Production Engineer in St. John's, Canada

at Petroplan
Location St. John's, Canada
Date Posted July 10, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Our client, a leading oil & gas organization is looking to add a Production Engineer specializing in Subsurface developments. This is a 1 year independent contract with a very high possibility of extension for the right candidate, based in St. John's, NL.The Position: This senior level individual will perform as part of a multi-disciplinary subsurface team responsible to optimize, develop, and execute the development plan for the organization's upcoming project. This role will have a focus on well planning, completion design, topsides integration, and operational integration.Key Responsibilities: Optimize water flood and gas lift performance for existing wellsIdentify and evaluate production optimization potential to maximize the value of the existing wellsAssist in the planning and execution of depletion/drilling strategies within a team environmentDesign completion strategies for new wells including water/gas injector and producer designsEvaluate artificial lift options and select optimal gas lift or ESP designsPlan well intervention strategies for new well designsProduction well and system modeling and forecasting for existing and future development wellsDevelop reservoir monitoring and management strategies including production loggingEvaluate production enhancement technologies to increase reservoir contact and well performanceDevelop production chemistry strategiesGuide and provide subsurface input into flow assurance studies as neededInterface with the Production Operations, Drilling & Completions, and Project teamsMentor other production engineering staff as neededLead subsurface guidance for measurement and allocation systemsSteward subsurface operational and facilities interfaces; participate in HAZOP reviews as neededDevelop start-up and operational guidelines from the subsurface perspectiveAssist in preparing regulatory applications and interface with the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum BoardKeep informed of technical advancements in the field of production engineeringWork with joint venture partners to advance production engineering understanding across partner organizationsKey Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in EngineeringProfessional Engineer status with PEG-NL15+ years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry, experience both working offshore and supporting offshore teams in the NFLD regionExperience working in a multi-disciplinary teamStrong understanding of depletion planning and reservoir engineeringExpert knowledge in nodal analysis techniquesKnowledge of flow systems, flow calculations and allocation proceduresExperience in development of operational proceduresExperience in Sandface Completion DesignExpert in design, operation and optimization of Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESPs)Drilling, Completions, and Intervention/Workover experienceOffshore Operations Experience (Platform or FPSO)Experience using Nodal Analysis tools (Prosper/GAP/etc.)Experience using Production Allocation Systems (OFM, Flow Manager, etc.)Job Type: ContractExperience:Oil & Gas Production: 10 yearsEducation:Bachelor'sLocation:St. John's, NL

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