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Drilling Technical Assistant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/03/2014
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The Role:
The ideal candidate will have worked in a similar position for a North Sea operator and have a good working knowledge of all aspects of the well planning and drilling process.

Provides technical support to the drilling engineering team in Aberdeen and London. Initially during the planning stages of between 3 and 5 multiwell projects prior to the operational phase commencing in about 15 months. Managing a significant amount of operational / regulatory reporting, IT data, technical data, database, spreadsheet modelling and cost reporting information to keep the drilling team working efficiently. Completing the end of well reporting from previous drilling campaigns.

General Support
• Production and maintenance of drawings, charts, spreadsheets, presentations, reports (ad- hoc and regular) and Project Plans using Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project as required.
• Monthly Reporting: Updates to Corporate Rig Schedule, Budget Cost Status and HSE Statistics
• IT point of contact for the Drilling Team.

Well Planning & Operations
Prioritisation of tasks as required by the planning team in London and the operations team in Aberdeen.
• Production of AFE time vs depth and cost charts as required
• Compilation of historical and Rushmore data queries as required
• Compilation of offset well design information, charts, plots etc as required
• Production of performance related presentation material as required
• Generation of presentation material as required for meetings
• Document reformatting as required to meet compliance with company document control system
• Supporting role in the organisation of offsite meetings as required.
• Support the Operations Team in the timely distribution of key documentation eg Drilling Programme
• Compilation of the weekly HSE Operations Report
• Compilation of the weekly management performance report and supporting spreadsheets
• Monthly update for JV Partner reports
• Monitoring daily drilling report data for coding errors and omissions, recognizing uncoded non-productive time and liaison with the offshore company representatives to update and recode reports
• Focal point for the efficient distribution of daily reports between rig and the onshore team
• Focal point for the distribution of data to joint venture partners as advised by the Operations Geologist and SDE Operations
• Assisting with Daily Cost Tracking (including verification of daily costs where possible)
• Productive of drawings such as Well Status Diagrams
• Ad-hoc invoice tracking / verification / management with Finance team if necessary
• Distribution of weekend duty information to all parties

Post Well Actions

• Compile the data for the End of Well Report
• Creation / update of the Well DCR record
• Update the Well Status Database
• Rushmore data submission and queries

• Wells Team Leader & Aberdeen Operations team and London planning team
• Drilling Contractor
• Drill 3rd party Service Providers
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