Chief Engineer & Production Engineer Job Vacancies in Nigeria at FIRST Exploration & Petroleum


FIRST Exploration & Petroleum Development Company Limited (FIRST E&P) is a Nigerian indigenous oil and gas execution vehicle, established in 2010. It started formal business operations on the 1st of July, 2012. The company’s ethos is being a deep technical and commercial entrepreneurial organisation, with full delivery capability across the entire oil and gas delivery value chain. Our areas of expertise   include the value creation phase of commercial deal delivery, maturation of exploration and appraisal opportunities, through field development to project execution and realizing first production and into the value monetisation phase of integrated operations and maintenance, hydrocarbon fiscalisation and sales

Job Title: Chief Engineer

Location: FIRST Exploration & Petroleum - Nigeria

Job description

Requirements

    15 years of experience      in the Oil and Gas industry in Nigeria and possibly international,      covering both land, swamp and Offshore experience.
    Track record along      the maturity cycle, from concept select, detailed design, contracting,      construction and hook-up including facilities brown field engineering.
    In the context      of the Oil and Gas Field development planning demonstrate a technical      innovator and entrepreneur approach, track record in finding solutions to      increasing the recovery per dollar invested and operated.
    Excellent      technical and communication skills with a strong emphasis on teamwork,
    Fluency in      written and spoken English language,

Roles and Specific Responsibilities:

    Drive the Engineering      Project Delivery from concept select, detailed design, contracting and      implementation of the Field Development Plans with specific focus on HSE, Life      Cycle Capex and Opex, the integrated project schedule and uptime of the      Integrated Production system.
    Project Delivery      Strategy and Management, ensure the right engineering focus, utilizing the      in-house expert work-force, own staff and contractor team to the full,      building on their strengths while the main engineering contractor(s)      actually delivers the product.
    Project      Contracting Strategy, with particular focus on risk, schedule capex and      operating cost! This set in the context of Local Content.
    Project Approval      Processes, ruthless focus on project management approvals, with the      authorities, partners and shareholders alike.
    Develop      the engineering workflows, guidelines and procedures to ensure all work is      carried out safely adhering to best international oilfield practices and      speedily, with minimal bureaucracy.
    Ensure      that staff are qualified for the jobs they have to deliver and at all      times motivated to execute the job.

Desired Skills and Experience

Technical Skills

    Ability to translate complex development and operational issues into simple solutions,
    High level of independent thinking and reasoning, based on sound technical and commercial fundamentals.
    Understanding and application of the key drivers of facilities, process engineering and production operations, set in the context of the life cycle asset management from reservoir to point of sales.
    Ability to generate good quality technical reports



Business Skills

    Ruthless bottom-line focus, ability to translate and articulate technical solutions into the key business drivers, HSE, Cost and Production,
    Fully understand and able to articulate how the company is making its money and how he and his department can drive the bottom-line, short term, medium term and long term of the company.
    Implement fit for purpose specific business processes, including efficient and effective translation of opportunity to project plan, and planned liquids and gas into the tank. With support processes fit for purpose but hard coded, including IAP, document and deviation control, contracting, budget approvals, authority to spend and execute, maintaining log books and the project handbooks.
    Supervise and coordinate subordinates priority setting and staff allocation, time writing, maintaining personal log books and project handbooks

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Team Skills

Interact and work effectively with other professionals in group/project team and in other disciplines



Personal Skills

    Readily accept views and guidance from supervisors and input from subordinates
    Ability and focus on driving own professional and career development (technical affiliations, SPE etc)
    Demonstrate high level of oral and written skills (English), good listening ability, demonstrate personal initiative and ability to mentor subordinates





Key focus areas:

Direct experience in the following areas:

    HSEMS implementation in the project field and the workflow,
    Project development planning, designing, execution and field management,
    Generating innovative and imaginative development solutions, with facilities that require minimal daily intervention in the context of the oil and or gas development planned. Including well surveillance and well interventions.
    Focussed on the maximum uptime solution, while demonstrably the facilities build are at the lowest capital cost and operate life cycle at the lowest all-in operating cost.
    Integrated Activity Planning, IPSM, Cost optimisation/management
    Flow Assurance,
    Production Surveillance and Operations,
    Gas Lift design and Optimization,

How to apply

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 Job Title: Chief Production Engineer

Location: FIRST Exploration & Petroleum - Nigeria

Job description

Requirements

    15 years of experience      in the Oil and Gas industry in Nigerian and possibly international,      covering both land, swamp and offshore experience.
    Track record in      field development planning and delivery and asset operation and      optimization, Well and Reservoir Management,
    Technical and      operational innovator and entrepreneur, track record in finding solutions      to increasing the recovery per dollar invested and operated.
    Excellent      technical and communication skills with a strong emphasis on teamwork,
    Fluency in      written and spoken English language,

Roles and Specific Responsibilities:

    Drive and      implement the optimum completion design in the wells, focused on maximum      recovery from the well bore, both in daily production and reservoir      recovery, with the lowest possible downtime
    Drive the      recovery per well of the existing producing wells, ensure that the well      and reservoir management processes are fit for purpose, documented and engrained      in our own organization and in that of our partners, with particular focus      on well uptime and increased recovery per reservoir,
    Develop Integrated      Production System Models for existing producing assets and planned assets,      from reservoir drainage points to point of sales, key focus areas are      maximization of the crude, gas and gas liquids volumes measured and sold,      within the technical limits of the reservoirs, wells and facilities,      quantity and quality of gas liquids sources,
    Drive the      implementation of fit for purpose tools and processes that facilitate      maximum integration between the field operations and the office, from      subsurface to point of sales.
    Drive the well      surveillance and intervention plans, in alignment with the maintenance      schedules and implementation of the field optimization of the Utorogu and      Ughelli producing fields, oil, gas and condensate, including location      preparation, well planning, drilling and hook-up to the production      stations, with specific focus on HSE, Cost, Time and Recovery per well,
    Relentlessly      drive Field Operations Optimization, always focused on minimum deferment,      lowest cost, highest throughput!
    Ensure that the E-well      book, is expanded to be a life asset reference document and is formally updated      quarterly with the relevant historic dynamic and static data for the      field, the wells, reservoirs, and gas plants, flow stations  and related surface infrastructure,
    Work      out guidelines and procedures to ensure all work is carried out safely      adhering to best international oilfield practices.


Desired Skills and Experience

Technical Skills

    Ability to translate complex operational and development issues into simple solutions,
    High level of independent thinking and reasoning, based on sound technical and commercial fundamentals.
    Understanding and application of the key drivers of operations and reservoir management including production technology, well engineering, process engineering and production operations.
    Ability to generate good quality technical reports



Business Skills

    Ruthless bottom line focus, ability to translate and articulate technical operational solutions into the key business drivers, HSE, Cost and Production,
    Fully understand and able to articulate how the company is making its money and how he and his department can drive the bottomline, short term, medium term and long term of the company.
    Implement fit for purpose business processes, including efficient and effective translation of opportunity to project plan, and planned liquids and gas into the tank. With support processes fit for purpose but hard coded, including IAP, budget approvals, authority to execute, priority setting and staff allocation, time writing, maintaining personal log books and project handbooks.
    Supervise and coordinate subordinates

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Team Skills

Interact and work effectively with other professionals in group/project team and in other disciplines



Personal Skills

    Readily accept views and guidance from supervisors and input from subordinates
    Ability and focus on driving own professional and career development (technical affiliations, SPE etc)
    Demonstrate high level of oral and written skills (English), good listening ability, demonstrate personal initiative and ability to mentor subordinates





Key focus areas:

Direct experience in the following areas:

    HSEMS implementation in the field and in the workflow,
    Field Operations Management, Development Planning,
    Generating innovative and imaginative development/operations solutions,
    Integrated Activity Planning, IPSM, Cost optimisation/management
    Flow Assurance,
    Well Completions (Including Intelligent Completions),
    Production Surveillance and Operations,
    Gas Lift design and Optimization,
    Production System Planning, Operations and Optimization,
    Well Testing, Execution, Design and Modelling,
    Well Surveillance, Intervention, Planning and Production Optimization, by drainage point, by conduit, by reservoir, by cluster, by field,
    Asset evaluation
    Government Regulations
    Petroleum Contracts,
    Procurement Contracting Skills

How to Apply

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