Head, Petroleum Engineering Department
lagos, NG
6d ago
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Job title : Head, Petroleum Engineering Department jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : February 10, 2022

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  • Entity : OER

    Reports To : GM, Subsurface

    Direct Reports : Lead / Principal Reservoir Engineer and Lead / Principal Production Technologist

    Indirect Reports : Reservoir Engineers, Senior Reservoir Engineers, Production Technologists and Senior Production Technologists

    Job Specification : 1st degree in Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering is required

  • 15+ years work experience as a Petroleum Engineer in the Oil and Gas industry with demonstrated Surveillance
  • Production Engineering expertise in optimizing well production in large oil and gas fields.
  • Leads the reservoir engineering & the production technologist functions
  • Proven experience at effective reservoir management & surveillance
  • Field development planning experience
  • Proven experience at recommending remedial well work solutions for both deviated & horizontal wells in heterogeneous reservoirs with variable geo layer parameters : porosity, permeability, water saturation, thickness, etc.
  • Experience with well testing and allocation of well test production data.
  • Experience with tubing & IPR modelling and gas lift design troubleshooting.
  • Experience with interpretation of cased hole production and diagnostic logs
  • Desirable to have experience working in mature producing fields where finding, assimilating, and integrating data from incomplete files and variable sources can be challenging.
  • Knowledge of standard petroleum engineering software such as :
  • 1. Well and Reservoir Analysis Software : OFM, Saphir ( Kappa),

    2. Well Inflow Performance Modelling Software : PROSPER

    3. General Allocation and Production Network Software : GAP

    4. Reservoir simulation software : Eclipse

    Purpose (Summarize briefly the major function and purpose of the position)

  • Coordinates activities of the REs & P. Techs and ensures seamless interface with the G&G function
  • Ensures the Petroleum engineering team has all the necessary software and tools to deliver on their commitments
  • Prepares departmental annual budgets
  • Lead strategic staffing model development for short and long term business sustainability models
  • Lead engagement with counterparts in the operators organization in the non-operated ventures
  • Leads & manages the Reservoir Engineering function to deliver on the following :
  • Field Development Planning and project optimization including new field development drilling
  • Provide Petroleum Engineering support to oil fields. This includes all aspects of drilling, well completion and workover activities, from job design to on-site implementation.
  • Provide effective reservoir management for the developed reservoirs
  • Participate in interdisciplinary reservoir study teams
  • Work with geoscientists and production engineers to predict production potential
  • Production performance monitoring and evaluation
  • Database structure and application of production database management system (OFM)
  • Conduct economic evaluation (including extensive decision analysis work) of exploration and development drilling opportunities, acquisitions, and divestitures
  • Periodic reserves certification exercises & supervision of reserve studies performed by consulting firms
  • Perform detailed simulation studies to optimize well production / design or to investigate critical aspects related to fluid movements, and will conduct analytical studies to understand the fluid flow characteristics in the reservoir
  • Build reservoir models and carry out simulations to evaluate the possible development scenarios and associated reserve profiles
  • Conduct decline curve and pressure transient testing analyses
  • Prepare reserve estimates and economic analyses for exploration and development drilling and recompletion projects, and analyze electric logs, formation pressures, and reservoir fluids
  • Prepare and supervise the implementation of programs for drill stem testing & pressure surveys
  • Evaluate potential acquisitions and divestitures, as well as identifying and recommending exploitation opportunities on existing properties
  • Leads & manages the Production Technology function to deliver on the following :
  • Wellbore integrity management system
  • Conduct periodic wellbore surveillance reviews, including well performance modelling and interpretation
  • Prepare completion design and well deliverability assessment for new drill wells
  • Prepare and supervise the implementation of programs for well testing, well workovers and well stimulations
  • Design, application, safety precaution and evaluation of artificial lift such as gas lift, electric submersible pump and sucker rod pump
  • Perform well production optimization studies and supervise execution
  • Well candidate selection for production enhancement using production engineering tools.
  • Support drilling plans and execution, develop and maintain well deliverability models and running economic models of production optimization proposals
  • Maintain and develop internal processes for decision making, performance analysis, and planning and
  • Advise the GM, Subsurface on business plan development / execution and strategic business development
  • Core Competency

  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Production Technology
  • Oil & Gas Industry Dynamics
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Leadership Supervisory
  • Team Playing
  • Oral & written Communication
  • Strong exposure to good HSE
  • Experience, practice and certification
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