Posting Production Engineer
12d ago


Apache Corporation is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas producers. The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its strong core values, entrepreneurial spirit, and operational focus.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

  • Daily monitoring, evaluation and analysis of production and injection performance.
  • Troubleshooting and remediation of well related issues.
  • Assign well test priorities and evaluate test results.
  • Provide daily production engineering support to offshore operations.
  • Development of production and injection performance forecasts and targets for wells and asset.
  • Actively monitor and optimise well performance.
  • Procedure development for well operations.
  • Taking the lead in identification and execution of production adding opportunities.
  • Develop economic justification for production enhancement opportunities e.g. well interventions, work-overs, facility equipment upgrades, etc.
  • Design, input and review of new well completions (artificial lift selection, tubing sizing, etc.).
  • Provision of production engineering support to well integrity management.
  • Conduct production engineering studies and / or coordinate 3rd party studies as required.
  • Ad-hoc work offshore as required.
  • People

  • Demonstrate, encourage and facilitate effective communication between key interfaces (offshore, drilling, well services, operations, reservoir engineering etc.).
  • Promote adherence to high standards of technical integrity amongst onshore organisation and site / offshore workforce.
  • Provide production related information or presentations to region and corporate management, and other key stakeholders such as JV partners and regulatory bodies
  • Safety

  • Demonstrate leadership in setting standards of behaviour and performance.
  • Challenge accepted norms and seek innovations to improve safety conditions and behaviours.
  • Job Qualifications

  • Honours degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline; preferably chemical, mechanical or petroleum engineering.
  • Experience in use of production engineering software e.g. Prosper, GAP, PI Processbook.
  • Working knowledge and experience in design and operation of ESP and gas lift systems.
  • Working knowledge or developing awareness of rules and regulations relevant to operations within the UK oil and gas industry.
  • Behavioral Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics :

  • A Team of Teams mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
  • A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
  • A solid grasp of economic, industry and competitive landscapes;
  • The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
  • An approachable, likeable personality;
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
  • A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
  • An employee who leads by example, with the energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;
  • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
  • Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
  • Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral; and
  • Highly intelligent, intellectually and emotionally, with excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.
  • Core Values and Leadership Attributes

    The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes :

    Core Values :

  • Expect top performance & innovation;
  • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
  • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
  • Foster a contrarian spirit;
  • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
  • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
  • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
  • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
  • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.
  • Leadership Attributes :

  • Responsible irreverence;
  • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
  • Decisive, invested, committed;
  • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
  • Fire in the belly;
  • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
  • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
  • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
  • Best answers win;
  • Working managers; and
  • Effective communicators.
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