Senior Production Engineer

Calgary, AB
21 Mar 2012
21 Apr 2012
Contract Type
Full Time

Reference Req/011156/015410

Job Title Senior Production Engineer

Type Permanent

Location Calgary, AB

Job Description

One of our clients, a Major International Operator is seeking a Senior Production Engineer to join their Calgary based team.


This full-time senior production engineering position will be responsible for various production design specifications and strategies for SAGD production start-up.


Responsible for development of wellbore configurations for SAGD injection and production wells, water source wells, and observation wells. This includes artificial lift planning and well instrumentation selection. Close cooperation with the Drilling and Wells (D&W) group is required for this activity.
Development of sand management strategy for production wells
Development of water management strategy for the Asset
Responsible for production chemistry and flow assurance strategies
Development of production and injection measurement and allocation strategy
Work effectively in a multi-discipline team environment with Geology, Geophysics, Reservoir, Drilling, Facilities and other Engineering disciplines
Participate in meetings with external partners and regulatory
Identify opportunities to improve project performance and reduce costs


Minimum B.Sc. Engineering.
Applicants must be registered Professional Engineers (P.Eng status) with the Association of Professional Engineers Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA).
Prior oil sands SAGD experience or familiarity with reservoir production in heavy oil thermal EOR is required.
Familiarity with Alberta Energy Resource Conservation Board (ERCB) technical regulations for well construction and operation is required.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment with highly motivated professionals.
Results-orientated and self-starter with a sense of urgency and ability to respond effectively.
Ability to work in a fast-paced company environment.

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