Senior Production Engineer in Brisbane, Australia

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


Multiple opportunities across all operated assets
Intermediate and senior level roles
Brisbane based with occasional site travel
Application close date: 6th November 2018


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.

Origin is continuing to invest in gas exploration and production, as well as developing and operating a world-class CSG production business, through Australia Pacific LNG. A leading producer of CSG in Queensland, with growing reserves and new gas exploration interests around Australia, we are seeking the right candidate to become part of the team that’s meeting growing demand for energy, and searching for tomorrow’s energy solutions.

The Role

This is a unique opportunity for experienced Production Engineers join Origin’s Integrated Gas business and take an influential role within the APLNG venture. Based in Brisbane, the positions are responsible for supporting the operational asset teams. Current roles available include:
Senior Production Engineer – Condabri, Talinga & Orana
Production Engineer – Reedy Creek, Combabula & Peat
Production Engineer – Spring Gully
Key responsibilities include but not limited to:
Field Strategy and Performance: Maintain and improve process to optimise and maintain field performance
Gas Availability: Maintain and improve availability through managing pumping and completion systems and Operating philosophy to minimise well downtime and maximise reliability
Short Term Forecasting: Provide support to the Reservoir, Appraisal and Development Engineers producing the monthly forecast, identifying uplift opportunities, informing of operational issues and conducting well reviews
Well Integrity: Maintaining well in conformance with well integrity standards
Provide Technical Support: in process safety; artificial lift types and design; and vertical, fracture stimulated and horizontal well design, operation and optimisation
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your skills and experience in well integrity, well availability and production optimisation, while gaining excellent exposure to the APLNG Project.

Is This You?

Recognised Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering (or similar relevant discipline)
Upstream oil / gas experience with CSG background preferred
Sound knowledge of the technical and commercial aspects of Production Engineering
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
Confident communicator with the ability to collaborate effectively with key members of a wide range of stakeholders - proven ability to influence outcomes through negotiation
RPEQ or CPEng accreditation is advantageous

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.
If dynamic and challenging career opportunities and workplace flexibility are important to you, go with the employer that thinks differently.

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