Petroleum Engineer

Posted 9 months ago by mselect
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is hiring a Petroleum Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and be fluent in Arabic and English.

Subsurface – Water Management Team

Role Synopsis
The purpose of the role is to provide Petroleum Engineering input into the business needs of Base Management

  • Well Injection Performance monitoring & Optimization
  • Track and advise on on-going Well Injection Activities
  • Optimize Injection on the well and CPS level
  • Track Well/CPS/Pumps performance and compliance working with RMT & Operations
  • Rotational role days

Key Accountabilities

  • To be aware of the status of all water injectors of assigned CPS and their performance, by regular monitoring of well rates and pressures.
  • Initiate investigation of measurements (i.e. Well Tests, SGSs, ILTs etc) when well performance changes.
  • To monitor water quality data as a potential explanation for well injection performance change.
  • Wells conformance / Pumps compliance Injection Optimization and Realtime flow rate result QA/QC
  • Daily well performance tracking by IVM/OPS Database
  • Identifying well work opportunities and writing SORs
  • To prepare JID and SOR documents in conjunction with the RMT / MEST, for any required injector testing and stimulation operations
  • Monthly visits to field, wells, CPSs, well test.
  • Update Prosper and GAP Models
  • Tracking Clamp on/Sonar & Magflo measurements.
  • CPS Injection loss tracking.
  • To be aware of water injection allocation process
  • Interaction with MEST, Operations, RMT, PEs and Wells.


Criteria & Qualifications

  • BSc Petroleum Engineering with minimum 5 years’ experience.


Skills desired

  • Nodal analysis understanding (PETEX software)
  • Excellent user in PROSPER, GAP Model
  • High level of Microsoft Excel skill, Power BI
  • Water flood system understanding.
  • Good communication skills (Ability to communicate with all parts of the business)
  • Fluent & Competent English language
  • Full understanding of all activities that take place in a field.


Experience desired

  • At least two years’ experience in production/injection optimization.
  • At least One-year experience working in the water injection operations team in an oil company.
  • A good understanding of Reservoir & Well engineering
  • At least two years operational experience in drilling and well work jobs
  • Good skills in software, including well modelling/reservoir modelling.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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