Production Chemist in Lagos, Nigeria

at WTS Energy

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Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • To monitor closely the efficiency and effectiveness of field laboratories.
  • Provide updated laboratory procedures
  • Receive and analyse daily report from the fields ie sand measurement, crude and water analysis
  • Interface daily with Purchasing and Logistics on the maintenance of min-max levels for the fields.Raise Proactis requests as and when required
  • Monitor and keep a checklist of the stock of chemical injection pump, spares and reporting the stock status on weekly basis
  • Collate water injection treatment reports and monitor treatment performance
  • Implementation of chemical related programmes e.g Chemical treatment during pigging activity, scale capsule application, injectivity improvement of water injectors
  • To participate actively in field trials thus ensuring that optimum chemical rates are being used in the fields.
  • Frequently visit the field to ensure that standard procedures are being followed in all laboratory tests and measurements.
  • To raise the awareness of staff to the need for correct application of various chemicals and maintain MSDS of chemical products on locations
  • Carry out onsite field analysis and checks on scaling tendencies, corrosion rates, plugging index, and level of bacteria activity.  
  • Liaise with external laboratory for confirmatory tests on crude assay, gas, water grain distribution analysis. etc



  • B.Sc Applied Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 3-5 years in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry, with at least 3 years in a similar position with an operating company.
  • A very good knowledge of oilfield chemistry and the applications and uses of generic chemicals 
  • A good understanding of the relevant codes and standards and MSDS is a prerequisite.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential, for dealing with a broad spectrum of cultural and organisational styles, as well as being able to fit in as a team player.


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