Production Engineer in KZ-Atyrau, Kazakhstan

at Wood.
Location KZ-Atyrau, Kazakhstan
Date Posted December 28, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Generates Onshore Facilities operating envelopes. Advises on opportunities to optimize onshore energy and resources utilization (heat, power and water). Investigates process flow assurance issues, process control queries, updating operating procedures and system optimization and troubleshooting. Reports findings to the Lead Production Engineer. Contributes to best practices, new technologies and knowledge sharing to leverage improved functional responsiveness for the onshore Process team. Delivers process engineering support related to operations, commissioning and restart of onshore production gathering and treatment facilities. Participates in HAZOP, HAZID, IPF, Risk Assessments and QRA reviews. Carries out Process Engineering activities in accordance with applicable HSE practices and procedures. Supports reviews of onshore process documentation including flow schemes, specifications and operating procedures. Contributes to process studies and makes recommendations related to the onshore Assets. Recommends and advises optimal and safe operating windows for all onshore product streams. Reviews onshore environmental performance, licensing and reporting. Visits site locations as required (Up to 2 days per week).

Skills / Qualifications

Degree in Process engineering, chemistry or equivalent. 3 years of upstream oil and gas industry experience. Functional Expertise of Process Engineering, International engineering standards and best practices. Familiar with part of, or the entire, Project life cycle and/or experience in front line oil and gas production operations. Some experience of driving business improvement in engineering, key words being: technology, fit-forpurpose solutions and cost effectiveness. Experience working in a high concentration H2S environment. Knowledge of and familiar with issues surrounding high pressure and high content H2S facilities preferred. Experience working in oil and gas operating environment preferred. Experience working in the former Soviet Union or hardship locations is preferred.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.    

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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