PRODUCTION ENGINEER in United Arab Emirates

at Five Continents Technical & Industrial Services
Location United Arab Emirates
Date Posted July 23, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Basic Function:

Plans, supervises and/or carries out a variety of duties relating to rigless operations, testing and stimulation to ensure optimization of oil/gas producing wells, water supply and water/gas injection wells.
Provides technical support to field operations in the production of hydrocarbons and the efficient use of water and/or gas injection systems.
Work embraces one or more oil and gas fields with processing facilities and more than 600 wells (oil producers, gas producers/injectors, water supply/injectors, water disposal, observers and exploration wells).

Work Performed:

Prepares programs for rigless operations, perforation, kick-off operation, stimulation and well testing to be carried out by service companies.
Undertakes rigless completion and testing of newly drilled/worked over wells.
Prepares programs for various well tests such as multi-rate production/injection tests and isochronal/modified isochronal tests. Coordinates and supervises testing operations and carries out preliminary interpretation and evaluation of test results.
Follows up and supervises all wireline work carried out by contractors. Checks the Amerada charts and downhole electronic memory results, as necessary and forwards to Abu Dhabi.
Supervises production logging and carries out preliminary log interpretation and evaluation of test results.
Monitors oil/gas producing and water injection wells performance. Investigates and diagnoses well problems and proposes action requirements. Recommends workover for specific wells giving prognosis of each well and workover justification.
Coordinates and supervise down hole equipment testing and maintenance.
Reviews and evaluates water injection clusters performance and discusses the long term injection test with concerned engineers of other Departments.
Supervises trials of new surface and downhole equipment.
Monitors and discuss the performance of installed production equipment (Xmas trees, chokes, SC-SSSV's, control panels, SSV's/ actuators).
Participates in technical studies concerning water/gas injection and artificial lift projects, oil and gas operations, facilities optimization or modification, as assigned.
Maintains comprehensive database on well history, oil/gas production, water production/ injection and gas injection statistics.
Follows up on contractor service performance and adherence to safe work practices.
Participates in the development of operating, reporting and recording procedures for oil, gas and water production/injection performance.
Keeps abreast of technological development in the field of corrosion mitigation & control engineering in the oil/ production industry and recommends their adoption by Company.
Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
Participates in the preparation of the department budget as applicable to production engineering.
Participates in the training and development of assigned UAE national employees. Includes developing and implementing O-J-T programs, monitoring and reporting on progress and counseling employees as required.
Act as focal point for production Engineering related contracts (e.g. Rigless, wireline, well test & redressing), where fields requirements and to be prepared and contract pre-qualification is conducted.
Knows the Company health, safety and environmental policy, procedures, regulations and objectives as they relate to his area of responsibility, and ensures that they are effectively implemented in his domain.

Minimum Requirements:

B. Sc. in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.
5 years Petroleum Engineering including workover, completion, well testing and production operations.

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