Production Optimisation Engineer in Glenside, Australia

at Beach Energy Limited
Location Glenside, Australia
Date Posted December 20, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Based in Adelaide, this role will be responsible for optimising base production, including monitoring and optimisation of artificially lifted wells. Artificial lift design, including project Authority For Expenditure (AFE’s) preparation to support the development and well repair / workover programs as required. Lead Integrated Field Reviews, to identify production optimisation opportunities (surface and downhole) for inclusion in annual capital work program.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Prepare programmes and AFE's as required; including use of ProdView, XSPOC, and IPM software.
Monitor producing assets to optimise daily production, including artificial lift installations (Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP) & beam pump). Provide artificial lift designs to Well Construction Team for implementation of CAPEX programs (Development & In-wellbore Optimisation / workover projects).
Review, audit and QC daily well production allocation data of the select field in ProdView.
Monitor operating and capital project expenditure versus budget and identify cost saving initiatives to maximise asset value.
Conduct Integrated Field Reviews (gas and oil assets) to identify production enhancement opportunities to feed into the project seriatim. Recommend economic projects for inclusion in CAPEX budget or as budget substitution projects.
Provide technical support to Development / Engineering / Well Construction Teams and Field Operators (for example connections, artificial lift, completion & artificial lift design) to identify and solve surface and downhole issues and to improve production efficiency.
Keep up to date with emerging technology in Petroleum/Production Engineering and any other related fields. Where appropriate, develop, justify and implement the use of new and innovative technology.
Effectively implement the Operational Regulatory Compliance Assurance (ORCA) process to ensure ongoing operational regulatory compliance, as applicable to this position, is achieved.
We are looking for technically proficient individuals with considerable knowledge of artificial lift (beam pump, ESP, jet pump) selection, design and optimisation, and a strong track record of delivering business value in the capital and operational compliance arenas within the hydrocarbons industry.
Tertiary qualification in the relevant engineering discipline is required as a minimum.
A current Australian Driving licence is required for this role.
About Beach Energy
Beach Energy is an ASX listed, oil and natural gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia with additional offices in Melbourne, Victoria and New Plymouth, New Zealand.
Founded in 1961, we today have onshore and offshore oil and natural gas production from five basins across Australia and New Zealand, making us a key supplier to the Australian east coast natural gas market.
Our values are Safety, Creativity, Respect, Integrity, Performance and Teamwork.
We are focused on maintaining the highest health, safety and environmental standards and we are committed to engaging positively with the local communities in which we operate, providing local employment, as well as partnerships with clubs and organisations.
Further information can be found on our website:-
How to Apply
Please follow the link and upload your resume.
Applications close Friday 04 January 2019.
This is an outstanding career opportunity with a leading Oil and Gas ASX Listed Company, enjoy an exceptional work environment within a highly experienced team in a highly respected and progressive company.

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