Operations Engineer
BP
London, South East , United Kingdom
14d ago

BP Launchpad is our new way of scaling innovation to tackle the dual challenge. We take great ideas generated from within our internal and external ecosystem and deploy them fast.

Our first technology is focused on breakthrough subsurface analytics, using fibre optics.Over the past few years, a small R&D team has been designing and deploying game-

changing algorithms that interpret data captured from fibre optic cables deep in the subsurface into actionable information.

The results of these algorithms are now being used to increase production and make our wells even safer - adding millions of barrels of oil each year in Azerbaijan.

These advances have prompted BP to make fibre optics sensing a global design standard for all our wells, as part of our ambition to become the leading upstream digital company.

Now we are scaling up a new unit to deploy the technology globally and build the next wave of applications. This unit is set up differently from most in BP located in its own separate offices, liberated from some of the corporate ways of working -

to accelerate and supercharge development and deployment. Run like a start-up, but with the financial backing of BP and its global customer base.

Joining the team now provides an opportunity to shape a breakthrough technology agenda and to deliver truly global impact, within a start-up environment.

Key accountabilities :

Our market-ready, app-based technology allows teams to listen to wells and reservoir activities via fibre optic cables. This means they can effectively manage production risks and increase reservoir recovery.

As an Engineer you’ll ensure our customers get the best out of our product. You’ll develop a deep understanding of how to interpret the data we’re generating to provide actionable analysis and insights for them.

You’ll work closely with customers to understand their needs, providing feedback that will drive product development.

Essential Education : Degree educated

Degree educated

Essential experience and job requirements :

You’ll have significant experience in wells and production operations as well as in production monitoring, well integrity monitoring and production petrophysics.

You’ll be confident interpreting wells and subsurface data-sets, with a solid academic background in petroleum or wells engineering.

It’s also essential that you’re able to understand our customers and their drivers. You’ll have a customer-focused mindset and excellent communication skills with technical and non-technical audiences.

c 10% travel expected.

Desirable criteria & qualifications :

About BP :

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future.

Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

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