Senior Production Engineer


Senior Production Engineer

Job Description
We are seeking a Senior Production Engineer with good communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplined team. The overall purpose of the role is to manage the interface between the reservoir, wells, and operational teams to optimize productivity from wells.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build a production surveillance infrastructure to allow;
  • Evaluation and maintenance of production allocation
  • Collation of information to allow analysis of gas and condensate production and sales
  • Identification of water production if applicable
  • Communicating with onshore control room to efficiently manage production
  • Responsible for daily nominations against long- and short-term production forecasts
  • Coordinate with offshore and onshore teams to;
  • Optimise timing and value of maintenance work
  • Direct activities such as taking regular and representative HC samples
  • Maintenance/calibration of offshore wet gas meters
  • Collaboration with well operator in relation to well integrity issues
  • Monitor wells for any production behavioural changes - contribute to planning and coordinating any performance intervention activities
  • Flow assurance, working closely with Operations Team & Development Manager
  • Working with the Subsurface Team to develop Reservoir Management Plans
  • Well & network modelling/monitoring of company infrastructure (Prosper/MBAL/GAP)
  • Support the planning of new field development
  • Support evaluation of business development opportunities
  • Excellent communication with field Operator, Development Manager & Executive Team
  • Support in the Corporate Reserves process
  • Partner meetings & TCM updates

Qualifications & Experience
Your skills and experience will include:

  • 7 years' experience of production engineering
  • Master's Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, or related field
  • Experience with low perm hydraulically stimulated gas fields
  • Production management of gas fields
  • UK Southern North Sea experience
  • Experience using PETEX Suite (GAP, MBAL & Prosper)
  • Experience of using TNav software suite
  • Production chemistry experience desirable but not essential
  • Experience with hydrocarbon accounting software would be an advantage

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