Senior Production Petroleum Engineer - Aberdeen

at Raeburn
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted August 3, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Contract


Our client is currently recruiting for a Senior Production Petroleum Engineer on a contract basis in Aberdeen.

Purpose Statement:
Provides petroleum engineering support and technical expertise on a wide range of opportunities from exploration to development and production.
Takes a lead role in many of these activities and projects and/or supervisors and coordinates the activities of other team members.

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.

Knowledge and Qualifications:
A 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
Proficient to plan and execute DST and other data acquisition programs

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