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Petroleum Engineer

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My client is a well-established mid-sized operator, with operations in West Africa and the Middle East. Producing almost 200,000 bbl/d in addition to a significant exploration portfolio.

They require a senior petroleum engineer to support their exploration activities and provide input to commercial decisions that is backed up by a sound technical understanding.

Position Exploration Petroleum Engineer

Reports to Exploration Manager Operated Assets

Technical Relation with Exploration teams/managers, Development teams, Planning & Economics, Drilling, Facilities engineers

Main interfaces Exploration geoscientists, Drilling/Facilities engineers, Development PEs,

economists, Exploration representatives in OpCos

Key Responsibilities:

To ensure technical and commercial consistency of PE aspects of prospect and discovery evaluation; to provide operational support as required.

  • Provide or secure full engineering support to the exploration department to fulfill technical and business requirements
  • Determine provisional development concepts and forecasts for prospects and discoveries
  • Provide pre-well, operational, and post-well support for engineering evaluation of all exploration wells
  • Coordinate the generation of annual exploration business plan

Support the commercial evaluation of new venture opportunities

Functional Skills:

  • Broad Petroleum Engineering skills, comfortable performing a range of engineering tasks
  • Knowledge of field development planning/concept definition
  • Thorough understanding of project economics, cost estimation, budgeting and business planning
  • Fundamental knowledge of fluid sampling and analysis
  • Basic understanding of exploration geoscience
  • Adequate capabilities in the quantification and management of uncertainty
  • Ability to see beyond the technical and realize commercial value

Ability to work independently (one of only 2 PE's in Exploration)

Argand Associates is a specialist search consultancy operating within the upstream Oil & Gas sector. Working with Operators, National Oil Companies and Service companies (Onshore and Offshore assets) our dedicated teams of discipline focused consultants and researchers enable us to have both up to the minute global market knowledge and a strong technical understanding of our client's operations. With specialise within the following disciplines on a Staff or Consultancy basis : * Geoscience * Drilling and Completions * Reservoir and Production Engineering With offices in Manchester and London we recruit across, Europe, Africa, The Middle East, America and Asia. Argand Associates is a division of Oliver James Associates a high profile recruitment partner to the Financial Services industry since 2002 who are members of REC and APSCo as well as ISO9001 accredited. Operating of out of offices in London, Manchester, Dublin, Zurich and Hong Kong.

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Recruiter's graphic file Colin Shaw Job title: Consultant Contact No: 0161 830 7830 / 0122 494 5915 Colin focuses on Reservoir Engineering and Geoscience roles. Consultant's LinkedIn profile
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