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Senior Production Engineer

Job Title: Senior Production Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1696
Contact Name: Susan Rafat
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking for a Senior Production Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Erbil, 5-7 years in the same role with oil industry is required, fluency in English is a must.


  • Acting as a technical specialist and resource to the team on Production Engineering matters
  • Well completion design
  • Gas lift design, operation and trouble shooting
  • Nodal analysis and well performance modeling
  • Network modeling
  • Rock mechanics (fracturing and sand control)
  • Reservoir surveillance and optimization (well surveillance and intervention planning)
  • Well integrity principles and application
  • Identifying risks and risk mitigation strategies/actions 
  • Close liaison with Drilling & Completions, Well Interventions, Facilities and Subsurface Team
  • Coordination of Third Party consultancy work
  • Implementing project plans and schedules in a timely manner 
  • Ensuring that a culture of strong and effective teamwork exists within the PE team


  • High professional education degree
  • 5-7 years’ experience in the same role is required.
  • Deep knowledge of production management.
  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations.
  • Experience in reporting on key production metrics.
  • Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach.
  • Fluency in English is must.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.