SENIOR PRODUCTION ENGINEER in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

at Five Continents Technical & Industrial Services
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted September 3, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent



Job Purpose:

Plans, supervises and/or carries out a variety of duties relating to rigless operations, testing and stimulation to ensure optimization of oil/gas producing wells, water supply and water/gas injection wells. Provides technical support to field operations in the production of hydrocarbons and the efficient use of water and/or gas injection systems.

Key Accountabilities

Prepare programs for rigless operations, perforation, kick-off operation, stimulation and well testing to be carried out by service companies.
Prepare programs for various well tests such as multi-rate production/injection tests and isochronal/modified isochronal tests. Coordinates and supervises testing operations and carries out preliminary interpretation and evaluation of test results.
Follow up and supervises all wireline work carried out by contractors. Verify various reports and send to Asset Development for further review and action.
Supervises production logging and carries out preliminary log interpretation and evaluation of test results.
Monitors oil/gas producing and water injection wells performance. Investigates and diagnoses well problems and proposes action requirements. Recommends workover for specific wells giving prognosis of each well and workover justification.
Coordinates and supervise down hole equipment testing and maintenance.
Reviews and evaluates water injection clusters performance and discusses the long term injection test with concerned engineers of other Departments.
Monitors and discuss the performance of installed production equipment.
Participates in technical studies concerning water/gas injection and artificial lift projects, oil and gas operations, facilities optimization or modification, as assigned.
Maintains comprehensive database on well history, oil/gas production, water production/ injection and gas injection statistics.
Participates in the development of operating, reporting and recording procedures for oil, gas and water production/injection performance.


Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.


Provide input for preparation of the Section / Department budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved Budget and work plans to deliver Section objectives.
Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures

Implement approved Section / Department policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the Section’s / Department work programs in line with Company and International standards.

Performance Management

Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Section / Department in line with the Company Performance framework.

Innovation and Continuous Improvement

Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.
Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with ISO standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.

Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability

Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and Company Code of Practices.


Provide inputs to prepare Section MIS and progress reports for Company Management.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

Bachelor Degree in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.
8 years of experience Petroleum Engineering including workover, completion, well testing and production operations.

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