Senior Well Performance Methods Engineer (Integrated Modelling) in Qatar, Qatar

at North Oil Company
Location Qatar, Qatar
Date Posted January 25, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


This is a permanent and residential position based in the NOC Head Office.
Scope of Work
This position contributes to the field's ability to meet production target by building and maintaining integrated models for the Well Performance team and for other clients such as Reservoir, Facilities and Major projects teams.
The main accountability is to maintain and improve the accuracy of the integrated model and ensure that it is working properly. Also to ensure the evolution of the model according to the present and future needs of the business.
This position also contributes to the long term objectives by performing other studies aiming to maximize well and field potential and improve efficiency.
This position provides support to other team on the use of well and surface models (GAP, Prosper)

Drive incident free environment through maintaining a strong safety culture.
Contributes to the asset integrity by reporting any anomaly observed in the daily monitoring of the wells.
Ensure that wells are operated under their operational envelopes.


Perform studies and propose new technologies to optimize potential under future field conditions and challenges, such as:
Calculate Monthly Potentials (integrator). Build and maintain tools to follow potentials evolutions with time.
Administration and maintenance of the GAP integrated model.
Contribute to bottlenecks identification by building and updating integrated models.
Generate field constrained forecasts for Oil production and water/Gas injection.
Build and maintain dashboards to allow WPT members to monitor and optimize production.
Maintain Well Opportunity register to identify and track opportunities to maximize production.
Perform studies related to slugging to assess Workover tubing upgrade and future completion strategies
Liaise with other departments and provide inputs/ results when requested for long term studies (ESP pilot, FCW)
Writes and reviews operational practices to improve well operations (sand management, well testing, production/injection envelopes, etc.)
Provide mentoring to younger Engineers.
Provides support on well optimization (ad-hoc)

Profile Required

Degree : Bachelor or Master's Degree in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, or equivalent.


8 years' proven experience in similar or related roles in the oil and gas environment.
Experience in Reservoir Engineering and Petroleum Engineering.
Proven experience with different artificial lift methods.

Technical, personal competences

Good interpersonal skills - ability to communicate effectively with site personnel, peers and management. Ability to work under pressure and stressing conditions.
Fluent in English. French is a plus.
Proficient in Petroleum Experts suite, Visual Basic and data management (SQL, MS Access).

HSE Certifications

BOSIET and H2H certification.

Deadline for submission of applications is on February 5, 2018.
Please quote position code FOP065 when applying

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