Production Technologist, Doha Qatar

at Shell
Location Doha, Qatar
Date Posted July 26, 2016
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 6


Auto req ID 14039BR Job Title Production Technologist Country of Work Location Qatar Work Location DOH Company Description Shell is the largest foreign investor in Qatar and has invested US$ 21 billion in Qatar alone in the past six years. Joining Shell in Qatar will see you work on some of the world’s most innovative energy projects: Pearl GTL and Qatargas 4. Innovation is key at Shell, and your career will be propelled by Shell’s commitment to your career, which will accelerate your learning curve and broaden your scope. Moreover, our diverse pool of global experts will see you engage with colleagues worldwide. Qatar is the world’s largest LNG supplier, and Shell’s global leadership in LNG will help forge growth in the years to come. Job Description Priority in the employment shall be given to the Qatari workers. Non-Qatari workers may be employed in case of need.
- Qatar Labor Law (Article 18)

You will be responsible for ensuring safe and reliable gas delivery from Shell’s wells. Your priority will be responding to requests from offshore and onshore operations to optimize production and maintain well integrity. You will be the owner of the Pearl GtL Prosper and Production Universe well models. You will be responsible to ensure the Production Technology (PT) aspects of the Shell’s Global Well, Reservoir, and Facility Management (WRFM) minimum requirements are maintained and will provide steer to improve the application of WRFM standards for Pearl GtL. You will also be responsible for ensuring well integrity compliance in accordance with Group and local well integrity standards and will demonstrate safety leadership when in the field.

Planning for acquiring and evaluating well and reservoir surveillance data through well interventions are integrated activities which are managed by the WRFM Team. You will act as the key interface between Completions and Well Interventions, executing the various well intervention activities offshore and in Ras Laffan, the North Field Subsurface Team and the WRFM Team itself, all involved in the acquisition and evaluation of the surveillance data. As part of this interface position you will be required to frequently visit and spend significant time in the field, both the Pearl GTL plant in Ras Laffan and the offshore platforms where the surveillance activities are being executed.

You will be a part of the multi-disciplinary Pearl GtL WRFM Team and will work closely with the reservoir engineers, petrophysicists, and production geologists to deepen Shell’s understanding of the North Field through execution of the WRFM Value Loop. Besides acting as interface for acquiring the surveillance data, you will be the primary WRFM contact for production operations and process technology to ensure the full “Facility” value is maximized in WRFM processes and, in doing so, you will play a key role in integrating the upstream and downstream elements of Pearl GtL. You will work with the North Field Subsurface Team to provide value creation PT input if additional development wells are required. You will be one of only a few PTs in country and will need to be comfortable leading the PT community in your areas of expertise and equally comfortable in reaching out for support in areas where you are developing.

In addition, you will play a key role in shaping the future of the Pearl GtL WRFM team. Pearl GtL is a new operating unit within Integrated Gas, a new line of business. This newness creates opportunity to shape the future of WRFM within Qatar as well as for future Integrated Gas assets. In the local context, you will be a dedicated technical coach for developing Qatari talent and will have annual goals related to the coaching and development of others. You will be joining the Pearl GtL WRFM team at a time where you will be able to influence the prioritization and participate in the execution of a significant number of offshore well interventions.
Requirements Priority in the employment shall be given to the Qatari workers. Non-Qatari workers may be employed in case of need.
- Qatar Labor Law (Article 18)

  • The candidate should have a University Degree.
  • 6+ years experience as a production technologist
  •  Commitment to personal and process safety
  •  Solid track record of coaching, mentoring, and leading others to mutual solutions
  •  Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Familiarity with WRFM value loop and standards
  •  Demonstrated ability to mature well-related projects, including well interventions
  •  Self awareness of technical strengths and gaps with confidence to lead where you are strong and ask for help where you have technical gaps
  •  Professional in handling confidential and most confidential data
  •  Strong communicator who is able to adapt style to audience needs
  •  Ability to positively influence the team while remaining open to differences of opinion
  •  Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in WRFM, big-bore gas wells, PetEx IPSM, and Production Universe

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