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Senior Wellbore Positioning Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/07/2019
  • Duration: indefinite
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The Role:
This position reports directly to the Head Drilling Engineering
- Accountable for smooth and efficient delivering of fit for purpose well drilling programs in terms of collision avoidance.
- Accountable for collision monitoring and follow-up of ongoing wells
- Accountable for maintenance of accurate Al Shaheen Well Survey Database
- Accountable for timely and accurate realised well definitive survey
- Accountable for contract management for Directional Drilling/MWD/LWD, Survey Management and Gyro Services
1. Health Safety Environment
Prepare exemption dossier when required and ensure risk analysis is performed for wellbore collision avoidance.
2. Wellbore Positioning & Directional Drilling
· Coordinate the formulation/update of collision avoidance , wellbore surveying and joint operating and reporting procedures.
· Ensure, from a collision avoidance perspective, that wells are planned and drilled in accordance with Company Collision Avoidance Standard.
· Advise drilling engineers on appropriate survey programs such that the well's positioning objectives are met and that surveys are validated.
· Monitor survey data quality as the well is drilled. Question and challenge directional survey providers on the validity of their data quality and corrections.
· Maintain an auditable trail of all technical detail pertaining to a well's profile from target definition to final definitive survey.
· Maintain and update Company well survey database.
· Perform regular checks to ensure that no unauthorised changes have occurred in the database and ensure that the directional drilling company maintains an identical independent database using its software.
· Maintain contact with experts in other operators/service companies, keep up-to-date with the development of new tools, techniques and evolving best practices in the industry.
· Occasional offshore trips for new tools trial or special operations
3. Contract Management
· Manage contract for Directional Drilling/MWD/LWD, Survey Management and Gyro Services
· Market follow-up for new tools and technologies applicable to Al Shaheen
All staff must be willing to participate in crisis response training and to assist during emergency response situations if required.'
Profile Required
7 years Directional Drilling Engineering and Wellbore Surveying experience
Bachelor's Degree in civil, mechanical, electrical, Petroleum Engineering, mathematics, physics.
Good understanding of the principles of operation of all directional survey tools and awareness of their advantages and limitations.

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