Production Technologist – Repsol Sinopec Resources UK – Aberdeen

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK

Position Overview

The Production Technologist’s role is to provide technical input across the entire well lifecycle. To deliver cost effective designs, programmes and equipment using WDP principles, processes and best practices. The Production Technologist will be responsible for selecting the most cost effective technology that will deliver the optimum completion performance. The Production Technologist will be responsible for reviewing and endorsing the programmes for interventions activities, development; work over and appraisal wells. This will include, where appropriate, optimising vertical lift and inflow performance and sandface completion.


Provide PT technical input across the well lifecycle

Designing well completions that are mechanically and operationally fit for purpose for the production life of the well

Conducting tubing stress analysis and lift curve modelling to optimise completion design and post completion production/injection performance

Assist with troubleshooting and remediation planning for any integrity or production optimisation activities.

Reviewing programmes and programme amendments, and ensuring conformance to Repsol Sinopec Resources UK’s Well Engineering and Operations policies and guidelines

Developing AFE quality cost estimates

Maintain a firm understanding of the threat Cyber Attacks pose in both regular IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology / industrial automation) environments and the potential consequences of such attacks

Key Duties

Designing completion activities to comply with legislation

Conducting risk assessments on all completion programmes

Ensuring SORs and appropriate inspection standards for all safety critical completion equipment are available and in use

Ensuring programmes conform to Repsol Sinopec Resources UK’s health, safety and environmental policies

Liaison with sub-surface and production teams to ensure life-of-field requirements are built into completion design

Ensuring long lead completion equipment is selected and ordered on time, to allow for flexibility in the drilling and completion programme

Managing completion equipment procurement, sub assembly make up, shipping, stock inventory control and disposal of surplus stock

Providing technical support to onshore and offshore teams during operations

Providing support for well integrity issues involving the design of the completion, such as MAASP calculation

Monitoring performance of completion operations in order to control costs and safely minimise downtime

Compiling and submitting global performance measurement data for the completion phase

Identifying opportunities to continuously improve performance, to close the gap between existing and “Best in Class” performance

Ensuring application of WDP common processes to planning and operations

Ensuring new technology is economically applied to well programmes

Ensuring the effective use of learning and performance tools in line with WDP principles

Education Attainment & Accreditation

Relevant Engineering degree or equivalent

Current IWCF (or equivalent) Well Control Certificate (Pressure Control)

Maintain necessary offshore certification including BOSIET and medical

Professional Skills & Experience

Previous North Sea production technology experience

Experience of managing financial budgets

Interpersonal Skills & Qualities

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to be decisive by making well thought through timely decisions

Energy and self-drive to deliver results with minimal supervision; drive change and continual improvement

Ability to get the best out of people to deliver results

Ability to enable change and seek continual improvement


Ability to travel offshore

I & D Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer, aiming to recruit, retain and develop our people based on merit. Recognising the value of a diverse workforce, all applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, gender, nationality, age, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law.


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