Senior Production Engineer in Houston, United States

at AIM World Services
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted February 7, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


My client, a leading exploration and development company, is looking for an experienced Sr. Production Engineer with over 12 years of production experience of offshore shallow water projects in the Gulf of Mexico. This position will require periodic travel to Mexico City and occasional travel to Ciudad del Carmen or the well locations offshore.Establish and promote safety and environmental performance expectations with employees and contractors in accordance with the Company’s safety policies and Safe + Sound initiative. Our fields have sour associated gas.Working with Sr. Completion Engineer, facilities team, and service companies, take responsibility for ESP design, installation and reliability. Ensure well construction is consistent with anticipated well rates, fluids and intervention capability.Responsible for planning, procedures and procurement for a late 2019 appraisal welltest involving ESP.Responsible for understanding welltest skins and identifying if and how to improve well productivity.Working with subsurface team and completion engineer, advise on optimal completion types.Work with project team to ensure adequate metering and instrumentation. Responsible for making sure we have sensors, data historian, database, software, and procedures correct and aligned with contracts.Identify storage and pumping requirements for production chemicals.Ensure data historian for welltests and allocated production in place prior to first production.Surveillance – monitor and optimize wells, implement production logging and pressure build ups. Lead wellbore corrosion monitoring.Identify candidates for well intervention and write procedures for intervention.Manage or advise on chemical program, well integrity program, routine and special procedures, flow assurance, metering and allocation.During multi-year 20 well drilling and completion program support development.Well positioning for optimal reservoir drainageFluid analysisWell productivity predictionsTubing size and artificial lift designQualificationsS. or M.S. in Petroleum or related engineering12+ years experience in upstream Oil and GasSpanish and English language capability. Strong teamwork, communication skills and initiativeExperience working in multi-disciplinary teams with an operatorBoth field and office experienceInflow/outflow calculations and nodal analysis including practical work experience and software knowledge. Nodal Analysis Ability to build and maintain a 5 to 20 well material balance/tubing/flowline model in support of development, operations and forecasting. Ability to pro-actively predict and advise so as to avoid bottlenecks or slugging.Job Type: Full-timeExperience:Upstream: 10 years (Preferred)Gulf of Mexico Project: 5 years (Preferred)Oil & Gas Operator: 10 years (Preferred)Location:Houston, TX (Required)Language:Spanish (Preferred)

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