Production Operations Specialist



Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2023
, Poland

Job Family Group:

Production Engineering Upstream

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

June 5, 2023

Business unit:

Projects and Technology

Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

The SEAM organization integrates Safety, Environment & Asset Management activities, with a broad geographical footprint, that will support Shell’s business & assets around the world.

The vision of SEAM is to provide capability across the spectrum of Safety, Environment, and Asset Management.

Purpose & Accountabilities:

WRFM (Wells, Reservoir, Facilities Management) Operations Specialist is a role to ensure short to medium term tasks and activities of the production shifts are executed consistently with a focus on process safety and operational excellence.

In this role, you will be responsible for delivering Wells Reservoir Facility Management Business Results through the implementation of the group WRFM Process.

  • Perform production technology and reservoir engineering analyses required to improve understanding of well and reservoir performance including material balance modeling (MBAL); inflow well performance; decline curve analysis; volumetric calculations; oil and gas reservoir performance monitoring; production forecasting; pressure data analysis, well test analysis.

  • Well performance monitoring, including validation of well tests and production allocation. Keeping up to date outflow models and surface networks models.

  • Provide Production Technology support to production operations and field development studies.

  • Coordinating well reviews.

  • Identifying, planning, and executing well activities to improve and safeguard production.

  • Prepare Well Activity Proposals, review programs and supervise and support the execution of well interventions.

  • Maintain an accurate overview of reservoir/production strings produced/injected/process fluid streams for accounting purposes in a highly complex oil and gas infrastructure with many interconnections and over a large geographical spread managed from two divisions.

  • Working with multiple stakeholders, tools, and workflows.

  • Demystify the process complexity and identify simplification opportunities.

Skills & Requirements

  • University Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Geoscience, Drilling Engineering, or relevant.

  • Experience: 5+ years of experience in related business domains.

  • Good understanding of Upstream Business. Should understand who is using the data and how to interpret the data for production performance and identify threats and opportunities.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

  • Strong analytical skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.

  • Natural curiosity, passion to learn, and active desire to expand knowledge base (internally and externally) in the evolving space of finance and economics.



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