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Lead Petroleum Engineer – Loss management

  • Location:

    Basrah

  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

  • Job ref:

    2834

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-27

MSELECT is looking to hire a Lead Petroleum Engineer – Loss Management for an international oil & gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in the oil & gas industry. English and Arabic fluency is a must.

Role Summary
The Lead Production Engineer is responsible for driving efficiency improvements in a supergiant oil field, through analytical insights, process enhancements and inter-departmental collaboration. The successful candidate will be challenged both technically, assessing and analysing performance data to enhance business value, and socially, with a requirement to effectively communicate and influence teams across the company. As part of the Production Management Team, the Lead Production Engineer is a key member of the Subsurface Department and will directly report to an international expat.

Key Accountabilities

  • Evaluate production performance information, present insights and lead interventions to enhance performance
  • Track and assess production losses. Collaborate with loss owners to develop continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support the Production Management Team in delivering the annual production forecast
  • Coach and develop team members
  • Assess current performance management protocols, propose and implement process improvements
  • Modernise & transform Production Management tools and ways of working
  • Prepare monthly performance reports and engage with stakeholders


Criteria & Qualifications

  • Oil field experience (minimum 6 years)
  • University degree in Engineering (Petroleum, Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical)
  • Proven lead experience, able to perform analysis, drive performance improvement initiatives and coach team members
  • Very strong English & communication skills, proven ability to interact with stakeholders in other technical disciplines.
  • Coding and programming experience an advantage (but not required)


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