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Well Engineer (E&A)

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Position : Well Engineer (E&A)

location     :   Abu Dhabi

Ref No       :  1508-E

Job Purpose:

Plans, coordinates and supports all technical and operational aspects of daily drilling related activities, including program preparation in accordance with local authority regulations, company policies & HSEQ standards, AFE preparation. Daily cost stewardship and ensuring that all Drilling Programs are executed as planned.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ascertains that all programs are in accordance with local authority regulations, company policies and HSEQ standards.

  • Ensures all programs and AFEs are produced in a timely manner to allow adequate time for all approvals.

  • Evaluates and implements all new drilling techniques and methodologies. Ensures all documents relating all drilling activities are properly filed, stored and available.

  • Supports field based Company personnel and managing contractors and services in the executing of all operations on the assigned rig.

  • Ascertains capability of rigs and equipment for exploration and appraisal drilling, Recommends for upgrading if required.

  • Determines technical parameters of Rig Contractors and 3rd service providers are in accordance with the Contract. Participates in Quality and pre-acceptance related audits and inspections as required by the Drilling & Work over Department.

  • Ensures risk management processes are used in the well planning and execution. Acts as an active part in the preparation of conducting peer reviews.

  • Participates in feasibility studies relating to exploration and appraisal wells. Identifies new technology opportunities with the potential to improve performance in the Company’s operations.

  • Reviews and approve well proposals and well programs with a view to obtain optimum value According to the Well Value Assurance Team (WVA).

  • Ensures pre-spud and pre-section reviews are held. Ensure that the DLT process is rigorously performed.

  • Ensures all reporting is completed in a timely manner. This is to include after action reviews and lessons learned reviews.

  • Performs the technical and commercial evaluation of received bids. Assists in shareholder meetings and presentations as required.

  • Works in line with HSE policy and ensure awareness and compliance of HSE rules and regulations by subordinates

Communication & Organizational Relationships:

  • Frequent contacts with other division at equivalent level to discuss matters of joint interest.

  • Regular contacts with service companies operations engineer for technical data and planning input.

  • Regular contacts with Drilling Equipment Engineer regarding operation requirement is delivered on time.

  • Regular contacts with Team Leaders regarding approval process and solving issues.

  • Regular visits to offshore rig (one time each month). Witness critical jobs on site.

  • Works according to Company’s established policy, procedures approved work programs and professional engineering standards.

Minimum Requirements[Knowledge Skills & Experience]:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Petroleum Engineering.

  • 5 - 6years experience in Well Engineer plus 2 years of which should be in offshore operations.

  • Experience with exploration and development wells.  Sour service experience essential.

  • Good knowledge of English.

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