Manage team responsible for Production Optimisation through developing, applying, adapting, and integrating field and plant automation systems under the umbrella of optimization engines to maximize production capacity and up-time in real-time for the client’s operated oil fields onshore and offshore within company and HSE regulations.
To control and coordinate the Production interface with ongoing client’s Projects.
Manage production planning and production accounting processes
Supervises: Production operations Engineer, Facilities Coordinator and Planning groups.
Identify oil rate enhancement opportunities
Work with office based and field staff to successfully implement production enhancement projects and initiatives
Review and analyse plant process performance on a regular basis and identify de-bottlenecking and plant optimisation improvements
Apply new techniques, technology and equipment to increase oil production from existing assets
Provide training and guidance to engineers and technical assistants as necessary.
Identify solutions, by interpreting reservoir data with asset team in order to improve reservoir productivity.
Develop an integrated asset model using Gap / Prosper modelling tools.
Lead production planning efforts within the Operations department and interfacing with Asset Management and Facilities Departments as required.
Manage production accounting assuring that all production reports are delivered to internal and external customers in a timely and accurate manner.
Participate in conceptual design studies.
Provide Production input at Factory acceptance testing and FEED Documents.
Provide Production input at all Hazops and Hazids.
Take responsibility for the integration of Production requirements within engineering design, and implementation of the required Operational Procedures into future oil and gas facilities.
Provide answers for all technical queries from engineering group.
Attend Project and other relevant meetings.
Update current operational procedures for all assets.
Key Performance Indicators/ Performance Goals:
• Incident free production operations in both planning, design and implementation of production optimization projects
• Meet or exceed production projections and within budget.
• New technology vs production increase part of production optimisation
A degree in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related discipline
At least 10 years overall oilfield experience with 5 years’ experience at a management level in Production operations
Strong mathematical modelling, process modelling, production process evaluation, plant/process optimization, process automation, and/or statistics skills
Proven ability to increase process efficiency / performance and realize process optimization daily
Good written and spoken English and Computer Literate.
In depth understanding of latest production optimisation tools.
Managerial: Supervisory, presentation and ability to develop staff.
Strong communication skills are essential along with an ability to collaborate effectively with operating and engineering staff as well as management.