We are currently seeking a Production Engineer for our Technical Operations Team. This position will focus on our key Montney asset in Ante Creek. As a key member of our Operations and Asset teams, the successful candidate will work to ensure maximum value for our Ante Creek asset. The ideal candidate has strong technical skills coupled with excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
This full-time, permanent position is based in Calgary and reports to the Manager, Production. This position offers a great opportunity to join a world class oil and gas producer with a proven strategy, exceptional opportunities and outstanding people.
Work in close collaboration with field operations to ensure well production is safely maximized and potential on every well is realized.
Monitor and complete surveillance on weekly production from facilities.
Identify wells/facilities/pipelines that require intervention where production is not maximized.
Understand variances on weekly field operations production report.
Collaborate with the asset team to generate forecast reports and explain variances to budget.
Ensure annual well reviews take place and review well production data in advance of these meetings.
Provide technical support and mentorship to Field Production Engineers and field operations.
Ensure fluid levels are completed in accordance with area fluid level strategy.
Ensure Operating Cost analysis is completed for the field and identify wells that are uneconomic under current operating conditions and assess for shut-in or intervention to improve economics.
Work with the Facilities group to identify facility optimization projects, including facility debottlenecking, liquids recovery improvement and operating cost reduction.
Monitor and ensure Waterflood targets are implemented at the field level. Assist with production response evaluation and communication with the Exploitation group.
Work with the Asset team to research, evaluate and recommend recompletion/workover candidates, focusing on inactive wells to maximize the company’s oil and natural gas production.
Develop workover programs in accordance with company policies.
Continuously consider and evaluate new production technology, including downhole, surface equipment, chemicals.
Monitor netbacks and propose projects to increase value such as hydrocarbon blending, SWB/Pipeline Analysis, and gas quality penalty analysis. Review and evaluate projects and work collaboratively with Marketing and Field Operations to maximize success.
The ideal candidates will have 10+ years of Western Canadian oil and gas experience with a technical focus and field experience is preferred. Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills are essential.
Specifically, we require: