Occidental Petroleum Production Engineer in Al Wusta, Oman

Title: Production Engineer Location: Oman-Al Wusta-Mukhaizna Other Locations:

The Production Engineer responsibilities will include production engineering support for heavy oil/steam flood operations, well monitoring and optimization for heavy oil production maximization, steam pattern surveillance, recommendations and implementation, completion troubleshooting and optimization. Steam injection optimization and scheduling is a major responsibility of this position.

The Production Engineer job responsibilities include but not limited to:

Design, selection and troubleshooting of artificial lift methods including progressive cavity pumps, beam pump and electric submersible pump installation.

SCADA monitoring and surveillance to optimize production.

Well service work direction including cased hole logging, hoist work and other data gathering.

Work closely with geoscientists, reservoir engineering and operations to optimize field steam injection.

Manage well and heat surveillance program for a multi-layer, multi-pattern steam flood.

Monitor daily production performance and recommend remedial actions. Direct production and injection allocation activities in a monthly basis.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Petroleum Engineering.

Experience in production engineering is required.

Knowledge in heavy oil and thermal operations and reservoir monitoring techniques is required.

Knowledge of OFM (Oilfield Manager) software is required.

Knowledge of artificial lift including Beam Pump, PCP and ESP is required.

Good PC skills. Good communication skills and interpersonal skills.