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Deepwater Completions Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Luanda, Angola
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/04/2013
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The Company:
Our Client delivers industry-leading project execution for a portfolio of diverse opportunities that includes conventional, heavy oil, tight gas, shale gas, deepwater, liquefied natural gas (LNG), Arctic and sour gas projects.

The Role:
Assignment Start Date: ~ August 1, 2013

Job Description:
• Prepare detailed engineering designs/procedures and coordinate all phases of planning and completing a well.
• Ensure the geological and reservoir objectives of the well are met while assuring the highest standards of engineering integrity, safety, and environmental protection are applied to the design and execution of the well.
• Prepare procedures and well plans representing the optimal costs and investments for the wells.

Task and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the development, review, and approval of comprehensive deepwater subsea completions programs.

Primarily responsible for:
1. Material and equipment selection
2. Government regulatory requirements, approvals and permits
3. Offshore support of operations during completions phase
4. Deepwater completions well planning (including sand control design)

• Work closely with other groups to assure the program is based on all available geological and reservoir information and drilling information from other wells in the area.
• Surveillance of daily operations and costs to insure the program is conducted to apply best technology and proposed modifications if applicable.
• Analyze performance as required.
• Assist to implement changes in the procedures and equipment based on results of analysis and lessons learned.
• Provide onsite completion surveillance and engineering assessments and presents recommendations to Operations Superintendent on critical activities and problems (as required during execution phase).
• Provide onsite surveillance and technical assistance on special projects, equipment testing and new procedures.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• 10+ years minimum well construction experience.
• A minimum of 5 years experience is required in international offshore developments
• A minimum of 3 years in deepwater completion operations (1000m). Gravel Pack/Sand Control experience required.
• Highly developed communication skills and proficient in typical Microsoft computer based applications.
• Minimum B.S. degree in engineering or related technical field.
• Proficient in the operating and construction characteristics of all components utilized in the completion system and be knowledgeable about alternative systems and procedures which might be implemented to improve operational efficiency.
• Prior employment with major deepwater Operator or Drilling Contractor
• Read, write and speak fluent English

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Deepwater well test planning and intervention experience a plus
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