Company: Petroplan Houston
Skills: Petroleum Engineering, Production Engineering
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America

Senior Production Engineer - Deepwater


Petroplan is actively recruiting for a Production Engineering professional focusing on deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets.


This role is based in Louisiana, focusing on optimizing production and performing surveillance of well performance on company operated assets as well as generating start-up procedures for new subsea wells.


Prior experience in production modeling (using NODAL analysis) and the management of flow assurance for subsea wells is required in this position. Being a Gulf of Mexico focused role, extensive experience in these deepwater assets (5 years+) is required. This position will work closely with P&A, Engineering/Construction, G&G and drilling groups to generate field development plans with project management experience required.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a reputable and growing organization known for a great company culture and rewarding its employees. A full relocation package will be provided for non-local candidates.


***Please note at this point we cannot accept any applications from candidates without US citizenship or permanent residency status and due to a large number of applications only successful applicants will be contacted.***

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.