Senior Petroleum Engineer in Brisbane, Australia

at Origin Energy
Location Brisbane, Australia
Date Posted March 4, 2020
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Support our Condabri, Talinga and Orana assets
Permanent role
Brisbane based

Working for us
At Origin we have a strong purpose and values that challenge us to find the answers to the big energy questions. Every person that works with us helps us reach that goal. If you bring good energy to Origin, you’ll get it in return. A challenging career. An exciting industry. And the support to grow and explore your potential.

The Senior Petroleum Engineer is responsible for supporting our Condabri, Talinga and Orana assets in the following areas:
Subject matter expert in Artificial Lift Systems Linear Rod pump, ESPCP, PCP across the asset
Completion of Well Intervention requests to maintain / reduce MTTR along with NPV assessment
Dedicated mostly to artificial lift design, implementation and monitoring along with well intervention WO
Find new and innovative ways to arrest field decline
Focus on mid to end of life design and challenges
Provide feedback and input into the design process and ensure learnings are captured and involved in handover to operations
Failure analysis
Mentorship and coaching of junior engineers


You’re experienced in:
Statutory certification to practice as engineer in Queensland (RPEQ)
Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (Petroleum Engineering)
Sound knowledge and understanding of the technical and commercial aspects in the upstream oil & gas sectors
Minimum eight year's experience in the upstream oil/gas sector
Subject matter expert Artificial Lift System
Experience selecting and optimising a range of artificial lift types or a solid background in reservoir engineering
Experience in monitoring large volumes of well data to identify wells with deviations from target and that require action planning to minimise production supply losses
Strong analytical and interpretative skill
Proven experience in CSG Reservoir Engineering
Experience with petroleum engineering in Surat Basin or similar low pressure, high solids environments
Strong experience with Rod pump systems, Fracture Stimulation and PCP artificial lift systems

A great team to join
It's an exciting time to join Origin. Together we’re powering a cleaner, smarter energy future for Australia and beyond, always looking for better ways to deliver for our customers – and for our people.
Origin’s Integrated Gas business plays a critical role in powering our future, as a leading gas producer for Australian and international markets. We’re also exploring for natural gas reserves to develop as a future energy source. We focus on being an efficient, low-cost operator of unconventional gas to meet the growing demand of high value gas and LNG customers in Australia and Asia. We need passionate and forward-thinking people to join us, who are committed to a zero-harm safety culture, managing risk and driving culture change.
Origin. Good energy
At Origin, our focus is on getting energy right for our customers, communities, and planet. Because we know it’s up to us to shape the future of energy. Today, we serve more than 4.2 million customers, are one of the most significant energy producers in the country and listed in the ASX Top 50 companies.
For more information contact: Mark Pamplin - 03 8627 9065, quote Requisition ID: 75212

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