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Senior Production Engineer

Job Title: Senior Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1225
Contact Name: Susan Rafat
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Senior Production Engineer for an International Oil Operator in Erbil. Candidate must have a minimum of 10 year's experience in the same field.

Job Purpose:
Support Operations Group (Production, Drilling and Projects) with Petroleum Engineering Expertise. Coordinate with Head Office Subsurface Department to ensure Field Development Plans are achieved

Key Responsibilities:
  • Experienced in managing and optimizing ESP operations with ability to establish operating conditions within design limits.
  • Ensure wells and process facility is optimized to ensure production efficiency is on target
  • Provide engineering support for production and maintenance activities to ensure maximum production
  • Develop process improvements to effectively utilize equipment and materials to maximize production
  • Perform engineering analysis to reduce downtime and outages
  • Act as a liaison for Operations personnel on chemical programs for wells
  • Prepares well intervention procedures, cost estimates, project economics, and AFE documentation for submission to management Participate in the definition of the operating envelopes and integrity programme
  • Support the development of production management procedures with clear understanding of systems & processes to manage production forecasts, causes of deferment, losses and enhancement opportunities Support the daily monitoring, evaluation & analysis of production against potential production
  • Develop short term well production solution that maximizes well production within life of field, cost and volume production/support solution
  • Define and monitor KPIs and milestones and report variances Experienced with hydrocarbon metering and fiscal metering requirements
Qualifications/Training Required:
  • Production Engineer Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 10 years’ experience, ability to work under own initiative.
  • ESP design and operations experience.
  • Plant startup, steady state and optimization enhancement experience essential.
  • Production Engineer Masters Degree.
  • 15 years’ experience.
  • ESP, ESPCP and PCP design and operations experience   
Experience/Knowledge Required:
  • PETEX suite (Prosper, GAP, Avocet, OFM) Excellent skills in MS suite
  • High level of understanding of production/injection wells, facilities and HSSE
  • High level of understanding of well functional design, well intervention, maintenance, performance evaluation & well testing
  • Field development planning and Cost estimating and budgeting
  • Use of Artificial Lift Design Software (e.g. AutographPC)
Internal Interactions
  • Iraq: Operations Team, Abu Dhabi: Head Office Team
External Interactions
  • JV Partners & MNR Partners