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Senior Production Engineer

Suncor - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Job ID 23472
 

Job Overview

Are you highly motivated about optimizing offshore production and solving complex production challenges with joint venture assets? Are you a self-starter who is passionate about production engineering and the prospect of sustaining and growing North Sea basin assets? Working with our manager, you will be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team providing technical support to Suncor Energy United Kingdom's (U.K.) joint venture assets at different stages of production, development and exploration.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead best-in-class production optimization through wells, facilities and reservoir management
  • Provide operation support and monitor performance of well drilling, completions and interventions
  • Build positive relationships and influence important decisions made with partners and internal teams
  • Collaborate with non-operating counterparts and key technical contacts
  • Conduct risk identification and identify mitigation practices associated with flow assurance and production chemistry issues e.g. scale, hydrates, wax, asphaltenes and reservoir souring
  • Make continuous improvement recommendations

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • A minimum of seven years of production engineering oil and gas experience with an emphasis on offshore oil field production engineering
  • Seven years of technical expertise particularly in the areas of production operations, well facilities and reservoir management, and field development planning
  • Experience collaborating with internal teams and external JV partners is highly attractive
  • Degree in Engineering, Applied Science or a related degree

Skills and Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of production engineering/technology including production optimization, well completions design, interventions and workover, and artificial lift
  • Proficient in well performance and integrated production system modelling tools such as PETEX suite (Prosper, GAP, MBAL)
  • Familiar with risks and mitigation practices associated with flow assurance and production chemistry issues e.g. scale, hydrates, wax, asphaltenes and reservoir souring
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary integrated team and independently in an environment where priorities change
  • Exceptional continuous improvement mindset with strong analytical skills and ability to effectively communicate results

Working Conditions

  • This is a permanent full time position based in Aberdeen and requires flexibility for occasional travel quarterly to represent Suncor at JV technical meetings with partners in London, U.K.

Why Suncor

Are you highly motivated about optimizing offshore production and solving complex production challenges with joint venture assets? Are you a self-starter who is passionate about production engineering and the prospect of sustaining and growing North Sea basin assets? Working with our manager, you will be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team providing technical support to Suncor Energy United Kingdom's (U.K.) joint venture assets at different stages of production, development and exploration.


  • Lead best-in-class production optimization through wells, facilities and reservoir management
  • Provide operation support and monitor performance of well drilling, completions and interventions
  • Build positive relationships and influence important decisions made with partners and internal teams
  • Collaborate with non-operating counterparts and key technical contacts
  • Conduct risk identification and identify mitigation practices associated with flow assurance and production chemistry issues e.g. scale, hydrates, wax, asphaltenes and reservoir souring
  • Make continuous improvement recommendations

Required Qualifications

 
  • A minimum of seven years of production engineering oil and gas experience with an emphasis on offshore oil field production engineering
  • Seven years of technical expertise particularly in the areas of production operations, well facilities and reservoir management, and field development planning
  • Experience collaborating with internal teams and external JV partners is highly attractive
  • Degree in Engineering, Applied Science or a related degree

  • In-depth knowledge of production engineering/technology including production optimization, well completions design, interventions and workover, and artificial lift
  • Proficient in well performance and integrated production system modelling tools such as PETEX suite (Prosper, GAP, MBAL)
  • Familiar with risks and mitigation practices associated with flow assurance and production chemistry issues e.g. scale, hydrates, wax, asphaltenes and reservoir souring
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary integrated team and independently in an environment where priorities change
  • Exceptional continuous improvement mindset with strong analytical skills and ability to effectively communicate results

Working Conditions

  • This is a permanent full time position based in Aberdeen and requires flexibility for occasional travel quarterly to represent Suncor at JV technical meetings with partners in London, U.K.

Preferred Qualifications

 

Company Description

 
The United Kingdom (U.K.) offshore is a strategic part of Suncor Energy’s business. The U.K. team is focused on maintaining and growing a sustainable business including production, development and exploration. We believe there is more value to be found across the North Sea basin and are committed to growing the business.

Our strategy for growth in the U.K. is to focus on high-potential, near-field developments through commercial and exploratory activities, in both operated and non-operated joint ventures.

Based in Aberdeen, Scotland, Suncor’s U.K. team is well positioned to manage and grow our business in the region, with a continual focus on safe and reliable operations.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

 
  • Job ID
    20180630182
  • Post Date
    Jun 30, 2018
  • Employee Type
    Full-time
  • Relocation Eligible
    Yes
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