Senior Production Petroleum Engineer - Aberdeen

at Orion Group
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 5, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Production Petroleum Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

Responsible include:
Provide production engineering support and technical advice/guidance to the asset teams and project/operations teams.
Monitoring production and injection performance on existing fields to optimize production and maximize recovery
Technical input to appraisal and new field developing planning and PVT input for production, development and exploration.
Predict inflow performance of vertical and horizontal wells and connect network models to reservoir simulation models
Plan, execute, analyse and conclude on DST and other data acquisition (e.g. PLT, pressures and watercut development)
Provide monthly updates of production profiles and corresponding variance analysis
Coordinate input to RNB process
Coordinate production chemistry evaluations for development planning and execution
Provide technical input and evaluation support to external technical studies and engineering services.
Support the development of technical skills and knowledge within the team by openly sharing technical knowledge and expertise with less experienced engineers and through mentoring.
Maintain a good understanding of financial/commercial aspects of work activities.

Qualifications & Experience:
CA Master or Bachelor degree in petroleum engineering
Sound technical knowledge and several years of experience within the oil & gas sector
Proficient knowledge of upstream production operations, infrastructure and developments on the Norwegian shelf
Experience from production engineering including well optimization, production planning, well hydraulics, flow assurance and artificial lift.
Working in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary professional teams
Personal attributes that contribute to an effective team
Proficient in well completion, sand management, production chemistry, metering technology, hydrocarbon accounting and applying a wide range of other production engineering techniques to develop quality reservoir management plans.
Proficient in applying tools like PVT-Sim, Well Testing Packages, Prosper/GAP/MBAL
Experience to run Eclipse for prediction of future production

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 915619.
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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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