Metering Engineer

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Total is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated oil and gas company in the world, with 100,000 employees in more than 130 countries worldwide. Our size and performance rank us as one of the top five global oil companies. "We are among the majors that invest the most in exploration. More importantly, our teams are highly motivated. They have a real pioneering spirit we must keep cultivating!".

We are currently recruiting to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Metering Engineer

Offer ID: 18418BR
Location: Lagos
Métier: Upstream Operations
Employment type: Regular position 
Branch: Exploration and Production 

Job Description

  • Prepare and manage maintenance plan, spare inventory and all other related administrative tools in  the Systems, Applications and Products Software (SAP) as regards metering maintenance on site
  • Prepare and update the metering manuals and related operating procedures.
  • Ensure that periodical Crude oil meter proving exercise and the system recertification exercise (prover loop calibration etc.) are carried-out as provided for by the regulations (especially DPR regulations)
  • Ensure the Quarterly system validation of the Gas fiscal metering system are properly carried out with no issues with the Authorities and NLNG
  • Ensure proper maintenance and reliability of other metering systems and Analyzers

Instrumentation/ Distributed Control System (DCS):

  • Specify the new technical and commercial metering systems in co-operation with instrumentation specialists
  • Work closely with instrumentation Maintenance Methods during metering interventions
  • Provide and clarify flow rate equation formulae to be entered/ entered on the DCS
  • Advise the laboratory personnel on the possible sources of uncertainties in laboratory methods of fluid measurement and propose means of improvement
  • Advice on the optimal representation of fluid samples required to achieve best results based on the sampling points

Well Performance:

  • Assure the integrity of well test, gas lift and water injection metering and proffer improvements where necessary
  • Interface with the Well Performance & Reservoir team; and communicate the reliability of well test measurements


  • When required, assist the Process Engineer in carrying out metering related studies concerning environment, production, etc.
  • Advice the Team Lead of contractual constraints and obligations related to metering field operations


  • Advise, comment, analyze the technical contract terms as relates metering
  • Verify and study the metering contract data and specifications, and propose update when required
  • Supervise the execution of specific maintenance contracts applicable to  the Integrated Control and Safety Systems (ICSS) on site and ensure optimal usage of contracted resources
  • Supervise work completed by contractors (either on site or at Contractor’s workshop)  and site teams, ensure compliance, effect necessary corrections, and submit to the Head of Instrumentation/ ICSS/ Metering


    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements

    Candidate profile

    • At least, BSc. Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and other related engineering disciplines with at least, second class upper
    • 2 -5 years working experience in an oil producing, manufacturing or oil service Company
    • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of flow measurement, analytical instruments and general instrumentation, including requirements of gas, fluid metering, calibration and verification
    • Knowledge of Control Systems and associated field instrumentation
    • Good knowledge of industry and regulatory standards, applicable metering and measurement standards and codes of practice
    • Good relational, presentation and communication skills.
    • Computer literate, with a knowledge of computerized process systems.
    • Ability and desire to find technically and financially optimal solutions

    Application Closing Date
    4th June, 2019.

    Method of Application 
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      • Date of birth
      • Contact address stipulating road/street number(s) only
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      • Details of tertiary education: institution, degree obtained, class of degree, period of study
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    • Applicants are hereby advised to submit only one application as multiple applications may result in disqualification
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    About Total Nigeria Plc
    Total Nigeria PLC is a Nigeria-based company engaged in the marketing of petroleum and liquefied petroleum gas. The Company operates in three business lines, namely White Products (Retail and General Trade), Lubricants & Special Products, and Aviation fuels. The Company's products portfolio includes fuels, lubricants, gas, insecticides, car-care products and bitumen. (Nigeria) PLC operates through a network of 500 retail outlets, five LPG bottling plants and three lubricant blending plants. ...
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    Job Summary
    May 22, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Minimum of 2years
    June 4, 2019
    Engineering/ Technical
    Oil & Gas / Mining
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