Production Operations ESP Engineer
at OXY in
Job highlightsPosted on October 2, 2013
Candidate should hold a degree in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent with 10 years combined experience in the oil industry and 7 years experience related specifically to ESP artificial lift.
Job Position Requirements Ability to conduct production surveillance activities using various surveillance tools (LOWIS, SCADA, OFM, Spotfire). Proficient in the use of SubPump, Prosper, DesignRite, and AutographPC for ESP design applications. Experience working with other forms of artificial lift techniques: gas lift, progressive cavity pumps, etc. Working understanding of drilling, reservoir, and production operational issues. Proven ability to diagnose and respond to downhole and surface well issues. Working knowledge of inflow performance theory and practical application. Effective technical presentation and writing skills. Self starter - ability to work with a minimum of supervision and deal with ambiguity. Successful multi-discipline team experiences. High proficiency in required technical and economic software packages (GAP/MBAL/IFM) or industry equivalent software programs/packages. Broad familiarity with field operations and well-site supervision. International experience dealing with host country technical authorities. Physical Requirements Role requires periodic trips to the offshore fields, and this requires some level of physical fitness to meet the safety training requirements.
Objectives and Deliverables
Effectively design the ESP equipment completion requirements converting gas lifted wells to ESP operation. Provide production optimization plans for each ESP well. Maximize ESP runlife to exceed industry standards for similar type applications. Monitor ESP performance using SCADA, PI, IFM, and other surveillance tools. Produce ESP performance reports, associated DIFA reports, and production key performance indicator reports. Work together with drilling, asset development, and facilities to create capital and operational efficiencies, and to bring on new ESP wells.
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