Production Technologist in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Shell EMEA
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 1, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Company description:Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UKs growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.Job Description:This position is within the Production Technology Discipline Team of the UK Development Engineering organisation.  The Production Technologist PT will have responsibilities for both Well, Reservoir and Facility Management (WRFM) and Hydrocarbon Maturation (HCM) activities in the assigned facilities.  This includes responsibilities for Operational Well Integrity, applying approved standards, reviewing technical quality of well operating envelopes, identification/assurance of business opportunities of the assigned field(s).   The main purpose of the role is to safely maximise the inflow and outflow potential of the existing and future well stock, maximise value of the hydrocarbon portfolio by contribution to identification and maturation of business opportunities.  The position may also involve acting as Opportunity Manager for assigned projects.  At JG5 level, the aim of this role is to provide key areas of PT-related exposure to the successful candidate, to allow them to enhance their technical and operational skills, in the pursuit of a career in Development or Production. The successful candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary team on these opportunities.  There are 20 Production Technologists at all levels of experience within the discipline and close co-operation with colleagues within Development, Production, Well Engineering and with other disciplines will be an essential part of the job.   The successful candidate will be working as a Production Technologist, initially on the Gannet hub, operated by Shell in the UK.  The Production Technologist is expected to support the Senior Production Technologist and Production Technology Discipline Lead, sharing and leveraging knowledge from within the asset, UPO and Shell/external globally to add value to the UK fields, providing support for other Production Technologists, progress PT discipline improvement plans & opportunities and contribute to the maintenance and advancement of the PT Discipline.   Within assigned field(s), accountabilities include:  - Responsible for alignment with PT Design Practice Compliance on assigned fields.- Responsible for the implementation of the HSE Critical Activities Document- Delivery of quality Production Technology work on assigned fields.  - Focus on efficient, lean delivery, especially on pre-concept select projects.- Delivery of quality and compliant operational well integrity work on assigned fields.- Delivery of quality PT work/support for drilling, workover and engineering project operations in assigned fieldsWithin the Development Team, Production Technologists report via the Production Technology line (Functional) to the PT Discipline Lead.Job Requirements:A university degree in Sciences, Petroleum Engineering or equivalent, with relevant Production Technology experience, emerging leadership capability and demonstrated commitment to HSSE. The successful candidate must demonstrate technical and leadership competencies in line with the competency profile for an early stage Production Technologists.  Given the need to deliver well designs and production into pre-existing and new production facilities, the incumbent must have the ability to analyse data, assess risks and understand subsurface uncertainties in complex, multi-disciplinary teams.  Emerging experience in WRFM, subsea well operations, well design and operations will be an advantage.   The successful candidate will have excellent inter-personal/team skills and experience working in a multi-discipline and/or multi-cultural matrix organisation.  In addition, the candidate should have good networking and business skills.  Disclaimer:Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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