Senior Petroleum Engineer in Aberdeen, United Kingdom

at Airswift
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 27, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


COMPANY OVERVIEW Our Client is an independent oil and gas development and production company, focused on turning opportunities into value by targeting maturing assets and undeveloped oil fields. They are the largest UK independent oil producer in the UK North Sea, and have also established a presence in oil basins outside the UK North Sea, as part of our long term growth strategy.Fundamental to their success to date is a strong focus on their greatest asset – our people. Their talent, expertise, knowledge, experience and commitment have delivered remarkable results and we continue to look for the same attributes in prospective new employees as we pursue plans for further development in the UKCS and internationally.PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIESWork with subsurface and operations teams to ensure production is fully optimised via well, reservoir and facility surveillanceBuild, maintain and use appropriate petroleum engineering tools e.g. Prosper, GAP, etc.Work with subsurface and well engineering to identify and mature potential well interventions to increase production and/or gather critical informationWork with subsurface and drilling teams to optimise completion design for new wells and workover strategyBe responsible for management of production data, identifying, justifying and implementing improvements including completion of short term production forecastsInterface with operations personnel to ensure subsurface requirements are delivered e.g. during well operationsRequired to go offshore when required during critical well operations or workoversPERSON SPECIFICATIONInterpersonal Ability to work with individuals from a varied background in a multi-cultural environmentPresents themselves in a professional and ethical manner appropriate to the the company's values including presenting to all levels within organisationMaintain a safe working environment, complying with and promoting the Company’s HSE&A policyWorks collaboratively within a team environment and takes initiative to get things doneAbility to communicate in a respectful manner, both verbally and writtenSkills & attributesA motivated self-starter, proactive, flexible and able to respond positively to challenge and ad-hoc requestsAbility to contribute to the team, but equally work on own initiative with minimum supervisionStrives for continuous improvement; brings solutions and constantly seeks new and better ways to work to achieve Operations ExcellenceActively shares Company vision and demonstrates ability to adapt to changeExperience Demonstrate experience in a production environment in a Petroleum Engineering, Production Technology or Well Engineering capacity.Extensive oil industry experience gained working within Operations, in an E & P operator within UKCSWorking knowledge of petroleum geology, petrophysics and reservoir engineering techniques is essential as the position involves work within a multidisciplinary teamOffshore experience essential, ideally with well completions and interventionsQUALIFICATIONS Essential Degree qualified – relevant engineering degreeAble to demonstrate an aptitude for learning and continuous personal and professional developmentDesiredPetroleum Engineering degree would be advantageousOffshore survival and medical certification

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