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Senior Production Engineer

The Role

Our client are seeking a Senior Production Engineer to join their Production Engineering team in Aberdeen.

Reporting to the Petroleum Engineering Team Lead, you will be responsible for identifying and maturing intervention opportunities; supporting ongoing infill drilling by defining the completion requirements; and providing input to production and injection optimisation. These are the core elements of Asset strategy, which aims to extend the production life into the late 2020’s.

To deliver the core responsibilities of the role you will be required to lead extensive stakeholder management engagements, as the role interfaces with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. These include the Subsurface Team; the Joint venture partners; the Developments Team; Asset Planning; Well Engineering; and Technical Excellence & Assurance. You will play a key role in delivering best-in-class results through:

Primary duties :

Support infill well programs – provision of all production technology input (upper completion design, artificial lift design and sand face design

Support/Drive the well productivity management and improvement initiatives

Platform/ Subsea interventions programming / design

Petroleum engineering support to subsurface / development team

Ad-hoc support for Business Development

Drive preparation of technical and commercial justification for well interventions & workovers

Prepare input for partners meetings and annual production reports (OGA etc)

Overseeing third party studies

Occasional offshore visits in support of project execution

Provide supervision, support, coaching and guidance to other engineers as and when required

Secondary duties

Safeguard and management of the production / injection well operating envelope and performance interfaces

Identifying and realising well optimisation opportunities in conjunction with Reservoir Engineers and D&C Engineers

Overseeing flow assurance in the producing/injecting wells and infrastructure

Driving the sand management strategies

Implementing and overseeing the digital oil field (Petroleum Expert’s IPM / IFM / IVM); Production System Optimisation and Well Flow Assurance processes

Who they are looking for?

You will be qualified to MSc or equivalent degree in either Petroleum Engineering / Reservoir Engineering with robust and relevant experience within the Oil and Gas industry. Furthermore, you will have a proven track record of delivery, ideally from an oil and gas operator background. We are particularly interested in you if you have the following skills and knowledge:

Sound theoretical petroleum engineering & production technology exposure

Familiarity with industry-standard Petroleum Engineering software methods including well performance modelling, reservoir simulation, and material balance amongst others

Familiarity with PVT analysis & interpretation

Familiarity with production chemistry issues associated with waterflood reservoirs

Familiarity with rock mechanical issues associated with production and injection

Familiarity with cased hole logging principles and application

Familiarity with metering principles and application

Familiarity with well and plant optimisation strategies

Excellent presentation and report writing skills

Effective relationship builder at all levels, both internally & externally

Any HPHT experience will be a differentiator

Supervisory skills to lead/coach/guide others.

Only applicants that have the right to work in the UK will be considered.

For further information or to apply, please visit our website: or contact us on 01224 261920

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