Production/ Petroleum Engineer - 28/28 rotation to PNG from Australia

at Resourceful Recruitment
Location Australia
Date Posted September 29, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 5


nnovative workplace that promotes diversity and inclusion
Ensure safe, reliable, and optimal production
Highly competitive salary + uplift and benefits
Oil Search was established in Papua New Guinea in 1929 and is the country’s largest oil producer and private employer. Over 95% of its assets are in PNG, where it holds oil and gas production and exploration licences plus a 29% interest in the US$19 billion PNG LNG Project. This world class liquefied natural gas (LNG) development, which delivered its first LNG sales in May 2014, has quadrupled Oil Search’s production and transformed the Company into a major LNG exporter.

As the Production Engineer , you will provide day-to-day technical support to the Production Superintendent and drive key processes which underpin safe, reliable, optimal production from the reservoir to the production facilities. You will play a crucial coordination role between Subsurface, Facilities, Drilling, Well Integrity and Production Disciplines whilst upholding HSE policies and initiatives

Provide short term production optimisation oversight for the assigned field
Manage the quality control of daily production and annulus pressure data
Develop short term production forecasts
Monitor well performance and provide inputs into the crude lifting and gas export forecasts
Develop scopes of work and programs for well optimisation
Troubleshoot and investigate sub-optimal performance and recommend corrective actions
Provide and update a 7-day look ahead for well optimisation activities
Communicate the outcomes to key stakeholders and ensures alignment between forecasts and integrated activity plans
Provide clear guidance to Production Superintendent and Integrated Asset Planner to support optimisation of production impacting activities
Deliver technical support, guidance, and training to colleagues including graduates

Experience required:
Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering preferred
5 - 10 years’ oil and gas industry experience
Demonstrated experience in optimisation of gas lifted oil production wells, high GOR wells, and gathering systems
Strong track record in crude oil processing and gas production, compression, and export facilities
Proficiency in well performance analysis, optimisation & troubleshooting, production optimisation processes, nodal analysis, and flow assurance management practices
Sound understanding of reservoir management principles, including gas injection, well construction, well intervention, and integrity management methods
Excellent communication skills and stakeholder engagement skills
Willingness to collaborate across a range of technical abilities and experience levels in a multicultural setting
Experience working in a field based environment, ideally in a developing country
This role presents an exceptional opportunity to join a highly successful oil and gas company based at the Iagifu Ridge Camp. Employees enjoy a host of job-related benefits, from health and well-being and employee assistance programs, through to industry training and flexible work arrangements.

Oil Search is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe inclusion inspires innovation and welcome applications from all, regardless of race, age, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.

To APPLY , please follow the link and upload your current resume in word format. If you have any questions please contact Conor Murdock at Resourceful Recruitment on +61 7 3214 3603

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