Senior Production Engineer/Technologist in Brisbane, Australia

at Resourceful Recruitment
Location Brisbane, Australia
Date Posted January 27, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Emerging O&G; company with increasing production
Work closely with REs and Geos to optimise wells
Perm position with Base + Super + Bonus on offer
The Senior Production Engineer/Technologist is responsible for production engineering expertise from surface facility to gas plant. The position will work closely with subsurface and operations engineering teams, providing technical input to optimise production rates and drive key processes that underpin safe, reliable optimal production from the reservoir to production facilities.

The Responsibilities:
Provide Short Term Production Optimisation oversight for the facility. Acquire and QC daily production and annulus pressure data, consult discipline expertise and implement action plans to fully utilise production capacities within the safe operating envelopes of the reservoirs and wells
Debottleneck and optimise the production network and develop scopes of work and programs for well optimisation activities as well as managing field generated opportunities for improvement
Provide clear guidance to Geologists, Reservoir Engineers and Operations Manager to support optimisation of production impacting activities
Accountable for provision and update of 7-day look ahead for well optimisation activities
Develop Short Term Production Forecasts and monitor well performance and provide inputs into the Gas Export forecasts
Communicate the outcomes to key stakeholders and ensure alignment between forecasts and integrated activity plans
Qualifiy and quantify inputs into the Loss Management process to improve reliability, reduce performance losses and mitigate risks
Deploy practical troubleshooting and investigative techniques to identify root causes of sub-optimal performance and recommend actions to mitigate
The Requirements:
Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum, Mechanical or Process)
10+ years Oil and Gas experience with significant time spent with an owner/operator
Experience in artificial lift, production technology and gas compression
Strong understanding of well performance analysis, production optimisation processes, nodal analysis and flow assurance practices
Expertise in well construction, completion design, intervention and Integrity management methods
Demonstrated background in optimising low pressure wells, depleted fields and gathering system
Strong track record in field based activities and ability to travel to site regularly

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