Senior Petroleum Engineer in Brisbane, Australia

at Origin Energy
Location Brisbane, Australia
Date Posted July 22, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


9-month limited term contract
Brisbane based role (with occasional site travel)
Exploration and new ventures
Application close date: 29th July 2018

Origin - Australia's Leading Integrated Energy Company

An integral part of Australia’s energy future, we explore, produce, generate and sell energy to power millions of Australian homes and businesses every day, keeping them going and growing.

With operations and explorations assets in Australia and New Zealand we’re continuing to invest in gas and condensate exploration and production onshore and offshore. Origin is searching for tomorrow’s energy solutions, today.

The Role

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Senior Petroleum Engineer top to take an influential role within Origin's Exploration & New Ventures team on a 9-month limited term contract.
The position provides Petroleum Engineering support for exploration activities across APLNG's acreage, including working with Drilling, Completion and Facilities Engineers to successfully deploy pilot wells and long term well tests.
Key responsibilities include:
Plan well test operations (DST and wireline formation testing) in collaboration with Drilling and Completions personnel and interpret results to feed into reservoir studies
Select artificial lift systems for pilot wells. Work with operators to optimise operational artificial lift systems to meet objectives
Monitor well integrity compliance
Risk assessment of wells to ensure well integrity is maintained
Evaluate production performance and trends to ensure pilots and trials meet objectives
Design hydraulic fracture stimulation and oversee execution to ensure well objectives are met
Perform reservoir analysis and forecasting to support feasibility assessments

Is This You?

Recognised Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering (or similar relevant discipline); combined with statutory certification to practice as engineer in Queensland (RPEQ / CPEng)
Significant experience in Well Test Design, Planning and Interpretation
Able to select and optimise artificial lift systems, especially PCP and ESP systems
Familiar with Well Integrity requirements
Project Management Skills
Experience in Hydraulic Fracture Stimulation Design, Execution and Performance Monitoring
Ability to collaborate in multi-disciplinary teams including D&C, Operations and Development Engineering
Experience in CSG or tight gas onshore plays is highly regard

Make an impact on Australia's energy future
If dynamic and challenging career opportunities and workplace flexibility are important to you, go with the employer that thinks differently.
We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply.

Job requisition ID: 66754

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