Production Metering Manager

Arlington, Virginia


Petroplan is seeking a Production Metering Manager to join an Integrated Production Excellence Team on behalf of a growing LNG Company with headquarters in the US. This position will be located in Arlington, Virginia, with required travel to Louisiana.


Develop, implement, and maintain a Metering and Measurements Management System for the LNG Facility and deliver the following objectives -

  • Ensure all meters and measurements operate to the required design.
  • Ensure that the uncertainty of the metering and measurements system is maintained through the meters and measurements Lifecyle:
    • All measurements are healthy and operate within design range and uncertainty
    • Ensure that all metering and measurements system certification and calibration documentation are properly managed as part of the Company's Documents Management System
    • Ensure that the meters operational and maintenance procedures are documented and fit for purpose
    • All meters are calibrated and inspected on a regular basis.
  • Ensure maximum Reliability of the metering and measurements system
  • Deliver the Production surveillance and monitoring requirements to support Real time Surveillance and Optimization
  • Develop a process to communicate mis-measurements and system changes with key stakeholders
  • Measurement Accuracy: Ensure that all metering systems comply with industry standards and regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Instrumentation & Control, Process, Chemical Engineering or Electromechanical Engineering
  • Technical Authority with 5 to 10 years' experience working on instrumentation, measurements and metering with a demonstrated track record of managing Metering and Measurements Management Systems
  • Oil and Gas experience is required, with strong preference to LNG
    • petrochemical, NGL, cryogenic natural gas processing, or other hydrocarbon processing experience may be acceptable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability in managing internal and external stakeholders

Specifications of the Role:

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret metering data to identify any discrepancies or anomalies.
  • Prepare regular reports on metering and measurements performance and uncertainties for key stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Operations, and Maintenance to maximize metering and measurements efficiency to optimize LNG production.
  • Identify areas for improvement, propose modifications to the metering and measurements system through Management of Change (MoC), and implement solutions to enhance accuracy and reliability.
  • Work with Maintenance and Contract & Procurements to ensure that there is a suitable set of spares and contracts with suppliers and manufacturers to maintain a high reliability of the metering system
  • Maintain accurate documentation of metering systems, calibration records, maintenance logs, and relevant operational procedures.
  • Ensure records are up-to-date and accessible for audits or reporting purposes.
  • Collaborate with equipment vendors and service providers to ensure the timely procurement, maintenance, and repair of metering equipment.
  • Evaluate vendor performance and negotiate contracts as needed.

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