• Title
    Lead Metering & Allocation Engineer
    Requisition ID
    2018-30786
    Work Location
    KZ-Atyrau
    Department / Discipline
    Construction
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    • Measurement & allocation subject matter expert
    •  Functional subject matter expert for measurement and allocation, giving advice and support to front line especially for allocation and fiscal meters in order to have a reliable HPIM and allocation process
    • Metering/measurements
    • Develop metering and measurement strategy for the team as well as approve and review of procedures and processes
    •  Routinely evaluate measurement technology for various process applications (especially fiscal and allocation) to enable effective process control, safeguarding, product quality, environmental and production performance monitoring. Approve and advise suitable flow meters (e.g. turbine, positive displacement, orifice, coriolis, ultrasonic flow meteretc) and meter run configuration for the required measurement - Approve/review/evaluate MPFM and wet gas metering systems
    •  Approve/review/verify metering system software configuration/parameter selection (e.g. correct flow calculation, fluid property data, ...)
    •  Subject matter expert, advice and assist asset to troubleshoot complex metering systems (e.g. flow meters, flow computers, tank gauging, weight/ load cells, ...)
    • Assess performance of metering systems and implement corrective action to eliminate bad actors especially for meters used in allocation
    • Specify and evaluate validation/calibration method (including on line verification ) to meet performance standards, audit execution and assess results to determine if (any) corrective action is required
    •  Develop and maintain the monitoring system for the health statuses of critical meters used especially in Fiscal and Allocation process.
    •  Develop and implement the general concept of measurement uncertainties in flow rate measurements
    •  Develop and implement the general principle of fluid property data and its effect on metering
    • Contribute to the development and/or revision of standards and practices for metering systems in Kashagan
    • Technical Authority and provide technical review and recommendation for peers
    •  Diagnose and resolve significant complex and non-routine problems related to metering
    • Develop strategy and implement Metering management IT tool
    • Advice and participate and sometimes lead in the preparation of Measurement and Allocation Agreements - Auditing of M&A processes and equipment
    • Lead the monitoring calibration activities and maintaining the M&A data base.
    • Standards and Compliance
    •  Interpret, apply and advice relevant standards, industry standards (e.g. ISO, API, ASTM, AGA, ...) and engineering calculations governing metering applications

     

    Skills / Qualifications

    QT

    • Bachelor’s Engineering degree from an accredited college or university (preferably Intrumentation)
    • Minimum 8 years experience in oil and gas industry specifically facilities engineering with an emphasis on metering, custody transfer, and multiphase flow measurement is an essential requirement
    • Fluent written and spoken English, including a good understanding of technical English
    • Computer literate and ability to analyse and present complex data, structures and processes in a concise manner
    • Experience in working in the former Soviet Union or a Caspian region country is an advantage
    • Previous supervisory experience is an advantage

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

     

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

     

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