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  • Job reference: RMS0131376

Completions Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/11/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the company’s global market

The Role:
Accountable for:

 Providing completion and production engineering support to Well Operations, OUs and Projects in order to optimize life cycle completion design & production performance safely and economically:

1. Provide support to:
A. OU as required during Prospect Generation phase.
B. Well Team during Well Planning, Operations Planning & Execution.
C. OUs during production to provide completion related problem resolution & production optimizing.
D. Intervention planning as required.

2. Ensure completion design:
A. Meets the well objectives.
B. Complies with standards and legislation.
  C. Is optimized for the full well life cycle.

3. Carry out full review of completion design and execution- mechanical design and production post audit- to ensure continuous improvement.

4. Ensure synergy capture and experience transfer within NSBU and globally.

5. Develop & implement key processes.

6. Identify, evaluate and develop new completion technology.

Role and Scope:

Prospect Generation & Well Planning
- Support OU/Project feasibility studies.
- Develop completion concepts.
- Support OU inflow optimisation & outflow modelling studies.
- Develop preferred completion design
- Carry out preliminary design engineering (including rock strength analysis, drill in fluid compatibility studies).
- Optimise completion cost and schedule.
- Develop contract strategy.
- Liaise with projects on interfaces.
- Support rig selection.

Operations Planning, Execution & Wrap Up
- Undertake detailed design engineering review.
- Specify & procure completion equipment.
- Compile information for regulatory permits & well examination.
- Manage completion contractor interfaces (including expediting & QA).
- Compile detailed completion programmes, supported by relevant specialists.
- Coordinate completion training, simulations, risk assessments etc.
- Monitor drilling operations in order to fully optimise final completion design.
- Provide onshore support (Daily Operational Plan & MOPS review, engineering analysis, problem resolution, cost & performance tracking etc) during completion operations.
- Provide offshore support as agreed.
- Compile & distribute handover documentation.
- Carry out post well review & reporting.
- Support production post audit (inflow review).

Production operations
- Provide completion-related problem resolution (well integrity, produced fluids, operability issues etc).
- Seek feedback to optimise completion design.
- Support intervention planning as required.
- Provide production optimisation support as required.

Miscellaneous
- Ensure completion design & operations comply with polices and procedures and statutory requirements.
- Develop & comply with key processes (Maxwell).
- Research, identify and evaluate new technology opportunities.
- Share completion lessons learned across North Sea BU.
- Collaborate with Upstream Technology on continuous improvement of completion design.
- Represent Company at completion industry forums as required.
- Mentor junior engineers in completion design & engineering.
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