Production Engineer

Exxon Mobil


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ExxonMobil in Malaysia


ExxonMobil is one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers, ExxonMobil develops and applies next-generation technologies to help safely and responsibly meet the world’s growing needs for energy and high-quality chemical products.


In Malaysia, we are involved in significant oil and gas production operations and the marketing of chemical products. We also host a global business and technology center in Kuala Lumpur that provides high-level information technology and engineering expertise to ExxonMobil’s upstream, downstream and chemical businesses worldwide.


What role you will play in our team


We are expanding our Production Engineering & Optimization team and looking for passionate individuals with an entrepreneurial mind-set to drive change in our business, and who enjoy working in dynamic, collaborative, and diverse global teams.


Currently, we have multiple opportunities for experienced Production Engineers with between 5 to 15 years’ experience to join our team. The role is based in Kuala Lumpur and you will work very closely with our global Technical and Operation teams to support ExxonMobil’s global portfolio of Deepwater, Conventional, Unconventional and LNG assets.

What you will do


  • Collaborate with engineers and operators on global teams to analyze well/field performance and advise on production optimization.
  • Integrate with adjacent disciplines (Reservoir, Facilities or Process, Wells, Operations, Flow Assurance) to execute opportunities for production debottlenecking, production enhancement and idle well restoration.
  • Support Operation teams for operations schedule optimization, capacity enhancement, production planning and downtime optimization.
  • Conduct regular system surveillance for production and injection wells to identify optimization opportunities.
  • Assess impact of identified system constraints, monitor, and troubleshoot facility balance at field/platform/well level.
  • Conduct screening economic evaluations of well intervention and stimulation operations.
  • Manage production data, measurement and allocation quality assurance.
  • Build/sustain proprietary production engineering technology. 

About you


Skills and Qualifications


To be eligible for this role, you must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s engineering degree from a recognized university in petroleum /chemical/ mechanical/other relevant engineering disciplines. 
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in oil and gas industry specializing in either Petroleum Engineering, Production Engineering or Production Technology.
  • Possess operational experiences, particularly in:

o Inflow/outflow/flowline modeling
o Production well testing and allocation principles
o Network modeling and facilities operations
o Well design, completion, intervention and stimulation technologies
o Artificial lift methods and systems
o Reservoir and Facilities surveillance
o Production surveillance, troubleshooting and optimization of well and field performance

  • Hands on experience with proprietary or vendor engineering analysis tools within the experience domain.
  • Be able to demonstrate the following:

o Strong analytical skills
o Ability to manage workload under time pressure and changing priorities
o Strong communication and interpersonal skills
o Ability to work in a multi-cultural global team and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
o Innovative and analytical thinking
o Intellectual rigor, strong drive, and desire to lead change

Preference will be given to those with the following additional skills / abilities:

  • Field/Operation, mentorship and team leadership experience
  • Experience with engineering applications such as IPM (MBAL, GAP, PROSPER, Resolve), OFM, OLGA and Hysys.
  • Experience with data visualization software (e.g. Power BI, SeeQ, XHQ) and scripting skills (e.g. Python).
  • Experience in Production Database Management (e.g. Energy Components, PL/SQL).

Your Benefits:


We are committed to providing benefits that are competitive and support the needs of our employees.

Application Process


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