Process Engineer – Shell – القاهرة

The Role

Where you fit in

Rashpetco/Burullus is a Joint Venture (JV) company operating one of Egypt’s largest gas fields. The JV is the operator of the WDDM (West Delta Deep Marine) Field, which includes offshore wells/platforms and the 2.3 BCFD gas treatment plant located at Idku (Egypt North Coast). WDDM production supplying gas to the National Grid for internal use, and to the adjacent “Egypt LNG” plant for LNG export. Shell is a major partner in both Rashpetco and ELNG.

The current WDDM field and facilities is currently producing around 500 MMSCFD of gas & approx. 10,000 BPD of condensate. It also processes 3rd party gas from adjacent fields, and as such has a privileged position to support Egypt’s strategy to become a gas hub in the Mediterranean region. In order to manage field decline, Rashpetco is currently completing the Phase 9b development. It has also embarked on an ambitious exploration effort, currently drilling it deepest ever well.

Current success factors for Rashpetco include, i) controlling of late-life short-term unit operating costs, ii) maintaining and strengthening license to operate through effective management of HSE and Asset Integrity, thereby providing a solid plate-form to support the in-country growth aspiration

What’s the role?

  • Design/asset optimisation activities concentrate on routine topics (guided by procedures or multiple precedents).

  • Has greater exposure to process integration, as the job holder needs to integrate a wider range of disciplines when undertaking design activities for projects.
    Works as an autonomous Process Engineer, translates the guidelines and standards into practice and solves common technical challenges.

  • Works within company standards and policies under defined directions while receiving occasional guidance on techniques.

  • Makes recommendations and improvements to existing processes.

  • Carries out peer reviews and supports JG5s

  • Ensures integration of related discipline activities to achieve delivery which is safe (all aspects of HSSE – personal/process safety and environment), fit for purpose and meeting cost-value optimisation.

  • Performs tasks within design, operation, or maintenance of facilities/plant, interfacing with external stakeholders and managing contractors. Can be responsible for a budget (depending on role requirement).

  • Independently manages the relation with multiple (groups of) internal and external stakeholders on a tactical level.

What we need from you

  • Profession in process engineering modeling for both oil and gas upstream

  • Able to perform flare, PSVs, blowdown calculation and models

  • Perform process equipment sizing such as compressors, vessels / separators …etc

  • Fully aware of applying international codes and standards related to process engineering

  • Able to manage the interfaces with site operations team for issues related to production, deferment, and quality

  • Managing the interfaces with the engineering team with different backgrounds and technical authorities

  • Have a proven experience of developing facilities capacity limits taking into consideration different operating and design factors

  • Full information and experience in process safety studies, such as HAID, HAZOP, SIL, QRA..etc

  • Full awareness of Management of Change (MoC) and the needed steps to build an acceptable process to ensure tolerable risk is being managed

  • Fully aware of ALARP demonstration and the role of the process engineering to ensure ALARP is being maintained

  • Generating technical notes and engineering reports covering process engineering work as well as other engineering aspects that related to the job

  • able to coach local talents

Company Description

At Shell Egypt, we believe that people are our greatest asset. You will see that our commitment to your career reflects our drive to innovate on many levels. We are committed to supply the world’s need for energy in socially and environmentally responsible ways and our commitment to diversity will always be of paramount importance. Shell began operations in Egypt in 1911 and has been a steady presence and employer ever since. In addition, our social investment and development programmes attest to our commitment to make a difference for Egypt’s youth. Shell Egypt runs workshop-based sessions aimed at delivering today’s practical business skills to students through lectures and training conducted by experienced Shell hires, such as the “Step Towards Progress” (STP) at Cairo University; the “Annual Conference for Engineering Students” (ACES) & the “Give and Gain” programme at Ain Shams University, the “Real Life Project” at the American University of Cairo and the “Al Amal Programme” (Hope Programme).

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas, and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

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  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

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Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


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