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Production Advisor At WTS Energy

Date Posted: 19/Sep/2013
Deadline: 19/Nov/2013


Job description Production Advisor

Job Objective/ Purpose of Job:

  • To coordinate the safe execution of Production Operations activities of the offshore assets as single cohesive unit.
  • Ensure efficient and safe operations and maintenance on board the FPSO including well control of subsea systems using competent personnel and in accordance with the code of practice in the Oil and Gas industry.
  • To ensure that company production targets are met and export quality crude is produced on the FPSO.
  • Mentor and train National Production Engineers.
  • Review work performance of production team in all aspects of procedures and production facilities.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

  • Provide advisory role to the Offshore Field Superintendent.
  • Identify oil rate enhancement opportunities.
  • Work with office based and field staff to successfully implement production enhancement projects and initiatives
  • Review and analyse plant process performance on a regular basis and identify de-bottlenecking and plant optimisation improvements
  • Develop personal and work skills on the job to the able to perform the role of Field Superintendent in his absence.
  • Execute activities with work competent work force to produce export specification crude in line with the company production forecasts.
  • Collate data from the various production sources and analyse for trends and fluctuations. Make recommendations to Field Superintendent based on the analysis.
  • Maintain good knowledge of all producing assets by frequent Audits of FPSO Workforce and evaluate workforce competence.
  • Ensure that the execution of production activities by the work force is in line with production operation procedures.
  • Ensure that good reliable operations data is gathered from the field and validated for input into Avocet.
  • As a line supervisor ensure that corporate HSE procedures are strictly adhered to while performing all activities offshore.
  • Implement and maintain an Occupational Health and Safety plan for site, complete with all the necessary documentation as per company policies and procedures
  • Conduct daily meeting with the OIM and Team Leaders

Requirements Production Advisor

  • A degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline is essential with at least 15 years’ experience at a senior supervisory level in Production operations.
  • Experience in deep water sub surface facilities is essential.
  • Knowledgeable in subsea systems and operations.
  • He should be a very good communicator and have the ability and desire to establish and maintain amicable relationships with all levels of employees and contractors.
  • He should have strong understanding and ability to ensure that risks related to Health and safety are managed and minimized to ensure cost effective operations.
  • Good written and spoken English and Computer Literate.
  • In depth understanding of latest production optimisation tools.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with production debottlenecking studies.
  • He should have all management characteristics, skills and expertise to manage multi-cultural and interact with multi discipline teams. 

Terms & Conditions Production Advisor

  • 28 days on 28 days off
  • Functionally Reports To: Field superintendent (Offshore)
  • Administratively Reports To: Production General Manager
  • Supervises: Production Engineers / Operators

Company Profile

Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Company


Lagos, Nigeria



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