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Senior Facility Engineer
80000 - £85000 per annum Housing, Schooling and Benefits
10 July 2018


Senior Facility Engineer
Doha Qatar

A leading petroleum client is looking for a senior facility engineer to contribute to the companies' downstream facilities. The facility engineer will be reviewing and analysing downstream facilities performance, so as to identify opportunities to improve performance.
The facility engineer will be needed to monitor the execution of improvement plans, whilst simultaneously supporting the Asset manager and reporting to senior management and JV board members.

Principal Accountabilities

  • The facility engineer will monitor the actual performance of the existing facilities in order to verify that the facilities design targets, production yields and operating philosophies are being achieved, pro-actively communicate gaps to potential and propose improvement activities
  • Provide technical input on the actual performance of the facilities; including reliability, operability, availability and maintainability to ensure that the design proposed for any new development project is practical and realistic and unlikely to give rise to future operational problems.
  • Identify areas for cost reductions and propose alternative engineering solutions for the plant's improvement proposals and identify potential synergies, which are most effective in reducing the overall operating cost. Perform initial techno/economical evaluations of improvement proposals
  • Provide technical support to the commercial/ legal teams during negotiation of commercials.
  • Analyze asset's Work Plan and Budget (WPB) financial submissions against identified activities and priorities, pro-actively provide insights into degree of alignment between assets' management, propose actions to improve alignment
  • Verify Green House Gas (GHG) submission from assets to ensure that relevant assets comply with the requirements of GHG Procedure and that the GHG verification process is carried out in timely manner
  • Analyse the monthly flaring data submitted by assets for flare reporting to the Senior Management and to monitor companies' progress on reducing flared gas volume.
  • Provide mentoring and on the job training of Qatari engineers to ensure knowledge transfer and retention, career development and implementation of the directorate Qatarization plan.
  • Execute Heat and Material balance calculations on proposed asset improvements to ensure proposals are technically sound, communicate summaries economic evaluations for commercial department
  • Lead external benchmark activities and prepare improvement plan for assigned asset(s), to attain and maintain 1st quartile performance benchmark on capacity, reliability, cost, shutdown duration and other relevant technical parameters
  • Review operational and financial performance of the assets through assets' management and KPI reports. Develop internal management reports for leadership team.
  • Provide technical, and business inputs for the development of the downstream strategy and commercial negotiations
  • Develop stakeholder management plan and coordinate technology providers, consultants to insure external insights are captured for the generation of improvement initiatives and their evaluation.
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend integration and standardization opportunities
  • Prepare briefings and recommendations for board member on JV's



Decision Making Authority

  • Work to Department policies, procedures, engineering standards & directives from the supervisor.
  • Create independent work strategy & plan and establish direct communications with all relevant stakeholders Refer to Supervisor on technical decisions that would incur cost implication towards the company on any communication outside the department.
  • Seek guidance from Supervisor on any claims from the stakeholders on waivers from technical, environment and/or safety requirements
  • Recommend asset improvement / optimization plans, selections of technologies and budget and business plan input



Context / Special Features / Challenges

  • Considering the overlap, complexity and scale of the targeted process facility, the Facility Engineer must be able to independently plan and schedule work activities for self to determine the best way to accomplish the work within the allowed timeframe as allocated by the Supervisor. The job requires broad process/mechanical background and familiarity with process packages such as HYSIS and Multimedia I Microsoft software


Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required (higher academic qualification preferred) in Chemical Engineering I Mechanical Engineering Degree from an internationally recognized university and preferably with chartered engineering status.
  • Minimum of 15 years of broad based relevant industrial experience required, in an operational environment, preferably in plant management with at least a direct exposure to commercial and business development activities.
  • Experience should include exposure to major projects design, and a good knowledge of project execution strategies and multi discipline engineering activities.
  • Good understanding of discounted cash flow valuation methods and metrics such as NPV, IRR & financial metrics such as ROCE
  • Strong communication skills and proven decision making and problem-solving skills. Good command of the English language is essential, both written and verbal.
  • Strong negotiations and interpersonal skills are required

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Gas Projects Development Head
80000 - £85000 per annum Allowances
06 July 2018

Gas Projects Development Head

Doha, Qatar

A leading petroleum company are looking for a Head of Project Development to provide support and guidance for offshore international and domestic existing and new field developments/projects for gas producing fields for QP and joint ventures (JV/EPSA/DPSA) from initiation to implementation.

Principal Accountabilities

  • The gas projects development head will review the international and domestic gas offshore facilities design of all new surface facilities development proposals to ensure that the proposed development configurations are the most reliable, cost effective and robust configurations and are in line with the agreed concept.
  • Explore all possible synergies among offshore assets to reduce OPEX/CAPEX. Evaluate where standardisation may be applied to process designs of similar process units and extend this philosophy to cover equipment and services to reduce inventories and cost of services.
  • Undertake necessary studies as gas projects development head to determine the suitability, adequacy and effectiveness of the selected offshore facilities to achieve established objectives.
  • Participate in peer, value engineering, and gate reviews at appropriate milestones during the development of projects to ensure compliance with the approved conceptual designs in order to eliminate future variation orders during implementation phase of projects.
  • Conduct lifecycle cost analysis/cost estimation for developments and submit a comparison table of options with preliminary recommendation to the Assistant Manager of Project Development.
  • Review all Annual Work Program and Budget (WP&B) submissions & monitor work plan implementation progress and expenditures.
  • Participate in joint activities with QP partners to review offshore infrastructure integrity issues and any other problematic areas related to the offshore operation of fields.
  • Maintain technical data base to be used as reference for future development as validation and benchmarking tools for new business evaluation opportunities
  • Assist in developing of proper procedures, processes, and controls for project development, monitoring and benchmarking.
  • Support setting up commercial / fiscal agreements and economics evaluation by making sure the facilities inputs (CAPEX/OPEX/Facilities configuration) meet QP expectations
  • Coordinate with other functional groups both in and outside the department to support Asst. Manager, Offshore Projects Development to manage interfaces between all offshore Oil & Gas operators/projects.

Decision Making Authority

  • Work within established Corporate/Directorate/Department policies, procedures, engineering standards and directives from the VS Director.
  • Authority to recommend changes in design and advise the Assistant Manager, Offshore Project Development to endorse the submission of proposal for offshore developments and effective control of execution of the project.
  • Responsible for recommending, negotiating, developing of a multi-billion dollar offshore projects development.
  • Follow up on JV and DPSA Projects to ensure QP's experience and interests are properly represented.

Context / Special Features / Challenges

  • The Jobholder demands substantial self-confidence and a high degree of independence; the Assistant Manager, Offshore Project Development will endorse recommendations raised by the jobholder.
  • The job holder will be guided in the execution of his work by adherence to a strong professional work ethic and by the rules and regulations established by QP for its employees.
  • Work in harmony with the working team, coordinate effectively with other engineers and apply his professional experience to expedite the work.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • Good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Minimum of 15 year's relevant Oil and Gas industry experience and 10 years' experience in Offshore Brownfield/Greenfield Oil and Gas Projects.
  • Exposure to all stages of the offshore oil & gas project life cycle and large project execution with sound engineering background.
  • Strong knowledge or previous experience of working in gas processing facilities
  • Should have hands-on experience in process simulation/cost analysis software and its applications

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

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