Senior Measurement Technician DPUSA ON (7384)

Williston, North Dakota
24 Nov 2016
10 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 36 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges. In just a few years Statoil has positioned itself as one of the largest lease holders in deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GoM). Our GoM portfolio is managed out of our Houston office. The Statoil Houston office, which was established in 2002, also manages our Marcellus, Eagle Ford and Bakken shale gas portfolios. To date Statoil has invested more than USD $11 billion in US upstream activities, and currently produces more than 150,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day. We have US offices located in Anchorage, Austin, Houston, Stamford and Washington D.C. USA, and are looking for talented people to contribute to our growing activity base.
Development and Production USA (DPUSA) is responsible for Statoil's portfolio of producing assets and planned field developments across the US. Technological innovation, rigorous safety standards, and environmental awareness drive our operations in the US and have helped Statoil to build a portfolio of onshore, offshore and exploration assets in some of the industry's most exciting energy resource areas. Statoil's US headquarters are located in Houston, TX. We also have offices in Austin, TX, Stamford, CT and Washington D.C, as well as in Mexico City. We are looking for talented people with a desire to find solutions and opportunities in even the most challenging situations to contribute to our organization.

Job description
  • The primary role of this position is to provide day-to-day support of the project's measurement of natural gas, condensate, and water.
  • The Lead Measurement Technician will also act as a liaison between field operations and the project's Production Volume Reporting group.
  • Duties:
  • Daily monitoring of all metering systems. Responsible for new meter installations as well as preventive & corrective maintenance for all measurement related equipment.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and operation of flow computers and associated devices.
  • Responsible for maintaining the required meter calibration and adhering to company standards of documentation. Document, support, and maintain K factor limits.
  • Responsible for plate changes and general up keep of the end devices.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot measurement equipment (Primarily the EFM equipment. The PLC panels will be maintained by the Automation team).
  • Assess current operations, procedures, issues, and needs. Make improvement recommendations to increase production, safety, and accuracy.
  • Provide support when gas volume discrepancies arise and assist in volume reconciliation with the Production Volume Reporting group.
  • When necessary, manage project level work and direct contractors as necessary
  • Checking and assessing alarms and alarm logs to stay informed regarding operating condition and to ensure that metering stations function as expected.
  • All potential metering errors must be registered.
  • Follow-up tests and reporting of analyses that affect metering requirements.
  • Proposing updating and changes of data for meter run computers. All such changes must be logged.
  • Following up registration of calibration data, preparing certificates and keeping the metering filing system up to date, in accordance with guidelines specified by regulations and internal requirements and expectations. Verifying and signing log forms and calibration reports.
  • Making sure test equipment is calibrated and in good working order.
  • Report, follow up, execute and document corrective and preventive maintenance in maintenance management system (SAP PM).
  • Work with stakeholders and maintenance planner/scheduler for maintenance scheduling and optimization in maintenance management system.
  • This is a 5/2 work field based position.
  • You will need to be available for 24 hour emergency calls

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5 year experience related to measurement in the oil and gas field
  • Vocational or equivalent training in general machinery operation or equipment usage, oil and gas production, or relevant field
  • Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize and work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Demonstrate basic computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer including Microsoft Office applications. Able to learn company specific applications.
  • Working knowledge of low-voltage electronics, electricity and basic oil and gas principles.
  • Working knowledge of ABB Totalflow and Schneider Realflo EFM's.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may be required to sometimes sit, climb or balance. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs with manual dexterity to lift, bend and jump. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures. The noise level is usually loud. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. There may be 24-hour on-call responsibilities.

Personal qualities
  • Use foresight, and identify opportunities and challenges
  • Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas
  • Challenge accepted truths and enter unfamiliar territory
  • Make clear demands on each other and push for constructive change
  • Understand and manage risk
  • Be truthful and act with integrity
  • Be curious, work together and share experience
  • Promote and value diversity
  • Communicate in a precise way, give and accept constructive feedback
  • Bring up ethical issues and challenges immediately
  • Deliver on promises
  • Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness and customer orientation
  • Strive for simplification and clarity, and focus on value-adding activities
  • Act decisively and be loyal to decisions
  • Show dedication and endurance, follow through and pay attention to important details
  • Cause zero harm to people and prevent accidents
  • Reduce the negative impact of our activities and products on the environment
  • Act within the law and comfortably within our own ethical policy
  • Demonstrate social responsibility and contribute to sustainable development
  • Respect the individual, help others to succeed and contribute to a positive working environment

We offer
Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.

General information
Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. An Equal Opportunity Employer Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Statoil is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral requested.