Production Engineer - SubSurface in Canada

at Petroplan
Location 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 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 Key Requirements: * Bachelor's Degree in Engineering * Professional Engineer status with PEG-NL* 15 years' experience in the Oil & Gas industry, experience both working offshore and supporting offshore teams in the NFLD region * 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) * 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.)

About Petroplan: Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.
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