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Senior Production Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Production
  • Date posted: 04/12/2018
  • Job reference: VR/44090
Raeburn have a requirement for a Senior Production Engineer to work with our client, an Oil & Gas Operator. This is a contract opportunity and will be based in Aberdeen.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid Right to Work in the UK is required.

The successful candidate will be a Senior Production Engineer in the production engineering/optimisation team. Acting as custodian and manager of the well operating envelope and the integrated production system. You will occasionally be required to operate in an supervisory capacity to stand-in for team leader.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Technical/Functional - Production Value Protection
- Safeguard/manage the production/injection well operating envelope and performance. Identify and realise well optimisation opportunities in conjunction with Reservoir Engineers and D&C Engineers
- Drive the sand management strategies.
- Identify, project manage and drive well interventions, production optimisation opportunity realisation.
- Implement and oversee the digital oil field; Production System Optimisation and Well Flow Assurance processes.

Technical/Functional - Production Value Creation
- Support infill well programs provision of all production technology input (upper completion design, artificial lift design and sand face design)
- Subsea interventions (intervention programming/design)
- Drive preparation of technical and commercial justification for well interventions & workovers
- Prepare input for partners meetings and annual production reports (OGA etc.)
- Oversee 3rd party studies and take part in same
- Occasional offshore visits in support of project execution

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING:
- Preferably MSc or equivalent degree in either Petroleum Engineering/Reservoir Engineer or related subject achieving a minimum 2:1 or equivalent.
- Extensive relevant experience in Oil/Gas Industry

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
- 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
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