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Production Chemist II At Addax Petroleum

Date Posted: 20/May/2014
Deadline: 03/Jun/2014

Addax Petroleum was founded in 1994 upon leading petroleum industry expertise and a deep-rooted understanding and respect for African cultures. Over the years, Addax Petroleum has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Africa, the Middle East, and the North Sea.

Addax Petroleum’s assets are located in Nigeria, the Joint Development Zone of São Tomé & Príncipe, Gabon, Cameroon, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the UK North Sea, comprising an excellent combination of oil and gas reserves and exploration opportunities. The Company’s approximate average oil production for 2012 was 167,000 bbl/d.

Addax Petroleum has over 1100 employees worldwide with service offices in Geneva (Switzerland) and Houston (USA), and operating offices in Lagos (Nigeria), Port-Gentil (Gabon) and Douala (Cameroon)


Position Description

To ensure that production and laboratory chemicals are efficiently utilised in the field. To identify wells with increasing scaling, foaming, sanding, and corrosion tendencies through onsite field analysis. To ensure that all chemical injection pumps, sight glasses and other equipment used in delivering production chemicals are in good working condition.

Position Requirements


To monitor closely the efficiency and effectiveness of field laboratories.
Provide updated laboratory procedures
Receive and analyse daily report from the fields ie sand measurement, crude and water analysis
Interface daily with Purchasing and Logistics on the maintenance of min-max levels for the fields (OML 124 and 126).Raise Proactis requests as at when required
Monitor and keep a checklist of the stock of chemical injection pump, spares and reporting the stock status on weekly basis
Collate water injection treatment reports and monitor treatment performance
Implementation of chemical related programmes e.g Chemical treatment during pigging activity, scale capsule application, injectivity improvement of water injectors
To participate actively in field trials thus ensuring that optimum chemical rates are being used in the fields.
Frequently visit the field to ensure that standard procedures are being followed in all laboratory tests and measurements.
To raise the awareness of staff to the need for correct application of various chemicals and maintain MSDS of chemical products on locations
Carryout onsite field analysis and checks on scaling tendencies, corrosion rates, plugging index, and level of bacteria activity.
Liaise with external laboratory for confirmatory tests on crude assay, gas, water grain distribution analysis. etc .


Continuous improvement in chemical treatment efficiency.
Optimum performance of field laboratories.
Optimum performance of field chemical injection pumps.
Proper record keeping


B.Sc Applied Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering discipline.

Minimum of 3 years.

25 years and above.


A very good knowledge of oilfield chemistry and the applications and uses of generic chemicals.
Good written/spoken English and Computer literate.
Supervisory, and ability to develop staff.
Good interpersonal, communications and organisational skills are essentia


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