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Well Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Assen, Drenthe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/10/2019
  • Duration: 18 months
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The Role:
Well Engineer

The Well Engineer's primary role is the detailed design, planning, preparation, execution and evaluation of oil and gas wells for onshore and offshore oil and gas opportunities operated by the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V. (NAM). The Well Engineer will be a member of the Wells Department and work within one or several multi-disciplinary project teams comprising Well Engineering, Well Intervention, Geosciences, Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Technologists, Front End Engineering, Projects, Process Engineering and Production Operations. Key accountabilities include: 1) Develop and optimize conceptual and detailed well designs for new and existing oil and gas wells. 2) Identify, select and specify well equipment. 3) Ensure appropriate company standards are applied during design, planning and execution. 4) Develop drilling operational programs. 5) Conduct Drill Well On Paper events and ensure programs are compliant with regulatory requirements and reviewed by Well Examiners. 6) Support execution of drilling operations, including 24/7 support during rig operations. 7) Deliver towards incident free (Goal Zero), best-in-class well performance. 8) Work closely with key stakeholders to meet the business plan including HSSE, cycle time, cost and production targets. 9) Deliver top performance through best practice sharing, delivery of performance improvement plans, new technology staircases and other performance improvement initiatives.

Dimensions: HSSE Critical Position - No Technical Authority - No HSSE Critical Leader - No Frontline Barrier manager - No Number of direct reports: None Location: Office based Well environment: Onshore and offshore High H2S: Yes High regulatory requirements: Yes JV exposure: Yes Artificial lift: Yes Stimulations (incl. fracturing): Yes Skills & Requirements: Master degree in an engineering discipline. Bachelor degree acceptable with relevant experience. Minimum 8 -10 years relevant experience, including front end well design (incl. exploration), detailed design and operations. Round 2 certification/diploma IWCF: not required. Well Engineering design software skills, including WellCat, torque, drag and hydraulics analysis. Candidate will ideally have previous supervisory experience at any level either in an offshore or onshore environment. Additional Information: NAM has been a reliable energy supplier for the Netherlands and other European countries for the last 70 years. Today, we provide 30% of the energy that is used in The Netherlands. The company has made a significant financial and economic contribution to building up the country in the post-war era. It is our ambition to thrive in the energy transition and continue to supply the country with energy. The Wells Department in NAM serves onshore- and offshore Assets. The department is split up into Completions & Well Intervention (CWI) and Well Engineering (WE). WE is mainly involved in design, planning and construction of new wells, workovers and sidetracks on existing wells and abandonment of wells whereby a drilling rig or hydraulic work over unit is used. The number of wells/activities ranges from 5 - 20 per year. There is a broad range of well types and various degrees of complexity. The current outlook is that NAM Wells department will run an average of 2-3 units spread across onshore and offshore. This may include geothermal operations as well. The department size is continuing to support NAM's transition into becoming a late life operator, meeting energy demand on- and offshore, forcing NAM to become more competitive, lean and Fit4Future. At the same time, NAM is developing and investing in successful longer term business models for energy transition solutions as part of NAM's portfolio. Our mindset is shifting to Operational Excellence, Orchestrated Entrepreneurship and an External Orientation, whilst our key supporting behaviors include: Spend it like your own, Ownership, Collaboration and Curiosity. Country of work location: Netherlands Work location: Assen
Flexible Work Options: Yes Expected Start Date: Q4 2019

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