Production Technologist in Virden, Canada

at Tundra Oil & Gas Limited
Location Virden, Canada
Date Posted April 22, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Tundra Oil & Gas is a Manitoba-based oil and gas exploration and production company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Winnipeg-based James Richardson & Sons, Limited. Tundra’s head office is in Winnipeg, with additional offices in Virden and Calgary. At Tundra, we believe that our people are the foundation of our success, and we are dedicated to growing our company in a sustainable and disciplined way. This philosophy has served us well since our inception in 1980. Today, Tundra is a team 300-strong, and a leader in the Manitoba and southeast Saskatchewan oil industry. We take pride in supporting the communities in which we operate and stewarding the resources we manage for today and for the future. We are committed to working together and to getting everyone home safe every day.

Tundra is seeking a Production Engineer/Technologist for our Virden, MB office.

Reporting to the Production Engineering Manager the Production Engineer/Technologist is responsible to:

Provide Production Engineering skills and services to cost effectively manage and maximize daily production within the assigned Business Development Team (BDT) area.Provide a lead role and liaison for recognition and resolution of Production Engineering issues between the Business Development Team and field Operations.Proactive participation / implementation of all Company Safety Policies / Practices.Monitor production rates vs budget/target on existing wells.Equip, start-up, and monitor production rates vs budget/target on all new wells within the BDT area.Monitor, model, and optimization of existing artificial lift systems to extend run life.Reviews and recommendations for interventions on well or lift failures.Interact regularly with Operations to maintain appropriate well testing on existing, new, and worked over wells.Recognize well production issues, develop workover plans, recommendations, economics analyses, and assist with workover programs and cost estimates.Artificial lift designs, alternatives, cost comparisons on new and existing wells.Research, evaluate and implement new artificial lift pumping systems and other technologies.Assist with completion program development on new wells.Understand Production Engineering related operating cost drivers and assist Operations with monitoring and managing operating costs.Monitor gathering system pressures and evaluate production restrictions.Monitor fluid processing capability and proactively ensure adequate water disposal capability.Assist Operations with production engineering related issues.Assist with Field development and implementation of Team Capital Program.Assist to ensure production operations remain in compliance with regulations.Other related duties as required.
Candidates for this position will possess the following qualifications and competencies:

Engineering Degree or Petroleum Technology Diploma, other applicable education and existing Oil & Gas Experience will be considered.Knowledge of Production Engineering practices and principles with 2 – 15 years of relevant experience required.Exposure to rod pumping artificial lift systems; well completions and workovers; waterflood facilities and monitoring.Oil production facilities exposure an asset.
If you would like to be part of a continuously growing company, please submit your cover letter and resume, along with your salary expectations by May 12th, 2019.

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest; however only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.

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