Senior Production Engineer - Kurdistan

at The Highfield Group
Location Iraq
Date Posted July 25, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Contract


The Highfield Recruitment Company Ltd

Role: Senior Production Engineer

Salary: Tax free salary $140,000 to $150,000 per annum

Rotation: 5 weeks on / 3 weeks off (Rotation Ticket - Business Class)

Location: Site-based, Kurdistan

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Monitors active wells and leases to determine their economic status, regulatory compliance. Reports to Principle Facilities Engineer.
  • Develops well operation guidelines and oversees implementation of and adherence to the guidelines to deliver the targeted production and reserve targets.
  • Carries out well completions and supervise production engineering; monitor the production and maintenance, completion design, production logging, well test design and analysis, coiled tubing and workover operations, electric and slick line operations, and well control
  • Recommends and monitors training for site personnel
  • Reviews and approves Production-related expenditures and capital requests; develops budget and controls budget for Production-related activities
  • Plans and coordinates completions well intervention program.
  • Troubleshoot well problems, including use of nodal analysis pressure build up data.
  • To provide support to both site based operations and head office based reservoir team.
  • Well flowlines and completions assurance monitoring and issues control and categorizations
  • Flowline assurance working with Asset Integrity Engineer to determine areas of risk and action

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have:

  • Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering Or Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Middle East experience with preference to candidates that have worked in Iraq
  • Minimum 10-15 years' experience in hydrocarbon processing design and operations.
  • Experience in gas and oil completion and production and knowledge in production optimization techniques

Reporting and Communication:

  • Reports to the Principle Facilities Engineer
  • Enhances relationships with counterparts in other oil and gas companies to keep pace with technical and market exploration developments.
  • Maintains and exhibits excellent working relationships with all staff
  • Managing the daily reports on the well flow data and assisting in reservoir analysis
  • Provide daily guidance to operations on choke settings and well configuration, flow composition and proposed strategy for production with feedback from operations based on product needs

Our client provides a lucrative tax free salary of up to $150,000 per annum depending on experience, working a 5/3 rotation with accommodation, medical for employee and business class flights provided.

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