The Shell Graduate Programme

This is an industry-leading programme, during which you will spend three years as a Production Engineer within the Technical area of the Shell Graduate Programme. It is a structured course designed to provide an insight into Shell’s critical inner workings on assignment-based projects.

You'll join a network of highly experienced Production Engineering professionals and with the support of this world-class team, explore your creativity and desire to innovate. You could work on some of Shell’s most groundbreaking projects, using state-of-the-art technology – the Programme is a solid foundation for anyone seeking to become a future company leader.

Production Engineering

Think you’ve got what it takes to help meet the growing global demand for energy? Our Production Engineers oversee the full lifecycle of Shell’s ongoing field development, from design conception through to the final phase of production. You’ll be part of a global network of colleagues and by liaising with a team of petroleum engineers and geoscientists, you could have a hand in optimising asset performance, field development planning and maintaining existing wells and platforms.

Roles and responsibilities

By joining the Shell Graduate Programme you'll have the opportunity to impact a variety of operational areas, such as:

  • Conceptual Well and Completion Design
  • Design of Well/Reservoir Interface

  • Well, Reservoir and Facility Management
  • Well Integrity Management

And take on challenging responsibilities including:

  • Planning field development

  • Operating and maintaining existing wells and platforms

  • Managing day-to-day operations against long-term strategic objectives

  • Modelling and optimising well flow performance

Training and development opportunities

Areas in which you will receive formal training include Exploration, Development, Manufacturing and Project Services. We want you to fulfill your potential and enhance your engineering skills, so while on the Shell Graduate Programme you'll receive continuous coaching, mentoring, and formal and on-the-job training. In addition, you can expect regular in-depth progress checks enabling you to work closely with your supervisors to reach your goals and satisfy your curiosity about how much you can achieve.

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