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Petroleum Engineer

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    Salem Mubarak

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    23 days ago

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Paragon GE is looking for a Petroleum Engineer for a staff position with an Oil & Gas company in the UK.

The ideal candidate must have 5-10 years relevant experience and must have experience of offshore developments.

Position Title: Petroleum Engineer
Contract Type: Staff residential
Expected package: To be discussed.
Location: London, UK

Purpose of the Role:

The Petroleum Engineer is responsible for analyzing well performance and identifying opportunities to increase production. This role involves the analysis and interpretation of field data, conducting studies aimed at optimizing well performance, and enhancing oil and gas recoveries. The Petroleum Engineer will manage and report on various rig and rigless petroleum engineering activities, including well testing, well completion and workover, stimulation, wireline operations, sampling, and production logging. The engineer will also assist in designing well completion, artificial lift, workover, stimulation and remedial programs.

Additionally, this position involves conducting feasibility and conceptual studies for field development, as well as optimization studies of hydrocarbon production, process systems, product export, water treatment, disposal, and flare systems.

Job Function:
  • Work within a multidisciplinary subsurface and operations team to optimize production.
  • Utilize standard PE software such as OFM, Prosper, MBAL, GAP, Saphir, etc.
  • Assist in developing conceptual appraisal and development plans for discovered fields.
  • Identify wells in the portfolio that would benefit from remedial action and determine the best course of action.
  • Design, optimize, and troubleshoot artificial lift systems (gas-lift, ESP, PCP, etc.).
  • Collaborate with subsurface, production technology, and drilling departments to optimize completion design for both new wells and workover candidates.
  • Plan and review data acquisition programs for wells, including pressure transient analysis, PLT data, gradient surveys, and cased hole logging.
  • Assist in reserves management and perform analytical and numerical reservoir engineering tasks.
  • Participate in engineering project groups to ensure surface and subsurface facilities design parameters are integrated during basic engineering.
  • Perform optimization and feasibility studies of oil/gas and water process systems in liaison with other team members, drilling, and production engineers.
  • Develop and perform process simulation models using proprietary software packages to maximize and optimize the performance, efficiency, and safety of new and existing process facilities.
  • Conduct various technical and cost-benefit analysis studies to enhance oil/gas recoveries.
  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency and reduce costs, including proposals to improve work quality and/or optimize costs in areas such as horizontal drilling, well stimulation, perforation techniques, and coiled tubing applications.
  • Assist in developing and monitoring the implementation of rigless and/or rig operations (perforation, production logging, coiled tubing, stimulation, well testing, sampling, wireline) at oil, gas, and water wells in assigned areas.
  • Identify small-scale projects that can improve operations, safety, or production.
  • Participate in the preparation of TCM presentations.

Key working relations:  
  • Liaise with geoscientists, production, and reservoir engineers to interpret well-logging results and predict production potential.
  • Liaise with Well Services Engineer to compile well intervention programs and prioritize jobs.
  • Liaise with Project Department on projects impacting production performance.

Behavioural Skills:
  • Teamworking skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Drive and enthusiasm.

Qualification & Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience.
  • BSc, MSc or higher in Petroleum Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Fluent in English and a second language is desirable but not essential.
  • Understanding of the Exploration and Production Business and the geological sciences including geology, geophysics and petrophysics.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, as well as ability to work in a Team environment.
  • Good problem-solving skills (analysis, judgment, decision making).
  • Excellent communication skills, written & verbal.
  • Decision making, focus on results with high levels of initiative.