Senior Production Engineer in Calgary, Canada

at Petroplan
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted April 17, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Our Client who is a leading Oil and Gas Operator are currently looking for an experienced Sr. Production Engineer to be based out of Calgary on a long term contract.The successful candidate will be a key member of the Production Operations team who will work closely with field operations, well optimization specialists, IOC, reservoir, and completions engineers to provide production optimization and innovation. The Production Engineering role will be focused on technical work to maintain the production base through analysis of well performance, artificial lift design and optimization, and well pad operations.Key ResponsibilitiesProvide technical production engineering expertise within a multi-disciplinary team to monitor, analyze and optimize SAGD well productionOptimize artificial lift (Gas Lift, ESP and PCP) and manage well servicing or workoversTroubleshoot surface facility issues (separation, metering, etc.)Collaborate with both Field Operations and Reservoir Engineering to ensure adequate field surveillance and production data integrityProduction forecast and optimal operation of SAGD well pairs through well modeling and performance analysisCost management of OPEX and CAPEX to ensure that we meet targets and continue to improve execution. Provide forecasting for long range planning.Plan and manage new well startups (steam circulation phase and SAGD phases)Plan and manage gas lift to ESP conversionsTraining and mentoring new staff to ensure a highly effective teamIdentify and recommend new technologies to improve the SAGD recovery processSkills Required:Minimum Bachelor’s degree in EngineeringMinimum 8+ years of direct experience that includes facilities, completions, productionStrong sub-surface knowledge and reservoir analysis experience within SAGD operations is a requirementMust be familiar with AER regulations around SAGD operations3 yrs of field operations experience would be considered an assetStrong leadership skills and experienceDemonstrate ability to work independently and on a multi-disciplinary teamStrong communication, interpersonal, teamwork and problem solving skillsPreferred QualificationsExperience with ESP, PCP, and Gas Lift design and troubleshooting.Experience and technical knowledge of Gas Lift, ESP or PCP simulator softwares would be an asset (i.e. Avocet, Autograph, PCPump CFER, Pipesim, PROSPER).Experience with TWBS or equivalent thermal wellbore modellingJob Type: ContractRequired experience:SAGD: 3 yearsProduction / Completions: 8 yearsField Operations: 3 yearsRequired education:Bachelor's

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