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Lead Completions/HPHT Well Test Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/07/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is a Leading Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
The Lead Completions / HPHT Well Test Engineer will be accountable for the design, planning, contracting and programming of the HPHT appraisal well testing and completions activity. The role will also provide support in the areas of conventional completion design, engineering and optimisation (perforating, stimulation) on the existing, normally pressured reservoirs. Reporting to the Well Engineering Manager, the post holder will liaise with the HPHT Drilling Engineer, sub surface team, the Basra based operations team and service company engineers to ensure delivery of high quality well planning activities and programmes to show excellent performance during well execution.

- Leading by example with a strong commitment to HSSE, to deliver the testing and Completion Engineering and Operations planning work programme through engineering operations planning and well delivery.
- Responsible for preparation of completion & stimulation designs and programmes, including flow modelling, stress analysis, equipment specification and selection.
- Responsible for technical integrity and assurance of job designs and oversee full integration between sub-surface and wells teams during the planning process.
- Cost estimates
- Technical risk assessment, management, contingency planning and mitigation.
- Review of any previous & existing HPHT completion & stimulation designs and recommend design optimisations
- Create of the completion & intervention elements of the Wells Basis of Design (BoD) and the detailed individual BoD's
- Support review and selection of well options
- Specification of installed well equipment (OCTG, wellhead, trees, etc)
- Contractor Performance Management
- Ensure alignment with International Standards
- Coordination of in house technical support and external technical support
- Prepare scopes of work and specifications for completion and well services invitations to tender, tender evaluation and recommendations.
- Ensure delivery of third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control on equipment & services in conjunction with quality engineer and technical audit team.
- Participation in rig / well site and service base audits for conformity to international standards

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Proven track record as a strong team player and ability to lead a team with a personal commitment and proactive approach to HSSE.
- Experience with the development of a local / multinational workforce
- A strong track record as a Completion / Well Test Engineer with HPHT experience.
- Ability to deliver in a Lead Completions / Intervention Engineering role
- Strong leadership and supervision, coaching and mentoring skills
- Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills, demonstrated by an ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams
- Skilled in leading the design and execution of completions for onshore oil or gas wells.
- Competence with Landmark well engineering software packages (DIMS, Prosper, etc).
- IWCF Well Control certified or equivalent.
- Educated to first degree level in drilling engineering or equivalent
- Flexible approach to work
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