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Job Title: Senior Production Technologist

Location: Warri, Nigeria

Organisation: Atlantic Energy – Nigeria

Purpose of the role

•   Actively monitor and evaluate well performance data.  Within-in the asset team take a lead in production problem diagnosis, well performance monitoring and optimisation of well throughput.

•   Have an excellent knowledge of gas lift operations and be able to design, operate and optimise a gas lift system.

•   Have an excellent understanding of well construction and completion issues and techniques.

•   Must be able to interface with the drilling group and provide real time support to drilling well construction issues.

•   Initiate and participate in the design and programming of well completions, with the aim of optimising well inflow performance and maximising recoverable reserves.

•   Have an excellent understanding in the area of sand control.  Needs to be able to interpret log, core data and production requirements to come up with reasoned sand control recommendations.  Needs to be aware of technology and techniques within this environment and understand the well construction pros and cons to various techniques.

•   Have an excellent knowledge of horizontal completion techniques in an unconsolidated environment.  Some of this knowledge to be gained from onsite experience.

•   Have experience in the use of intelligent completions and the design and implementation of such completions in a subsea environment.

•   Must have an excellent understanding of PVT analysis.

•   Must be able to identify well problems and formulate solutions through proposals for well interventions that will improve productivity.

•   Needs to be able to provide Production Technology input to field development plans, including well completion design, well performance prediction, optimum artificial lift method, production chemistry issues, processing facilities, HSE issues, formation evaluation issues,  and the risks and uncertainties associated with these.

•   Advise operating departments on the physical constraints applicable to the well / reservoir / field production (e.g. sand, water, gas production, scaling potential).

•   Participate in operational duties outside office hours.

Keycompetencies/experience required

•   Capex discipline with respect to budget and targets

•   Opex discipline with respect to budget and targets

•   Should be able to help in the design, implementation and analysis of drill stem tests in a subsea environment.

•   Liaise with other disciplines / departments and Production technology peers in APDNL and APS.

•   Actively search for improvements and keep abreast of new technologies within the Production Technology field.

•   Using well performance simulation software to optimise inflow, artificial lift applications, completion design and tubular selection for new wells and workover candidates.  Use the same software to match actual well performance.

•   Needs to have the experience of and be able to conduct offshore supervision of operations should novel or new equipment or techniques be utilised offshore.

•   Must have excellent presentation skills and be able to present to internal and external bodies.

•   Preferable to have experience in the Gulf of Guinea.

•   Respects and implements Company’s health, safety and environmental policy, procedures, regulations and objectives as they relate to his area of responsibility.

Person Specification


•   BS degree in Physics, Chemical, Petroleum or Mining Engineering.

•   Attend appropriate training courses in the subject up to a skilled level of Production  Technologist.

•   Minimum of 10 years experience in practical production technology or an operating company or specialist service company.

•   High computer literacy.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this post. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role.  These may therefore be subject to future amendments following appropriate consultation.

Joining Atlantic:

Please note that, due to the values upon which our organisation is based, all candidates who progress to final interview will have their credentials fully verified by a third party company.  This includes authenticating your background including education, qualifications, employment history and places of residence. By submitting your application to Atlantic you hereby agree that all information provided by you is correct and that you agree to undergo such checks as required prior to attending the final interview. Only when the new employee has successfully completed their probationary period will the employment deemed to be permanent.

All successful candidates will receive a copy of the terms and conditions on which employment is offered with their offer letter.

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