Senior Production Technologist - Brisbane, Australia

at Arrow Energy
Location Brisbane, Australia
Date Posted October 18, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


We’re always looking for new environments to explore, new boundaries to push and new opportunities to drive performance. Arrow is an integrated coal seam gas (CSG) company, owned by two of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, Shell and PetroChina. Arrow explores and develops gas fields, produces and sells CSG and generates electricity.

Arrow has been safely and sustainably developing CSG since 2000 and supplying it commercially since 2004, and now delivers almost 20 per cent of Queensland’s gas supply from its five CSG fields in the Bowen and Surat basins.

With CSG exploration activities under way across Queensland, Arrow is working to meet the growing international demand for cleaner burning fuels through gas supply for liquefied natural gas export and is looking for an experienced ­­­­ Senior Production Technologist to join our team.

Reporting to the Manager Well Reservoir Facility Management , you will apply your strong technical and influencing skills to ensure the best outcomes and communication & integration across all disciplines for field based operations including Production Systems Optimisation, Well Integrity and Planning & Forecasting with limited supervision.

In addition you will:
Adopt standard safe work practices and procedures in accordance with Arrow’s safety policies;
Review daily production data with view to continuously improve;
Identify opportunities in the short / medium term for optimisation – agreeing actions and owners and monitoring close-out;
Provide technical input, review/support and assurance of PT deliverables, for Well and Reservoir Management activities. This includes recommending artificial lift design, completions and operating conditions;
Lead evaluation of ongoing, and initiation of future, Production Technology research and development trials, including cemented completions, hydraulic fracturing, multi-lateral wells and artificial lift technologies;
Through daily review and monitoring, ensure that any Well Integrity issues are captured at early stage and ensure actions required to address Well Integrity are prioritised;
Responsible for Well Reservoir Facility Management (WRFM) short term forecast & related activity input into ST-IAP. Ensuring actual production and deferment data are used to improve future forecasts;
Monitoring and providing Production Reliability and Availability assumptions;
Responsible for the co-ordination of the Surveillance activities plans and its implementation for existing assets;
Maximise asset life cycle value; demonstrate cost performance, incremental production and reserves delivery.

To be successful in the role:
You will hold a degree in Petroleum Engineering, Engineering or Science
Have extensive experience working as an Engineer in the Petroleum industry (CSG experience highly advantageous)
Proven WRFM skills including well optimisations, PCP design, reservoir management studies, well completions & interventions, well testing and nodal analysis
Demonstrated knowledge in 2 Artificial lift systems (ESP and PCP)
Knowledge of industry standard reservoir and production engineering software
Demonstrable problem solving and analytical skills
Professional written and oral communications skills with the ability to liaise with all levels of management and staff
Keen team player and ability to liaise with other Petroleum Engineering disciplines as well as a range of other functions (Well Engineering and Well Services, Operations, etc.)

In return for your efforts, Arrow Energy is offering an attractive remuneration package, commensurate with your qualifications and experience in addition to employee benefits such as the opportunity to purchase an additional two weeks leave, access to an employee benefits program which includes insurance, medical and lifestyle subsidies. All applications will be considered with utmost confidentiality.

One Arrow, One Team.

We embrace diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

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