|Location||Aberdeen, United Kingdom|
|Date Posted||November 18, 2018|
PermanentOur client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Petroleum Engineer based in Aberdeen.
Production Optimisation: Responsible for Production and Petroleum Engineering activities for selected operated producing oil & gas asset(s). Optimise production & injection wells via surveillance techniques, well modelling & field implementation. Work closely with Operations on a day to day basis to continuously optimise production wells in response to any operational issues. Work closely with Reservoir Engineers to define and implement reservoir management plans.
Production Allocation and Forecasting: Provide oversight of well allocation processes. Provide timely production forecasts, production loss management and production efficiency tracking.
Enhancement Opportunities: Develop plans and proposals for well interventions and/or process enhancements that could unlock production potential. Update and document opportunity lists and ensure these are fed into the respective asset opportunity hopper. Prepare and lead annual well reviews for each asset.
Well Operations: Provide support for any future well intervention operations. Be prepared to travel offshore to the wellsite should petroleum engineering supervision be required (this will be relatively infrequent, but important).
New Developments: Provide petroleum engineering support for any new field development or infill well drilling opportunities. Act as petroleum engineering focal point for completion and well test design. Provide advice and vendor supervision of artificial lift design, in particular for gas lift and ESP completions.
Peer Assist: Provide peer assist support and hands-on technical support to other Asset Teams as required. Mentor and develop junior PEs and others.
Manage External Relationships: Attend and present at JV partner meetings.
Liaise with third parties and manage external contractors as required. Carry out OGA production reporting and stewardship conformance duties as required.
Qualifications & Experience:
A degree in Engineering or a related discipline. Preferably a post-graduate qualification in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline.
Extensive experience as a Petroleum Engineer with an E&P; Operator working on a broad range of operated field development and production projects.
Track record of proactively proposing and implementing successful production optimisation opportunities and well intervention work.
Experience and detailed understanding of Offshore well intervention operations, production operations, facilities optimisation and artificial lift techniques (gas lift, ESP, etc.) are required.
Experience of classical Petroleum/Production engineering techniques.
The candidate should have skills and experience in industry-standard Petroleum Engineering software such as: Petroleum Experts suite (Prosper and GAP required, PVT and MBal are desirable); OFM and production surveillance systems.
Knowledge of OGA production reporting systems is required, to generate the monthly PPRS as well as the annual stewardship submission.
If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 922679.
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