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Production Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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MSELECT is hiring a Production Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have at least 3-5 years of experience in the oil and gas upstream engineering. Fluency in English is a must.
Monitor well and reservoir performance and work closely with the team for a better production optimization. Also, represent the focal point for all well related issues between Subsurface and other disciplines departments. Coordinate with Well Services/Drilling for all data acquisition, well work and well intervention activities.
  • Regular production monitoring and perform or reviews back allocations
  • Write SoR for all data acquisition, surveillance, sampling, testing and other remedial work (plug back, water shut-off)
  • Coordinate with Well Services/Drilling for all data acquisition, well work well intervention activities for achieving results in timely manner and in budget according to the business plans
  • For each well architecture/design and sensitivity analyses, prepare and provide the required vertical flow performance tables (Pipesim/Prosper) to include them into the reservoir simulation
  • Provide support to reservoir engineers for simulation and well testing
  • Investigate and propose remedial actions for wax/paraffin/asphaltenes problems
  • Be able to provide technical assistance on-site (i.e., field), if required
  • Participate in technical studies concerning water/gas injection, disposal and artificial lift projects, oil and gas operations, facilities optimization, or modification, as assigned
  • Review and provide feedback on the inputs required to generate reliable well tests
  • Health, Security, Safety and Environment
  • Follow all relevant company’s health, security, safety and environmental policies, processes, procedures, and instructions to ensure Health and Safety compliance in all aspects of work by applying them on self, others and corporate assets
  • Reporting
  • Comply with the company policy regarding all internal and external reporting
Operations, Surface Facilities, Well Services and Drilling
Basra Oil Company and Partners
Minimum Qualifications:
  • BSc degree or equivalent in Petroleum or Chemical Engineering
  • Master degree is preferred
  • Fluent in English, written and oral is essential
Minimum Experience:
3-5 years of experience in oil and gas upstream engineering
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
  • Well Testing
  • Well Modelling
  • Well intervention
  • Production monitoring & forecasting
  • Well data QA/QC and interpretation
  • Teamwork and problem solving

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