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Process Engineer

Process Engineer

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136525BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Deliver Process Engineering duties in the Integration Squad, within the Production Management Unit (PMU). Reporting to the PMU Process Discipline Lead.

The PMU uses innovative digital and data science technologies to perform Monitoring & Surveillance, model-based optimisation, and capacity assessments. Focused across 4 chokes (Reservoir – Wells – Plant – Export) and 4 product streams (Oil – Gas – Water – Carbon).

The Integration Squad is a multi-discipline squad of petroleum engineers, process engineers, and data scientists that works in partnership with the broader Production Management Unit to define how we deliver consistent Monitoring & Surveillance, model-based optimisation, and capacity assessments.

The Process Engineer within the Integration Squad defines and delivers solutions to process monitoring and surveillance and system optimisation, working with the 3 Regional nodes of the PMU in Houston, Aberdeen, and Baku to provide flow to work support on high priority items, and ensure sharing of best practice.

The PMU is new unit created during reinvent with a fantastic opportunity to build new capability that delivers huge value to the existing hydrocarbon businesses in production but also transferable skills and capability that can be deployed to future Net Zero operations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Leads PMU process discipline to identify and implement best practices in monitoring & surveillance and optimisation across the PMU regions
  • Works with BP Innovation and Engineering to deploy standardised process monitoring solutions on North Sea, Angola, Gulf of Mexico, and Azerbaijan assets
  • Leads delivery of bespoke process monitoring and surveillance solutions in Palantir and PiAF environments focused on equipment and system performance
  • Flow to work support to conduct: Routine monitoring of production systems, identifying anomalies and investigating alerts; Optimisation of production systems as part of a cross discipline petroleum and process engineering effort to identify improved operating points, utilizing BP VERTEX toolset (training provided)
  • Partners with production delivery units on alerts and findings ensuring early intervention/execution and value realisation
  • Collaborates with other PMU disciplines (Rotating equipment, Automation, Power, Petroleum, Subsea, Production Chemistry) to deliver integrated insight and equipment performance understanding
  • Adopts agile principals and works aligned with agile approach utilizing Kanban for work management (training provided)

Essential Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Process or Chemical Engineering

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

  • Experience in supporting facilities through Surveillance, Monitoring and Optimisation.
  • Process engineering knowledge of unit operations in the upstream oil and gas environment.
  • Hysys Process Simulation and Modelling skills
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders

Desirable criteria

  • Experience working with and analyzing operational plant data to identify, understand and troubleshoot operational issues
  • Experience in production operations across 4 chokes (reservoir, wells, plant and export)
  • Agile scrum experience
  • PI Asset Framework and Palantir Development/Use
  • Digital and data science experience

About bp:

At bp, we provide phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Reinvent your career as you help our business to meet the challenges of the future. Apply now!

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