Tundra Oil & Gas Ltd.
Tundra Oil & Gas is a Manitoba-based oil and gas exploration and production company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Winnipeg-based James Richardson & Sons, Limited. Tundra’s head office is in Winnipeg, with additional offices in Virden, Estevan, and Calgary. At Tundra, we believe that our people are the foundation of our success, and we are dedicated to growing our company in a sustainable and disciplined way. This philosophy has served us well since our inception in 1980. Today, Tundra is a team 325-strong, and a leader in the Manitoba and southeast Saskatchewan oil industry. We take pride in supporting the communities in which we operate and stewarding the resources we manage for today and for the future. We are committed to working together and to getting everyone home safe every day.
Tundra is seeking a Chemical Program Specialist for our Estevan, Saskatchewan office. The incumbent in this role with be eligible to participate in our hybrid work program.
This position will be a key member of the Integrity Engineering Group and affiliated Business Development Team(s) reporting to the Lead Chemical Specialist.
The Chemical Specialist is responsible for all aspects of Tundra’s production treatment chemical programs within a multi-disciplinary Business Development Team (BDT). The job scope is defined as managing all production chemicals programs by type, design, implementation, improvements, costs, and monitoring of effectiveness. As an Integrity Team member, with significant and relevant subject experience, this person / position is expected to work directly with Field Operators, Foremen, Production Engineers, Workovers Engineers, Completions Engineers, and to provide leadership and mentoring with the chemical’s programs, and act as a source of reference to less experienced individuals within the organization.
Reporting to the Lead Chemical Specialist the principal duties and responsibilities of the Chemical Program Specialist. are to:
· Provide production chemical knowledge and project management skills and services to cost effectively maximize daily production and manage operating costs within the assigned BDT area
· Provide a lead role and liaison for resolution of production chemical program costs and issues between the BDT and field operations
· Continually evaluate, improve effectiveness, and optimize deployment of corrosion, scale, and paraffin chemical programs to maintain inflow, maximize production, preserve wellbore equipment, and prevent service rig interventions.
· Communicate all surface and DH corrosion related failures, and repeat corrosion root cause failures to chemical vendors; work with them to develop specific action plans and followed up to ensure implementation
· Monitor production for dramatic changes in production rate and/or watercut so that target rates for existing programs can be appropriately altered
· Researching, evaluating, developing, and implementing new technologies related to chemicals programs cost and effectiveness
· Assist with acid, solvent, hot oil jobs technical design and effectiveness within the BDT
· Assist with facility turnarounds and recommend changes to facility chemical programs.
· Assist in completing the chemical operating budget for affiliated BDT
· Investigate all chemical related issues, concerns, suggestions, and/or problems brought forward by Operations, management, and vendors.
· Assist operators with pigging programs and recommend changes to chemical programs from pigging reports and evaluations.
· Plan, administer, evaluate and report on all field trials
· Manage, schedule, and execute all steel line chemical batching programs
· Assist with steel line inspection programs as required
· Other duties as required
Candidates for this position will possess the following qualifications and competencies and be able to meet the travel requirements associated with this role:
· High school diploma along with previous production chemical programs management experience, Oil Well Operating and/or Well Servicing experience or a technical diploma in Petroleum Technology, or undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering with job related experience.
· Experience in, or ability to learn is considered an asset:
o Oil and/or gas operations and production facilities knowledge
o Oilfield chemicals; corrosion, scaling, and paraffin treating, hydrate treating and control.
o Sucker rod / beam pumping equipment, operation, and design
o Computer programs; PVR, Wellview, PowerBI, Spotfire, and Excel
o well completions and workovers, waterflood facilities and monitoring
· You have excellent communication and are equipped with great interpersonal skills.
· You are results driven with a history of delivering high quality and timely technical work with understanding the sense of urgency in achieving targets.
· Good organizational skills with the ability to understand highest priorities, handle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
· Self-starter with initiative and ability to seek for information independently
· Adhere to the safety accountabilities as per Tundra’s Safety Policy
We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
If you are interested in joining our team, please visit the Careers section of our website at www.tundraoilandgas.com to submit your cover letter and resume along with your salary expectations by end of day, February 26, 2023.
We wish to thank all candidates for their interest; however only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.
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