Petroleum Engineer Jobs

Petroleum engineer jobs search the world for reservoirs containing oil or natural gas. Once these resources are discovered petroleum engineer jobs work with geologists and other specialists to understand the geologic formation and properties of the rock containing the reservoir, determine the drilling methods to be used and monitor drilling and production operations.

Petroleum engineer jobs design equipment and processes to achieve the maximum profitable recovery of oil and gas. As only a small proportion of oil and gas in a reservoir flows out under natural forces, petroleum engineers develop and use various enhanced recovery methods. These include injecting water, chemicals, gases or steam into an oil reservoir to force out more of the oil and doing computer-controlled drilling or fracturing to connect a larger area of a reservoir to a single well.  Currently the best techniques in use today recover only a portion of the oil and gas in a reservoir therefore petroleum engineers research and develop technology and methods to increase recovery and lower the cost of drilling and production operations.

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  1. Catering Engineer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Engineering / Technical

    On behalf of our client, Stafffinders are currently recruiting for an experienced Catering Engineer to work in a mobile role in Edinburgh and surrounding areas.
    Required -
    1. Electrical background
    2. COMCAT 1,3 & 5
    3. Full clean drivers Licence
    This is a permanent position.
    This vacancy has been advertised on ...

  2. CNC MAchinist

    Location: Stirling

    Salary: TBC

    Category: CNC Machinist

    On behalf of our client, Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a Mazak operator with experience of machining API threads or drilling related threading.
    Ability to work with a variety of materials.
    You may be required to work dayshifts and backshifts on a rota basis.
    £10.00 to £13.00 per ...

  3. Field Service Engineer

    Location: Bellshill

    Salary: £29000 to £30000 p/a

    Category: Maintenance Engineering


    We are currently recruiting for an experienced field service engineer with an Electrical & Mechanical background.  As part of the team, you will be responsible for servicing and repairing of Electric and Diesel driven Firepump sets working throughout Scotland and North East England.
     
    Key Resonsibilities:
     
    Our client service a wide range ...

  4. Electronic Engineer

    Location: Aberdeen

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Electronics Engineer

    An enthusiastic and capable Electronic Engineer is required for this opportunity to work as part of a dynamic and expanding company in order to develop the next generation of downhole tools for use in the Oil & Gas industry.
    This role would suit an Engineer in the early stages of their ...

  5. Senior Quality Engineer

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Quality Engineer

    This position involves planning and overseeing quality improvements, developing and reviewing work instructions, and playing a key role in the smooth integration of new products.  Working as part of a team the candidate will lead and take part in problem solving activities driving quality, OTD and process improvements, having a ...