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Flow Assurance Engineer

BP International Ltd
Updated: Mar 13 2013
Desired Expertise: Chemical Engineering, Process Engineer, Production Engineering, Flow Assurance, Subsea, Operations
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Bunker Hill Village, US
Reference Code: 41822BR5355
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

Flow Assurance Subsea Operations Team has an immediate need for a Flow Assurance/Subsea Operatins Engineer. The TH FA-SS Ops Team is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the subsea kit, managing the key interface between wells and topsides facilities, by:
* Monitoring the existing sub-sea/well/topsides performance,
* Understanding/communicating the operational risks in the field,
* Optimization support and troubleshooting.

Primary activities of this position will be:
* Subsea/Production system surveillance and analysis in relation to the identification of flow anomalies.
* Identify the root cause of problems and work to resolve them (defect elimination).
* Taking action on any identified anomalies to manage production constraints by interfacing with relevant disciplines/stakeholders (stakeholders include but are not limited to Offshore Operations, Base Management, Production Chemistry, Subsea Engineering, Corrosion, and the Riser/Flow-line Integrity Team),
* Hazard evaluation and communication of potential operational risks with the aim of minimizing potential operating downtime.

Safety and Operational Integrity
*S upport the BP company goal of safe, compliant, and reliable operations as the team manages the day to day operations and availability of the Thunder Horse subsea infrastructure.
* Identify, assess, and prioritize subsea risks in accordance with the company's hazard identification process.

Production and Operational Risk Management
* Investigate unplanned production losses and act directly on these losses by ensuring that relevant corrective actions are taken or owned by the relevant Function.
* Monitor key performance indicators (KPI's) for reliability and availability of the production kit and other layers of protection.
* Focus on plant and equipment constraints in order to drive production optimization (e.g. reduction of operating pressure within safe operating limits)
* Interface with other Thunder Horse Teams (e.g. Wells, Reliability & Maintenance, Engineering Services, Resource, Subsea, Global Project Organization, etc.) to effectively manage the entire Thunder Horse operations, both subsea and topsides.
* Accountable for production, technical review, and/or approval of operation procedures and guidance.
* Communicate the content of Risk Reduction Plans to the team to ensure appropriate implementation and understanding the actions to be taken.

- BS Degree in engineering

* Must have at least 3 years of Engineering or Operations experience.
* Must have at least 2 years of Subsea Engineering experience including at least 1 year of Subsea Operations Engineering experience.
* Proven track record of technical subsea engineering experience.
* Demonstrated commitment to HSSE and integrity with a track record of delivering successful business outcomes.
* Strong teamwork and communication skills
* Must be willing and able to travel to offshore platforms and on offshore vessels as required


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