Production Technologist in cairo, Egypt

at Shell EMEA
Location cairo, Egypt
Date Posted September 24, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Company description:At Shell Egypt, we believe that people are our greatest asset. You will see that our commitment to your career reflects our drive to innovate on many levels. We are committed to supply the worlds need for energy in socially and environmentally responsible ways and our commitment to diversity will always be of paramount importance. Shell began operations in Egypt in 1911 and has been a steady presence and employer ever since. In addition, our social investment and development programmes attest to our commitment to make a difference for Egypts youth. Shell Egypt runs workshop-based sessions aimed at delivering today's practical business skills to students through lectures and training conducted by experienced Shell hires, such as the Step Towards Progress (STP) at Cairo University; the Annual Conference for Engineering Students (ACES) & the Give and Gain programme at Ain Shams University, the Real Life Project at the American University of Cairo and the Al Amal Programme (Hope Programme).Job Description:PurposeShell is currently in a growth position in Egypt with 200 KBOPD aspiration in 5 years time. Shell is planning to increase number of drilling & workover rigs to make significant turnaround in its hydrocarbon maturation and operational performance, with respect of reserves replacement ratio to be > 1, production decline arrested, and HSE & Asset Integrity systems becoming sustainably embedded. The Egypt business needs to transform from a declining business into an exciting platform for growth with opportunities emerging in tight gas, and difficult to produce carbonates. Shells recent awarded exploration concession in Egypt is a vote of confidence in our turnaround, and presents exciting growth opportunities for Shell in the Western Desert. This position serves as a very important part of the Shell governance team overseeing Shell interests in Egypt. In particular, the job purposes are: Deliver additional value for Bapetco by application of quality core Production Technology discipline skills.Consider in depth well integrity aspects in all technical proposals and in execution & operations phases.Be an active team member driving the WRFM & production optimization improvement programme in Bapetco.Lead by example with hands-on application of PT excellence.Coach/supervise junior PE / PT staff.AccountabilityThe incumbent will be responsible for: All PT aspects of ongoing Bapetco operations (well testing, surveillance. restoration, optimization, facility debottlenecking).QA/QC of all well intervention activitiesShort-term production forecastingCoaching/Mentoring local PT staffReviewing the completion design for all new wellsWell Integrity for all operational wells and develop & maintain wells operating envelop.PT input into ongoing development studies.Job Requirements:University degree (M.Sc. or PhD) in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related discipline.Some 10+ years experience in Production Technology and related subsurface evaluation work in a variety of producing gas/oil reservoirs and well designs (completion, stimulation and artificial lift)Fulfils or exceeds the JCP requirements for a Production Technology JG3, with a level of knowledge in new technology implementations for better reservoir surveillances implementation.Skilled in production system optimization, well modelling, reservoir surveillance/management, completion design including hydraulic fracs and development planning.Thorough knowledge of well services.Commitment to staff development and mentoring experience in a multi-cultural environment. Good coaching skills of a multi-skilled, multi-disciplined team with varying levels of competency.Communicate effectively across disciplines, department, companies and project management experience in coordinating multiple disciplines without direct line authority.Effective team- and networker with good communication skills. • Flexible, open-minded character combined with patience and endurance.Personal drive, ability to cope high work load peaks, good at priority setting, self-starter and willingness to work against tight deadlines.Interpersonal skills and sensitivity to cultural differences are extremely important.Proven leadership skills and behaviours.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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