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Senior Production Engineer

  • Job reference: 926171
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Operations / Production
  • Date posted: 21/06/2019

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

Responsibilities Include:
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 IFM / IVM); Production System Optimisation and Well Flow Assurance processes
Support infill well programs - provision of all production technology input (upper completion design, artificial lift design and sand face design
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 support and guidance to other engineers as and when required

Qualifications & Experience:
MSc or equivalent degree in either Petroleum Engineering / Reservoir Engineering with robust and relevant experience within the Oil and Gas industry
Proven track record of delivery, ideally from an oil and gas operator background
HPHT experience is preferable and will be a differentiator
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

Permanent 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 926171.

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