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Contract Production Chemist

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Date: Wed 28 November 18

We are looking for a production chemist to work on either a short or long-term contract basis. The successful candidates will be required to travel on a rotational basis in the North Sea sector and other overseas areas.


The position will include offshore and onshore field analysis as part of our operational support services.

  • Undertake chemical efficacy studies, sampling and analysis and site audits
  • Follow established laboratory offshore procedures and Oil Plus work scopes
  • Contribute to, and generate, novel work scopes and procedures to keep Oil Plus at the forefront of oilfield chemistry
  • Manage cost and time constraints
  • Perform risk assessments
  • Writing weekly progress reports and technical reports
  • Laboratory and desktop R&D involving chemical interactions in the subsurface
  • Keeping up to date with developments and new research


  • A BSc or MSc in chemistry
  • Laboratory experience in water chemistry, inorganic chemistry, mineral-fluid interactions and gas analysis
  • On-site field experience and familiarity with oil production operations, either onshore or offshore
  • Knowledge in one or more areas including: geochemistry, production chemistry and corrosion
  • Ability to work on both small and large multi-disciplinary projects, either as the project manager or as part of a project team
  • Team working, organisation, a pro-active attitude and a willingness to carry out roles not normally part of the day to day work activities
  • Intermediate/advanced skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and project management tools
  • Good presentation skills for delivery of project and research data to clients
  • Experience with standard modelling and analysis packages such as Multiflash, Geochemist Workbench, PHREEQC or ScaleChem
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations
  • In date BOSIET and offshore medial certification

Reference: OPC1118

Closing Date: Mon 31 December 18

How to Apply

If you have the qualifications and operational experience detailed opposite please submit your CV, with current availability status, to our HR administrator via email –