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Completions Engineer - Water Management

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 27/06/2013
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The Company:
An International Oil & Gas Operator.

The Role:
The Water Engineer is responsible for the planning and execution of water management activities necessary to sustain the asset drilling and completion program. Responsibilities include water sourcing, transportation and storage, treatment and recycling, and disposal. The work is to be conducted in a safe, legal, and environmentally responsible and effective manner, and in conformance with established guidelines, policies, procedures, and applicable governmental regulations

Responsibilities and Duties
The Water Engineer will be responsible for:
Development of water demand, consumption, and disposal profiles based on drilling rig count and completion scheduling
Identification and development of source water sites to sustain drilling and completion program
Coordination with land management personnel to facilitate proper and timely acquisitions and agreements necessary for water management infrastructure and operations
Coordination with regulatory personnel to facilitate proper and timely permitting of water management infrastructure and operations
Coordination with Operations Support water engineering personnel for implementation of pilot and standardized water management strategy, processes, procedures, and specifications
Development of design and sizing requirements for water infrastructure such as impoundments and pipelines
Interface with civil construction personnel in the detailed design and construction of water infrastructure
Economic analysis of various water projects, including water infrastructure, water source and disposal wells, and water treatment opportunities
Coordination with field personnel in the operation of temporary and permanent water infrastructure
Participate in bidding and procurement processes
Integration with production operations on managing produced water and disposal well operations
Coordinating short and longer term optimization planning with various functional groups, including Drilling, Completions, Production Operations, and Facilities & Construction
Maintaining a material balance pertaining to the withdrawal and disposal of water that may be required for regulatory reporting

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent
• Minimum 5-7 years of experience with a preferred background in well development or completions
• Good communication skills
• Good writing skills
• Good contractor management skills
• Strong risk management knowledge
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