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Job Ref:  00015864
Employer:  Oxy
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  Qatar
County/State:  -
City:  Navigation Plaza
12/10/2016 01:01

Occidental Petroleum of Qatar (OPQL) is pleased to offer a potential opportunity to a creative and motivated individual to fill the position of Planning Engineer . In this role, you will be responsible for supporting economic analysis of development and maintenance projects, budget forecasts and submittals, oil and gas reserves coordination, and field development planning.

For over 20 years, OPQL has worked in close cooperation with Qatar Petroleum to develop and operate oil fields in Qatar's offshore waters. Occidental continues to maximize oil recovery and add new reserves through state-of-the-art reservoir characterization processes and technical development programs. In 2013, Occidental received approval from the Government of Qatar for the fifth phase of field development of the Idd El Shargi North Dome Field, intended to improve the ultimate recovery in all existing contract reservoirs. The selected Planning Engineer will play a key role in analyzing and optimizing implementation of the field development plan, providing this individual with a solid understanding of the Business Unit's offshore operations.

  • Coordinate closely with all stakeholders to efficiently prepare development plans, reserve evaluations, AFE submittals, and forecasts of production and costs
  • Perform in-depth economic analysis of field development projects
  • Track and analyze field development results, including post-audits of projects
  • Assist evaluation of facilities, operations and other surface operational projects
  • Provide support for various reporting requirements for the host government
  • Drive continuous improvement and increased efficiency in planning related activities


  • Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum five years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry - experience in reservoir engineering or operations preferred
  • Understanding of petroleum economics and financial metrics
  • Understanding of industry reserve reporting, booking practices
  • Ability to interact effectively with cross functional team members and outside personnel at various levels of responsibility
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and computer skills
  • Must be self-motivated and adaptable, with strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
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