Production Operations Specialist
Royal Dutch Shell
Production Engineering Upstream
Job Family Group:
June 5, 2023
Posting Start Date:
Projects and Technology
The SEAM organization integrates Safety, Environment & Asset Management activities, with a broad geographical footprint, that will support Shell’s business & assets around the world.
The vision of SEAM is to provide capability across the spectrum of Safety, Environment, and Asset Management.
Purpose & Accountabilities:
WRFM (Wells, Reservoir, Facilities Management) Operations Specialist is a role to ensure short to medium term tasks and activities of the production shifts are executed consistently with a focus on process safety and operational excellence.
In this role, you will be responsible for delivering Wells Reservoir Facility Management Business Results through the implementation of the group WRFM Process.
Perform production technology and reservoir engineering analyses required to improve understanding of well and reservoir performance including material balance modeling (MBAL); inflow well performance; decline curve analysis; volumetric calculations; oil and gas reservoir performance monitoring; production forecasting; pressure data analysis, well test analysis.
Well performance monitoring, including validation of well tests and production allocation. Keeping up to date outflow models and surface networks models.
Provide Production Technology support to production operations and field development studies.
Coordinating well reviews.
Identifying, planning, and executing well activities to improve and safeguard production.
Prepare Well Activity Proposals, review programs and supervise and support the execution of well interventions.
Maintain an accurate overview of reservoir/production strings produced/injected/process fluid streams for accounting purposes in a highly complex oil and gas infrastructure with many interconnections and over a large geographical spread managed from two divisions.
Working with multiple stakeholders, tools, and workflows.
Demystify the process complexity and identify simplification opportunities.
Skills & Requirements
University Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Geoscience, Drilling Engineering, or relevant.
Experience: 5+ years of experience in related business domains.
Good understanding of Upstream Business. Should understand who is using the data and how to interpret the data for production performance and identify threats and opportunities.
Excellent presentation and communication skills.
Strong analytical skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
Natural curiosity, passion to learn, and active desire to expand knowledge base (internally and externally) in the evolving space of finance and economics.
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