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Production Engineer

Geologist Production, Engineer, Production
Job Ref 11478
Job Type:
Production Engineer
$515 Per Day

Job Details

The Role
The Production Engineer plays a vital role in ensuring the timely execution of well intervention and well delivery planning, which is crucial for meeting the 2024 production targets and preparing for the 2025 budget cycle.

As a key member of the Production and Reservoir Management team, this position provides specialized Petroleum Engineering and Production Optimization support to operated assets. Responsibilities include identifying, planning, and implementing activities to enhance field production and injection, such as optimization and intervention efforts. Additionally, the role involves offering expert petroleum engineering support for infill drilling planning activities.

  • This is a PAYE contract position until 30th June 2025. The role will be based full time in Aberdeen. 
  • Full time position.  Monday to Thursday working in the office, WFH on Fridays.

The successful candidate will
• Independently assess, identify, and justify valuable well and reservoir opportunities
and strategies, including interventions, workovers, and treatments.
• Expertly manage and advance opportunities through the Client stage gate system
with minimal supervision.
• Support infill well delivery, including well statement of requirements, completion design inputs, and flow assurance considerations.
• Lead framing discussions and conduct decision analysis to develop effective strategies for managing uncertainty.
• Provide flow assurance for both new and existing projects.
• Oversee and manage the well review process.
• Collaborate with other subsurface disciplines to ensure successful outcomes.
• Lead technical support for well performance reviews and deep dives.
• Design sand face and upper completion, including inflow design, artificial lift, and
tubing sizing.
• Support platform and subsea interventions, including well start-up programs,
intervention program reviews, and peer assistance in design.
• Offer petroleum engineering support to subsurface teams and provide mentoring to
the Production and Reservoir Management team.

• Preferably an MSc or equivalent degree in Petroleum Engineering, Reservoir
Engineering, or a related field.
• Proficiency in theoretical petroleum engineering and production technology concepts.

Expertise in
o Sand face and upper completion design
o Production technology concepts and applications
o Well and plant optimization strategies.
o Industry-standard petroleum engineering software, including the PETEX suite.
o PVT analysis and interpretation
o Addressing production chemistry issues in waterflood reservoirs
o Managing rock mechanical issues related to production and injection.
o Cased hole logging principles and applications.
o Zonal control principles and applications
o Metering principles and applications

• Competency in project management for well intervention and well delivery
• Excellent presentation and report writing skills
• Ability to build effective relationships at all levels, both internally and externally

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