Production Engineer in Lysaker, Norway

at Aker Energy
Location Lysaker, Norway
Date Posted January 23, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


We are now looking for a Production Engineer to strengthen our organization to support development of our oil discovery offshore Ghana.
Please note this is a permanent staff role located in Oslo, Norway.
Responsibilities and tasks:
Project phase
Create plans for well start-up in cooperation with the reservoir team
Create choke model for oil & gas production deferment reporting for operational phase
Carry out process design review work and related activities as assigned in project
Operations phase
Work with reservoir team and create a practical evergreen reservoir management plan
Convert the reservoir management plan into instructions and procedures for the production team
Create the medium and long-term production forecast and interact with trading with regards to trading for oil sales and timing of cargo offloading
Assist in the development, monitoring and reporting of production KPIs
Assist in the preparation and development of operation/production budget
Together with the maintenance department, prepare and manage planning minimum shut down maintenance (budget, manning, materials, etc.)
Identify production deferment using a choke model and utilize root cause analysis techniques to resolve
Monitor FPSO supplier management of process operation and optimization through regular meetings and audits
Key responsibilities and tasks
Create & maintain choke model for oil & gas production deferment reporting for operational phase
Production forecasting and planning of offload timing
Carry out process design work and related activities as assigned in project
Supervise the work of subcontractors and subordinates as assigned in accordance with the Project organization
Assist other disciplines in accordance with Project requirements
Participate in design review meetings in accordance with Project requirements
Contribute to the process simulation and process documents delivery (PFDs, P&IDs;, equipment list, safety logic diagrams, studies reports)
Contributing to the technical specifications writing
Qualifications & personal attributes:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Process / Chemical Engineering or other relevant major
Significant relevant experience may compensate for lack of formal education
Experience in operation of subsea production systems in Ultra-deep waters
Experience in the use of Subsea Multiphase pumps as artificial lift
Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
Proven ability to coordinate production teams
Experience in developing PFDs, P&IDs;, MSDs and process equipment datasheets
Experience in Process Simulation (HYSIS / ASPEN / PROII)HAZOP / SIL experience (chairman or attendee)
Process control capability beneficial e.g. Process Control Philosophy, Cause and Effects, etc.
Strong verbal & written communication skills in English and strong interpersonal skills
We offer:
We offer opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others
Flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life
Contact information:
Please apply online.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact:
Elisabeth Ferreira, Senior Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions, e-mail:
NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy's recruitment partner.

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