Petroleum Engineers
Job Description

We're exclusively hiring for a US based Drilling Management company that has been recently awarded a contract from a reputed Oil and Gas Operator in India.

Job Summary

• Modelling wells to optimize production and improved well performance 

• Field Development Planning – Early Monetization Strategies

• Optimize well performance and manage well intervention operations including coiled tubing, slick line and E-line.  

• Integrating with geoscience, facilities and well engineering teams to improve well performance • Prepare annual work plan and budgets for well reservoir management operations based on planned reservoir surveillance, production/injection enhancement and optimization requirements etc.  

• Actively participate and collaborate with Production Technology team in planning for projects aimed at production/injection optimization and enhancement.  

• Review stimulation and well intervention programs prior to approval 

• Review and validate the Basis of Well Design submitted by the Execution Contractor and make recommendation to the company along with the rationale/ basis of recommendation at all decision points/ gates 

• Ensure well completions suitability for:

▪ Testing all the zones individually 

▪ Hydro-fracturing (Wherever applicable) 

▪ All required intervention for well testing, data acquisition and sampling as per SOTO 

▪ Zonal isolation and well-suspension 

• Ensure proper metallurgy and strength selection of the completion and wellhead equipment's for both the exploration and appraisal phase.  

• Suggest/Review composition and characteristics of completion brine. 

• Suggest/Review perforation strategy to ensure appropriate connectivity with reservoir. 

• Suggest/Review artificial lift design for appraisal wells. 

• Validate the models and software (Prosper, WellCat, OLGA etc. or equivalent) used for BOWD. Review in depth the designing philosophy, inputs, mythology etc. used for preparing designs.   

• Suggest changes to ensure maximum productivity and fastest delivery 

• Submit review reports including all revisions

Key Accountabilities:

Primary responsibility is to ensure well engineering & well operations by Execution Contractor as per plan and safety requirement 

• Follow up day to day completion, frac and testing operations 

• Work with the Execution Contractor to optimize frac and test resources through proper scheduling 

• Sign-off Frac and Test part of Well Acceptance Criteria 

• Maintain frac and testing database 

• Cost Monitoring  

• Preparation of End of well reports

Terms & Conditions

Company: US based Drilling Management company

Type : Consultant Role (Resident Based)

Duration : Long Term

Location : Gurgaon, India


Personnel Specification

• Masters/ Bachelor degree in Engineering (preferably Petroleum/Mechanical) from a reputed institute  

• Petroleum Engineer with +15 years of experiences and skillsets in well testing and fracking with experiences in leading the PE activities, including 5+ years of experience in exploration programs.

• Strong leadership and people management skills with a good awareness of cultural sensitivities

• Excellent command of the English Language (demonstrated by verbal and written skills)