U32695-Measurement Engineer/Specialist - Calgary, Alberta
Location: Shell Centre - Calgary, Alberta, Canada Responsibilities:
This is a great job for a Technical professional who has a solid understanding of concepts and technology of good measurement and also enjoys influencing and engements of multiple stakeholders. This role influences the cash register of Shell.
This individual contributor role in Hydrocarbon Production Information Management (HPIM) to grow their depth of expertise in the field of Hydrocarbon liquid and gas measurement and be a subject matter expert to others.
The Measurement Specialist is accountable for the management and support of the metering requirements for individual assets as well as across Uncoventionals and Insitu Oil and will be accountable for their contribution to the asset goals.
Assigned work may include:
Technical and Operational support of all metering systems -- allocation meters, well test meters, custody transfer meters, fuel, vent and flare metering.
Provide assurance that meters are calibrated and proven at the appropriate time period and method for that type and service of the meter.
Ownership of business controls thus providing assurances that all measurement equipment is properly designed and maintained.
Provide assurance that sampling is done at the appropriate time period and that the labs perform the appropriate testing as specified in contractual and/or regulatory requirements.
Provide regular support to asset around witnessing meter calibrations and sampling procedures in accordance with Shell and API standards. This support exists for both third party sales points, along with other check, allocation meters, and well testing points that impact the allocation and measurement on a periodic basis.
Maintain a meter inventory of all allocation meters and other meters in Shell’s E&P operations.
Develop and support an overall Witnessing/Waiver Process.
Providing assistance in gathering meter data and tracking key measurement parameters of the assets.
Provide oversight of third party auditor in review of laboratories that perform compositional analysis of oil and gas sampling used in the allocations and for reporting.
Ongoing management measurement records for meter / equipment additions or deletions, calibration records, etc
Support the implementation of new metering technologies in both wet gas and corrosive liquid regimes.
Assisting in the development of Measurement standards, gas and liquid sampling specifications.
Evaluate infrastructure projects: new wells, tie-in’s, new facilities, gas gathering systems, etc., and recommend measurement points to the Project Implementation group and Engineers for metering that will meet accounting and regulatory requiremements.
Ensure HPIM elements are captured as required for all projects and operational changes.
Generate; Review and/or Comment on Operational and Projects related Accounting MOC’s.
Plan and execute assigned or self-identified projects to design or improve production data capture, reporting, and related analysis.
Lead and assist with field data capture development, implementation, and enhancements.
Review and provide wellwell test/product analysis support to field staff.
Provide technical measurement and product allocation.
Building ongoing relationships with the regulatory bodies.
Must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full time basis for anyone other than their current employer.
Technical Diploma or Degree in Electrical and Instrumentation ( E&I).
Minimum of 12 years experience in hydrocarbon liquid and gas measurement.
Depth of expertise in Measurement equipment design; application; use and maintaining required.
Ability to work across functional and organizational lines to influence improvements and enforce compliance.
Create and maintain an environment of inclusion that respects and values individual differences and is aligned with Shell’s core values.
Supports commitment to safety by complying with programs regarding health, safety and protection of the environment.
Demonstrates safe work practices, takes part in safety meetings as required, and advises relevant personnel of any non-conforming conditions.
Provide Measurement and Allocation Consultancy and serve as measurement procedures and training Focal Point for Asset’s measurement personnel.
Provide measurement SME expertise and oversight into following up on measurement equipment or field process anomalies.
Performs other projects / tasks / duties as assigned.
Requires maintaining extensive networks.
Able to work with and report to various levels throughout the organization.
Delivery of reports against fixed deadlines.
Dealing with often incomplete information.
Working in a functional organization.
Good communication skills (Verbal and written).
Eligible to register for APEGA.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in measurement and allocation systems.
Understanding of E&P production facilities and oil and gas transportation systems.
Previous attendance and training at various industry courses on liquid and gas measurement systems.
Travel to the field that may require overnight travel will be required.
Solid understanding of BCOGC and ERCB regulations regarding measurements.
Functional understanding and experience of the EPAB program