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Production Chemist

  • Job reference: 929446
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Chemical Engineering, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 15/01/2020

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Production Chemist, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities will include:
Attending relevant facility and multi-discipline meetings and liaising with offshore facility teams
Generating monthly production chemical reports and communicating chemical performance against KPIs
Scale management via produced water surveillance and organising scale squeeze/dissolver treatments
Requesting chemical permit variations
Qualifying new production chemicals
Initiating the Management of Change process
Organising appropriate laboratory analyses and interpreting their results
Liaising with Company technical experts and chemical suppliers to troubleshoot Production Chemistry problems
Provide relevant fluid property information to the business
Administering the Company Chemical Approval process
Execute work with a continuous improvement mindset

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Minimum BSc or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Petroleum Engineering
Extensive experience in oilfield process chemistry operations or development projects.
Working knowledge of liquid hydrocarbon and gas processing/operations
In depth knowledge of oilfield flow assurance issues and oilfield chemical treatments is essential
Ability to interface and communicate with other technical disciplines
SQUEEZE modelling and thermodynamic scale, wax and hydrate modelling would be beneficial

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 929446

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.