Workers in Lebanon

Subsurface Petroleum Engineer

  • Location:

    Basrah

  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

  • Job ref:

    3252

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-02-09

mselect is looking for a Subsurface Petroleum Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience with a strong background in well performance. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Objective
The Petroleum Engineer will be the primary focal point for subsurface reservoir and wells’ performance. The Subsurface PE ensures safe & optimum performance of all wells, De-Gassing Stations (DGS). This includes daily monitoring, well management, maintaining well models, and identifying Optimization and Well-work Opportunities.

Key Responsibilities
  • Review & monitor all online wells on daily basis. Identify ceased/tripped/problematic wells
  • Build and maintain Prosper Models (Natural Flow and ESP)
  • Identify well/system optimization opportunities
  • Seek out and progress wellwork opportunities. Work with PE lead, Reservoir Management and Well Work teams to deliver solutions
  • Recommend surveillance activity for reservoir monitoring and identification of rate-adding wellwork opportunities
  • Optimize well operating parameters (maximize production subject to relevant constraints)
  • Prepare and present DGS Performance Review to management
  • Participate in integrated well/ reservoir reviews
  • Monitor well production losses/ gains to help understand DGS production trends and anomalies
  • Highlight updates required in field database to maintain accurate records of well operating parameters
  • Interface with other teams in the Subsurface, Operations and Wells departments

Key Qualifications
  • University Degree in Petroleum Engineering, or proven experience as Petroleum Engineer
  • At least 4 years’ experience with a strong background in well performance analysis, rig & rigless wellwork operations (CT/wireline/workover), ESP operation and troubleshooting, and surveillance activities (such as PBU analysis, well testing, PLTs/ILTs)
  • Proficiency with Integrated Production Modelling software mainly Prosper and in ESP modelling
  • Ability to work and communicate across technical disciplines & multiple levels

Rotation:
14 Days on/ 14 Days off


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