Production Engineer - Subsurface Developments in Canada

at Dovre Group
Location Canada
Date Posted July 10, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Optimize water flood and gas lift performance for existing wells
Identify and evaluate production optimization potential to maximize the value of the existing wells
Assist in the planning and execution of depletion/drilling strategies within a team environment
Design completion strategies for new wells including water/gas injector and producer designs
Evaluate artificial lift options and select optimal gas lift or ESP designs
Plan well intervention strategies for new well designs
Production well and system modeling and forecasting for existing and future development wells
Develop reservoir monitoring and management strategies including production logging
Evaluate production enhancement technologies to increase reservoir contact and well performance
Develop production chemistry strategies
Guide and provide subsurface input into flow assurance studies as needed
Interface with the Production Operations, Drilling & Completions, and Project teams
Mentor other production engineering staff as needed
Lead subsurface guidance for measurement and allocation systems
Steward subsurface operational and facilities interfaces; participate in HAZOP reviews as needed
Develop start-up and operational guidelines from the subsurface perspective
Assist in preparing regulatory applications and interface with the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board
Keep informed of technical advancements in the field of production engineering
Work with joint venture partners to advance production engineering understanding across partner organizations

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Professional Engineer status with PEG-NL
Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team
Strong understanding of depletion planning and reservoir engineering
Expert knowledge in nodal analysis techniques
Knowledge of flow systems, flow calculations and allocation procedures
Experience in development of operational procedures
Experience in Sandface Completion Design
Expert in design, operation and optimization of Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESPs)
15+ years’ experience in the Oil & Gas industry
Oil & Gas Offshore experience; experience both working offshore and supporting offshore teams in the NFLD region
Major projects experience
Drilling, Completions, and Intervention/Workover experience
Offshore Operations Experience (Platform or FPSO)
Experience using Nodal Analysis tools (Prosper/GAP/etc.)
Experience using Production Allocation Systems (OFM, Flow Manager, etc.)

Production Operations Experience; strong understanding of how to run a facility, process start-ups, shutdowns, etc.
Well Stimulation experience; a strong understanding and exposure to the execution of hydraulic fraction
Experience using Sandface Modeling tools (Netool, etc.)
Experience using Wellcat
Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.

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