Contract: Field Process Optimization Engineer

Contract: Field Process Optimization Engineer

Job title: Contract: Field Process Optimization Engineer


Job description: Looking for Field Process Optimization Engineer for our client in Oman. This is a rotation job of 29 days on/27 days off


  • Provide operation and process engineering support to operate, monitor and troubleshoot the process to ensure operation is within operating envelopes, optimized and minimize the oil deferment.
  • Provide the facilities input to well management team in daily production reviews in order to identify and implement opportunities to further optimize the production system.


  • Auditing of compliance with design operating envelopes
  • Regular support to Operations on plant performance issues and operating envelope
  • Conduct debottlenecking and optimization studies in support of Operations
  • Initiate and provide process engineering support for raising of Field Change Proposals (FCP’s).
  • Optimize chemicals consumption and ensure their qualities.
  • Provide Process Engineering support to operations team during troubleshooting, start up, shutdown, root cause analyses, risk assessments, job hazard analyses, operating procedure development, etc.
  • Proactively monitor plant performance to identify opportunities to optimise production and reduce oil deferment.
  • In depth analyses of the events/trips that cause oil deferment
  • Develop ideas and/or economically attractive proposals on how to improve the operation and/or debottleneck plant constraints.
  • Notify stakeholders of actual performance problems.
  • Provide process engineering support and input to projects and business plan
  • Participate in HAZOPs, Design Reviews, IPFs etc.
  • Identify and implement energy optimisation opportunities.
  • To coach/train Process optimization engineer.
  • Adhere to all HSE standards and specification


  • Process Engineering Degree (BSc or MSC) with minimum 10 years in Oil and Gas industries with a minimum 7 years’ experience as Process optimization engineer
  • Experience in oil, gas facilities, process utilities and produced water systems.
  • Process Safety Management knowledge in Oil and Gas Operations.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and debottlenecking process facilities.
  • Hands on experience in process simulation such as UNISIM and PIPESI
  • Experience in process sizing (e.g. production separator, relief valves, control valves, line sizing and hydraulics).
  • Knowledge of relevant international standard such as API, NACE and ASEM
  • Highly developed language skills in written and spoken skills
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and capable of taking initiative.
  • Previous Middle East experience essential (local experience is a plus)

Expected salary:

Location: Muscat

Job date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 23:51:10 GMT

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