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Process Control Engineer
Negotiable
12 February 2019


Primary Purpose:
The Process Control Engineer is responsible for providing engineering expertise in order to maximize the plant production, efficiency, safety and reliability. Provide timely and pro-active process control services related to the LNG complex, including control and safeguarding performance, monitoring and testing and process optimizations.
This position is located in Hackberry, Louisiana. Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC) is required.
Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Front line panel operator problem diagnosis and resolution
  • Coordinate/facilitate process control and safeguarding studies as required for minor capital projects and plant changes (MOCs).
  • Promote and drive changes that contribute to increased plant reliability, efficiency and increased production
  • Support implementation and maintenance of higher technologies in the plant; such as advanced process control, compressor controls, operator training simulator, operational data system
  • Leads and/or participates in incident investigations as a subject matter expert. Uses RCA type investigative tools to determine real causes of incidents. Defines effective actions in order to prevent recurrence.


Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

Experience:

  • Minimum of ten years plant engineering experience in LNG terminal and/or petrochemical/gas; Experience in LNG liquefaction facilities highly preferred.
  • Broad experience with DCS controls, safeguarding systems, PLCs.
  • High level of HSSE knowledge.

Required Skills/ Knowledge/ Abilities:

  • Expertise in base layer DCS control, safeguarding systems.
  • Knowledge of advanced process controls, compressor anti-surge control systems.
  • Ability to effectively influence and motivate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English.
  • Self-starter with ability to deliver through others.
  • Ability to focus on meeting/exceeding performance parameters.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Strong knowledge of the various types of equipment in the facility.


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand, walk, climb, run, sit, kneel, twist, bend, pull, push, carry, lift, reach overhead and drive. Most activities involve movement of either the upper and lower body extremities or both and the joints associated with these areas of the body.
  • Must be able to enter confined spaces.
  • Must be able to climb stairs and ladders that ranges from 4 ft to 200 ft.
  • Must be able to lift equipment needed to perform work.
  • Must be able to wear safety equipment such as safety harness, respirator and other protective equipment as needed to perform job.
  • Must be willing to be on call, work overtime as required and handle emergency response responsibilities.
  • Must be willing to travel for trainings as required.


Physical Requirements:
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions as defined per Company policy

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

Execution Specialist
Negotiable
12 February 2019


Execution Specialist
Job Responsibilities

  • Project Site Execution
  • Establish meeting cadence per project phase (Construction, Completions, Commissioning)
  • Progressively review turnover materials on behalf of C&C and/or Operations
  • Review walkdown packages prepared by Construction
  • Liaise with Contractor(s) to become acquainted with any additional CMS systems that are in use on the Project
  • Deliver post rollout CMS training to site based users
  • Act as site based CMS administrator
  • Manage ad-hoc checksheet/exhibit allocation or removal
  • Monitor and adjust preservation tasks as required
  • Manage tasks for field execution and assist Leads with work allocation (check-out/check-in)
  • Review and approve newly submitted punches in CMS (including categorization)
  • User account management (including requests to C&C central for additional users, if in excess of forecasted license quantity)
  • Upload Project Schedule data to the CMS and export progress data for upload to the schedule
  • Produce daily reports and provide data exports for weekly and monthly stewardship
  • Maintain database content to ensure that all engineering/scope changes are captured
  • Import third party data as required (eg. progress data from contractor, construction redlines, etc.)
  • Monitor any API data connections (eg. Document Management System-eB)
  • Facilitate the tablet management program
  • Facilitate the HCCC program
  • Start-up support Phase
  • Provide CMS support to RFO Start-Up/Operations team as required
  • Work with Data Management Stewardship Coordinator to facilitate data migration



QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum Trade / Engineering degree or equivalent experience in Project Turnover, Quality Assurance and Construction and Commissioning
  • Proficient understanding of front end database use and back end structure and development
  • Minimum 6 Years of direct relevant experience in Project Completions and Turnover
  • Must have minimum 3 years of CMS experience
  • Fully conversant with relevant engineering drawings
  • Strong understanding of project execution, engineering, construction, completions & commissioning practices
  • Exposure to major oil companies practices, processes, and expectations with respect to systems completion, preservation, C&C, and start-up operations

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

Senior Development Technologist, Automotive Lubricants
Negotiable
12 February 2019

Petroplan are looking to recruit a Senior Development Technologist, Automotive Lubricants to work for a major Oil and Gas client on a permanent staff basis in Pangbourne UK.

Job details below:

  • Previous experience of lubricant product development or automotive engineering
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks independently, develop priorities and ensure timely execution of projects.
  • Attention to detail in setting up programs & analysing results.
  • The ability to analyse results and form conclusions independently.
  • Ability to provide accurate data in a timely manner to all shareholders, in order to drive delivery of current business strategy.
  • A strong track record of problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to be able to adjust the style of communication to suit any audience
  • Track record of Project Management
  • Understanding and knowledge of intellectual property and the opportunities and threats that this could potentially pose.
  • Lubricant component/package technology - Skillful
  • Application Data utilization - Skillful Application
  • Test data analysis - Skillful Application
  • Experimental design and modeling - Skillful Application
  • Industry and OEM specifications - Skillful Application
  • Industry Codes of Practice
  • Development: Formulation Technology- Mastery
  • Innovation: Creating New Test Methodology- Mastery
  • Management: Technology Commercialisation and Deployment- Skilful
  • Project Management and Planning- Skillful
  • Management: Technical Presentation and Communication- Mastery

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

Well Optimization Engineer
Negotiable
11 February 2019

Our client, a large oil & gas organization is looking to add a Well Optimization Specialist to thier team for a 6 month independent contract in Fort McMurray. This is a fly in/fly out position with a rotation of 14 days on, 14 days off, (flights, camp etc. provided).

This individual will coordinate and execute start ups of new wells, SAGD gas lift, ESP and PCP systems, in doing so ensuring HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Well performance troubleshooting/optimization and issuing of daily well targets to CRO's (Control Room Operators)
  • Maintenance and optimization of ESP VFD parameters, utilizing engineering change processes where required
  • Assist production engineering with the development of strategies and implements them to optimize production and preserve well integrity
  • Attends weekly well operations review meetings with assigned well pad production engineers
  • Utilizes Issues/Opportunity management processes to kick off and execute well operations improvement projects
  • Attend pump tear-downs, participate of Root Cause Analysis processes and make recommendations for ESP design, installation and operation
  • Reviews well test data capture and verify accuracy for use in volume management system (production allocations)
  • Support production engineering with downhole maintenance budgeting and execution
  • Use influence with maintenance, operations and intervention crews to ensure the safe operation of well equipment


Key Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 - 10 years within the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of SAGD project experience
  • Experience with Gas Lift, ESP and PCP operations
  • Thermal production operations experience is an asset
  • Experience with new well startups or production testing
  • Previous experience with artificial lift monitoring software packages is an asset
  • Knowledge of ALS simulation packages (PCPump, Autograph, Avocet, WellFlo etc.)
  • Experience with well interventions (rig, coil tubing, slickline/e-line) is an asset
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency
  • SAP experience is an asset

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

Lead Process Engineer (LNG)
Negotiable
06 February 2019


Lead Process Design Engineer (LNG)
Petroplan's client, an international engineering group in Houston is seeking an experienced LNG Lead Process Engineer to work on and provide technical assurance/leadership on assigned LNG projects in both the liquefaction and regasification spaces.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical leadership and oversight of process engineering work being performed on assigned projects, including review of engineering deliverables for conceptual, feasibility, FEED, and detailed design phases.
  • Process heat & material balance (HMB) design and preparation of project HMB deliverables.
  • Prepare and develop BFDs, PFDs, UFDs, and P&IDs.
  • Maintain master copies of all process documents and enforce management of change (MOC) during process document revisions.
  • Prepare and develop process design criteria and basis of design documents and contribute to the project design basis.
  • Perform piping line sizing and hydraulic calculations.
  • Perform pump NPSH, flashing, and cavitation analysis/calculations.
  • Perform flare load capacity requirements.
  • Perform emergency depressurization calculation and studies.
  • Prepare emergency shutdown (ESD) hierarchy drawings.
  • Develop Material Selection Diagrams (MSDs) based on project requirements.
  • Develop process specifications and process philosophies.
  • Perform calculations for utilities; instrument air, nitrogen, sea water, fore water, etc.
  • Perform sizing calculations for control valves, pressure relief valves, flow restrictions, flow elements, etc.
  • Prepare process descriptions and process control narratives including complex loops.
  • Prepare process cause & effect diagrams.
  • Prepare process operations manuals.
  • Prepare process alarm and trips setpoint summaries
  • Coordinate and schedule process engineering activities on assigned project.
  • Review and approve process deliverables.
  • Develop, review, and participate in the bidding of equipment procurement activities, engineering services and technical contracts.
  • Track performance and compliance of assigned work as per project requirements.
  • Provide guidance and development to staff process engineers on assigned projects.
  • Develop and review of process design standards/philosophies.
  • Participate and actively contribute to scheduled design reviews; HAZID, P&ID, HAZOP, PHA, PSSRs, etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to interface and collaborate across multiple disciplines.
  • Support the technical review and closeout of critical MOC activities for assigned projects.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • P.E. Certification (Texas) a plus but not required.



Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of project experience in process design with at least 5 years in LNG and Regasification process facilities.
  • Previous experience as a Process Lead, team leader or supervising others.
  • Experience in LNG plant commissioning and operations is highly desirable.


Skills

  • Strong technical competency in process engineering including knowledge of liquefaction and regasification.
  • Experience in the basic scope and design of utilities systems; safety systems, instrument air, nitrogen, water, fuel gas, drainage, etc.
  • Familiar with the hazards of hydrocarbon processes, cryogenic services, and the methods used to keep process facilities safe.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulations and their implementation in LNG operating facilities.
  • Experience in man-hour resource planning and budgeting.
  • Experience and desire to participate in the growth of a developing technical organization.
  • Proficient in process simulation software; UniSim, HYSYS, ProMax, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with focus on Excel spreadsheets.
  • Teamwork, leadership, and administrative abilities are required.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines, industries, overseas offices, and governmental agencies.
  • Organized, planning skills, able to manage multiple activities and programs in timely fashion and with a high degree of accuracy, and able to meet work deadlines.

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

Well Operations Engineer
Negotiable
05 February 2019

WELL OPERATIONS ENGINEER

Location: Algeria

Rotation 28/28

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports the well operations team to ensure the safe and successful delivery of well objectives.
  • Responsible for providing engineering, planning and logistics support on well operations as needed.
  • Ensures HSE requirements are integral to all aspects of completion, testing and well intervention activities.
  • Writes well interventions programmes to support safe and efficient well operations in accordance with company procedures.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • University degree in an engineering discipline, preferably in mechanical or petroleum engineering.
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken.
  • WellCat or other Tubing Movement Modelling
  • MS Suite
  • Extensive experience as a completion/drilling engineer with operating companies.
  • Knowledge and experience of Fraccing Operations, well testing, sand control, artificial lift and surface tree systems.

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

Reliabilty Engineer
Negotiable
04 February 2019

Currently working closely with a large scale E&P business in North Dakota who are looking for multiple experienced Reliabilty Engineers to join their operating team on long term contract basis.

Some key responsibilties will include:

* Performing equipment surveillance and first-level response.
* Operating equipment and understanding process controls & flow (start up, shut down).
* Being accountable for accuracy of production reporting
* Enters wells downtime in ODR.
* Ensuring compliance of chemical programs - types of chemical treatments and appropriate use base knowledge needed.
* Day to day well testing and satellite operations as part of EBS.
* Equipment owner for equipment used in assigned coverage area
* Being accountable for overall field EHS performance
* Monitors field surveillance systems.
* Maintain regulatory requirements such as flaring, VOC emissions.

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

Project Engineer
Negotiable
04 February 2019


Petroplan is currently sourcing for a Project Engineer I for a client of ours, a major EPC Group in Houston.

Project Engineer I
Coordinate multi-discipline engineering staff and activities to ensure projects are executed in a safe, efficient, cost effective and timely manner. Assist in the technical interface coordination with stakeholders to ensure that project requirements are met. Ensure the project conforms to the approved basis of design and all applicable regulatory and code requirements.
Detailed Description

  • May work independently on smaller projects with oversight.
  • Coordinates the engineering leads and staff on the project to meet mutual expectations between the disciplines.
  • Assist in the technical coordination interface with stakeholders to ensure that the project requirements are satisfied. Build and maintain healthy relationships between stakeholders. Identify, assess, document and resolve issues between disciplines. Communicates on outstanding issues to raise the level as required.
  • Ensures the project deliverables conform to the approved basis of design and all applicable regulatory and code requirements. Regularly provides accurate, timely and effective reports
  • Maintains HSSE focus to ensure HSSE requirements are included in design and procurement for safe design.
  • Project Scope/ Cost/ Schedule/Resources - Provides input on developing project scope/cost/schedule/resources.
  • Effectively apply change control process in accordance with Company and Project Procedures
  • Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Program - Contributes to compliance with Company policies and procedures. Demonstrates strong working knowledge of Company engineering procedures.
  • Project Risk Management - Provides feedback to Senior/Principal Project Engineer to help mitigation and closure of all identified risks and opportunities. Participates in Risk Management activities.


Required Skills
Minimum Requirements

  • Recognized expertise within area of focus.
  • Use best practices to solve functional issues and improve programs and/or processes in support of organizational business challenges.
  • Participate in plan implementation.
  • Independently work through individual projects and/or play key role in broader projects. Rely on systemic thinking and understanding of broader organizational implications of the work being performed to solve problems.
  • Computer proficiency required; Proficient with engineering software applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities are important.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are critical.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Proven experience in leading a discipline design group. Site experience is desirable.


Preferred Requirements

  • Site experience.


Required Experience
Minimum Requirements

  • BS or MS in related field or applicable discipline, typically an engineering degree.
  • 3-6 years of experience in field.
  • Project engineering experience within an EPC executing onshore projects in petrochemicals, refining or LNG.


Preferred Experience

  • P.E. license is a plus.

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

Commercial Scheduler (LNG)
Negotiable
04 February 2019

Primary Purpose:
The Commercial Scheduler will work closely with the Commercial, Operations, Engineering and Maintenance teams to ensure the effective scheduling of feed gas supply, LNG vessels, as well as the operational management of LNG and heavy hydrocarbon inventory accounts (both at the physical and customer account levels). The Commercial Scheduler will also ensure that the value and risk with respect to the Liquefaction & Regasification Tolling Agreements (LRTAs) between the Operator and each of its Customers is properly managed - in particular, this means ensuring that all Commercial activities are performed in alignment with the overall Company initiatives, and that all Customer rights under the LRTA are met in a non-discriminatory, rigorous, and comprehensive way while ensuring the rights of the Operator are protected and enforced. Furthermore, the Commercial Scheduler will continuously monitor the overall operating environment (i.e. terminal operations, LNG production and loading schedule, maintenance schedule, feed gas supply schedule, etc.) for potential issues, anticipate and analyze prospective solutions to issues as they arise, recommend corrective actions, and orchestrate the implementation of solutions. The Commercial Scheduler will serve as a key liaison between The Operator and its Customers. In this role, the incumbent will be required to make decisions regarding the scheduling of feed gas supply and LNG loadings.

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Maintain working knowledge of the project agreements (i.e. the project tolling agreements, joint venture agreements, natural gas supply and transportation agreements) and the obligations contained therein.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with The Operator 's Customers and upstream pipelines. Facilitate effective communication of relevant information both informally and formally through proper channels.
  • Develop Annual Programs, Ninety Day Schedules, and feed gas supply plans for the fulfillment of The Operator 's obligations under the LRTA.
  • Coordinate with Operations, Engineering and Maintenance daily production plans. Timely communicate daily feed gas supply requirements and any intraday changes thereof to the Customers. Confirm Customer feed gas nominations with the upstream interconnecting pipelines.
  • Coordinate with the Customers and terminal Operations the scheduling and loading of LNG vessels.
  • Perform monthly and daily energy balances.
  • Work across all functions within The Operator to develop and refine processes, procedures and plans to support commercial operations. Continually analyze established procedures, and recommend refinements to improve efficiency and fill gaps.
  • Ensure the integrity of all reports and records pertaining to Customer inventories, feed gas, heavy hydrocarbons and LNG movements.
  • Ensure that all commercial operations are conducted in a non-discriminatory manner and that The Operator maintains high standards of customer service and responsiveness.
  • Work closely with IT and Operations to enhance the information systems and interfaces that will be used to fulfill The Operator 's obligations under the LRTA.
  • Ensure that the Commercial Operations Management System (COMS) is regularly maintained, and all information therein is accurate and complete. Use the system to develop LNG production and loading plans.
  • Engage with Operations, pipeline operators and Customers to resolve transient upsets that may arise from time to time.
  • Coordinate with Regulatory and Treasury monthly reporting and invoice requirements, and ensure the accuracy of such reports and invoices.
  • Develop and maintain effective network of industry contacts to cultivate market knowledge.


Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in accounting, finance, engineering or physical sciences), or additional relevant work experience.

Experience:

  • At least five (5) years of successful work experience in a commercial, analytical or technical role, or some combination thereof, in the LNG or natural gas pipeline industry.

Required Skills/ Knowledge/ Abilities:

  • High degree of independent judgment and ability to make timely decisions, without the benefit of perfect information and supervisory guidance.
  • Understanding of the key success factors of natural gas liquefaction, LNG regasification or natural gas pipeline operations.
  • Proven ability to interface with multiple disciplines, both within and external to the Company.
  • Ability to maintain the highest standard of integrity at all times and embrace The Operator 's culture standards (safety, integrity, teamwork, transparency, learning, caring, results)
  • Demonstrated commercial and operational acumen concerning the recognition of risks and opportunities, coupled with an ability to negotiate rationally through complex situations.
  • Strong analytical ability and foresight to identify, rationalize and quantify opportunities and challenges, analyze possible solutions, and propose the optimal courses of action.
  • Strong communication skills, both in written document and verbal form.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter with excellent time management skills, and a willingness to learn.
  • Proven ability to function effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to work weekend and evening on-call duty on a rotational schedule, in addition to regular business hours.
  • Due to the level of detail and complexity of this job role, accuracy, communication and decision making skills are critical.

Preferred Skills/ Knowledge/ Abilities:

  • A well-developed understanding of LNG terminal and pipeline operations.
  • Proven experience scheduling LNG cargo loadings (or unloading), planning feed gas supply (or regasified LNG sendout), managing inventory storage levels and vessel schedules.
  • Proven experience scheduling pipeline transportation capacity, and managing capacity release / asset management agreements.
  • Operative experience with Tieto's Energy Components transportation module (aka EC Transport)

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

Senior Process Engineer
Negotiable
01 February 2019


Senior Process Engineer
Petroplan is seeking a Senior Process Engineer for a key client, a well-established EPC contractor based in the Houston area.

The Senior Process Engineer will head-up process department studies, lead/co-lead the process engineering scope for various FEED and EPC projects, determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, and aid in the selection of the most efficient and economical methods to meet team objectives while applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.

The Senior Process Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices and may serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the customer.

Detailed Description

  • Develop process department scope, contribute to work plan and take responsibility for engineering studies, FEED, and EPC phases of major projects.
  • Function as a senior member of an area design team in the execution of large or complex projects.
  • Contribute to the delivery of process department deliverables within the agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Participate in complex technical discussions with third parties in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design process.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Perform detailed process design simulations and calculations, prepares equipment and instrument data sheets, and prepares PFDs and PIDs.
  • Publish technical papers and presents at conferences and trade shows, customer meetings and internal presentations
  • Clearly articulate technical knowledge to others including colleagues, management and clients
  • Take initiative in making decisions within established procedures and guidelines
  • Work with industry groups and has a working knowledge of industry specifications and standards
  • Identify opportunities and leads continuous improvement of technical and work processes



Minimum Requirements
Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.
  • Sound engineering judgment
  • Supervisory and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption and to reduce or mitigate flare loads.
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives



Required Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • 10 years of Process Engineering experience in EPC or operating companies in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of applicable theories, practices, process simulation and other engineering computer tools



Preferred Experience

  • P.E. registration preferred
  • Chemical, petrochemical, and LNG process design
  • Recognized expertise in at least one technology



Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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

Owner Relations /Lease Analyst/Division Order Analyst
Negotiable
29 January 2019

Position: Owner Relations /Lease Analyst/Division Order Analyst

Job type: Contract, 12 months, Mond- Fri

Location: Houston

Petroplan is currently working with an expansion focused E&P business who are in the process of increasing their operations team in their Houston base and due to this continued growth, a need has arisen within the business to add an experienced Owner Relations analyst to their operations division to assist with the ongoing and upcoming unconventional projects.

In this position, you will be involved analysing and validating ownership, property and production information related to the core business processes. This includes review of all leases and related contracts captured in Quorum Land System. Key challenges will include:

  • Contributing to the setup, revision and maintenance of all division order information in SAP/PRA which includes understanding and manipulating unit tracts, bearer groups, and all other related system required data in SAP/PRA.
  • Responding to phone calls, emails and correspondence from mineral owners and working interest partners regarding title issues, inquiries and account questions.
  • Adhering to internal document management process to ensure correspondence, instruments, records, and all other data are filed, imaged and indexed appropriately for retrieval and analysis.
  • Contribute to and support lean practices in all aspects of the role as the company moves toward a distinctive lean culture.

You must have at least 5 years of experience, including experience in oil and gas operations, ideally within land operations. Experience working with PRA/SAP is preferred and preferably a Bachelor's degree.

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

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

Principal Process Engineer
Negotiable
25 January 2019


Principal Process Engineer
Petroplan is seeking a Principal Process Engineer for a key client, a well-established EPC contractor based in the Houston area.

The Principal Process Engineer will lead process department studies, lead the process engineering department scope development for various FEED and/or EPC projects, determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, and aid in the selection of the most efficient and economical methods to meet team objectives while applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.

The Principal Process Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices and may serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the customer.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for and estimating the work effort/ man-power scheduling and will also actively advise and mentor junior engineers within the department.

Detailed Description

  • Develop process department scope, set-up work plan and take responsibility for engineering studies, FEED, and EPC phases of major projects.
  • Lead an area design team in the execution of large or complex projects.
  • Supervise team members, train others in the use of process tools/procedures and mentor in areas of expertise.
  • Responsible for the delivery of process department deliverables within the agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Lead complex technical discussions with third parties in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design process.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Perform detailed process design simulations and calculations, prepares equipment and instrument data sheets, and prepares PFDs and PIDs.
  • Publish technical papers and presents at conferences and trade shows, customer meetings and internal presentations
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives
  • Clearly articulate technical knowledge to others including colleagues, management and clients
  • Take initiative in making decisions within established procedures and guidelines
  • Work with industry groups and has a working knowledge of industry specifications and standards
  • Identify opportunities and leads continuous improvement of technical and work processes



Minimum Requirements
Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.
  • Sound engineering judgment
  • Supervisory and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption and to reduce or mitigate flare loads.
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives



Required Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • P.E. registration
  • 15 years of Process Engineering experience in EPC or operating companies in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of applicable theories, practices, process simulation and other engineering computer tools



Preferred Experience

  • Chemical, petrochemical, and LNG process design
  • Recognized expertise in at least one technology



Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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

Senior Ops Drilling Engineer
Negotiable
25 January 2019

Senior Drilling Engineer. Based in Trinidad and Tobago

Job Purpose:

  • To plan and support all aspects of the execution of the exploration wells.
  • To conduct operational planning prior to well execution, write the Drilling Programme and ensure it is followed during the well execution.
  • Ensure the End of Well report and Well Close out phase is completed in a timely and effective manner.

Responsibilities

Support the Drilling Superintendent by providing drilling engineering support whenever required.


Assist in ensuring the rig acceptance process is efficiently and effectively conducted and that the punch list actions are closed out promptly.


Arrange and specify all necessary primary, back up and contingency equipment and to arrange for it to be mobilized, installed, commissioned, utilized and demobilized effectively.


To assist the cost engineer ensuring that the Drilling Programme is followed by the offshore drilling staff.

Education:

Engineering degree or equivalent technical qualification

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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