Lead Flow Assurance Engineer



  • Perform state and dynamic simulations.
  • Identify the key flow assurance parameters of a production/export system.
  • Identify main flow assurance issues and the potential prevention/mitigation/remediation strategies to be adopted on existing and future design.
  • Manage steady state and transient analysis hydraulics studies.
  • Develop and manage scope for flowlines &pipelines hydraulics in OLGA.
  • Review studies carried out in OLGA for multi-phase pipeline systems.
  • Perform surge analysis on existing pipelines to determine if surge relief systems are adequate for current and projected operational needs and identify solutions to address any potential insufficiencies.
  • Evaluate model performance against actual pipeline performance to identify and execute improvement opportunities.
  • Work with processing engineering and process optimization in overall network optimization.
  • Support Automation Engineers regarding valve timing, automated shutdown/slowdown logic and pipeline operating & control philosophies.
  • Expertise in modeling/analyzing batching liquids of varying viscosities through a pipeline.
  • Manage Flow assurances deliverables during Concept, FEED and detail engineering.
  • Update of the design premise/design basis, along with assumptions and results of the flow assurance studies, thereby contributing to the assurance of technical integrity of future facilities.
  • Collaborate with Production Chemistry in order to check the required fluid chemical treatment.
  • Collaborate with Reservoir specialists to contribute to the Integrated Flow Assurance studies, incorporating lifetime reservoir and network simulations.
  • Lead provision of engineering input to business plan.


  • Bachelor's Degree in chemical/Mechanical.
  • 15 years' experience in flow Assurance Process Engineering.
  • Demonstrate working in recognized oil and gas operators or Well-known Engineering Firms.
  • Has experience in the oil / gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and is recognized as specialist in a specific engineering field on large to mega projects.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
  • Experience in Process Simulation such as Pipesim , OLGA and Unisim.
  • Expertise in hydraulic/ transient modeling and analysis

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