Workers in Lebanon

Production Petroleum Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Ghusoon Nader

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:


mselect is looking to hire a Production Petroleum Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with an understanding of oil production systems from reservoir to export. English and Arabic fluency is a must.

Role Synopsis
This is a rotational position working in the Production Management Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving efficiency improvements in a supergiant 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
  • Modernise & transform Production Management tools and ways of working


Essential Education
  • Petroleum Engineering or similar Engineering degree
Essential Experience and Job Requirements
  • 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
Desirable Criteria and Qualifications
  • 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

14 Days on/ 14 Days off or 21 Days on/ 21 Days off

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