Senior Expert Petroleum Engineering in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

at OMV Norge
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted October 14, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Abu DhabiOMV Aktiengesellschaft

OMV produces and markets oil and gas, innovative energy and high-end petrochemical solutions – in a responsible way. With Group sales of EUR 23 bn and a workforce of more than 20,000 employees in 2018, OMV Aktiengesellschaft is one of Austria’s largest listed industrial companies. Due to our international activities in up- and downstream we can offer interesting and diverse job opportunities with excellent scope for career development. Diversity and equal opportunities are central to the OMV culture and key to our corporate success. Discover the exciting world of OMV.

As part of our continued growth aspirations in the MEA region, we are looking for a Senior Expert Petroleum Engineering to join our MEA hub. This position will have the possibility of a secondment into one of the National Oil Companies within the MEA Region.

Your responsibilities:
Generate completion conceptual and define completion requirements in line with the production/injection strategy for the wells
Evaluate and perform Gas Lift Design for Oil Producers. Finalize Well Testing Strategy, Monitor and Evaluate the testing results
Monitor well’s performance on daily basis, diagnose associated issues and evaluate optimization opportunities
Perform Nodal Analysis for Production System Optimization. Aids Reservoir Teams in designing and performing pressure transient analysis
Monitor Drilling Activities; communicate concerns to drilling and provide technical support for smooth running of operations
Create and maintain database for wells covering all operational job details, data acquired, well tests, pressure history and optimization work performed. Ensure the agreed plan for the wells is being followed and highlight any deviations required
Recommend and plans special tests or test runs of projects prior to recommending field wide or reservoir implementation. Coordinate the investigation of problems related to production technology and recommend appropriate solutions. Includes the use of new equipment, logging/ testing/ production techniques, studies
Prepare the available production and injection potential on monthly basis based on flow test results, Rig Activity Bar Chart and Hook-up & Commissioning schedule
Establish order of priority of opening depleted wells to obtain required field offtake, taking into consideration the reservoir constraints and injection/production balance ratio.
Your profile:
University degree in Petroleum engineering with relevant experience
Minimum 7 years of work experience in all aspects of Petroleum Engineering Operations
Offshore experience is preferable
Broad knowledge of inter dependencies, manages workflows with neighboring disciplines
Excellent English language and communication skills
We offer you:
The opportunity to join an internationally renowned company in a fast moving business sector, providing excellent development opportunities
We offer an attractive compensation package that matches your qualifications and professional experience. OMV also offers additional benefits and relocation packages for international moves.
Place of work: Abu Dhabi, UAE
Are you interested in joining our team?

Please apply online

OMV is an equal opportunity employer.
Your contact: Paul Macey

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