Production Petroleum Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Shireen Ahmed

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is hiring a Petroleum Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in oil and gas industry. Fluency in English is a must.


Job Objective

This is a rotational position working in the Production Management Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving efficiency improvements in the oil field, through the management of production deferrals, production performance insights and process enhancements


  • Evaluate production performance information, present insights and lead interventions to enhance production performance
  • Track and assess oil and water production deferrals. Collaborate with deferral owners to develop continuous improvement initiatives
  • Support the Production Management Team in delivering the annual technical production forecast
  • Prepare monthly performance reports on new wells, well interventions, production operations, project delivery and engage with stakeholders
  • Assess current performance management protocols, propose and implement process improvements
  • Modernize & transform Production Management tools and ways of working


  • Petroleum Engineering or similar Engineering degree
  • Proven oil and gas industry experience (minimum of 3 years) with an understanding of oil production systems from reservoir to export
  • Strong numeracy skills, including statistics
  • Proficient in English and competent communications skills
  • Experience in hydrocarbon accounting and deferrals management
  • Data science skills, preferably Python
  • Data analysis and presentation techniques, e.g. Power BI
  • A motivation to continually learn and develop
Rotational position – 14/14 or 21/21


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