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  • Job reference: RMS0132798

Well Abandonment Engineer - Surface

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: East Midlands - Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 31/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is an international Oil & Gas Operator.

The Role:
Key responsibilities include:
• Plan and execute well abandonment preparatory work including topsides deck & process modifications, wellhead/tree access points, flow line removal and annulis oil recovery.
• Develop surface interface practices and procedures to facilitate efficient & cost effective execution programmes.
• Manage design engineering contractors where required & provide operational interface to platforms and facilities as necessary
• Identify surface interface and equipment issues to be resolved prior and during decommissioning activities and scope programmes to remediate. Close liaison with Structural Integrity Group and Ops Support Team required
• Oversee well abandonment decommissioning support contractors performance, scope, quality of service and value for money.
• Contribute to interim and close-out reports & carry out lessons learned exercises for all projects completed and apply lessons continuously to develop PUK’s well abandonment expertise.

Safety Critical Tasks:
• Compliance - Ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental legislation and best practice for all aspects of trade discipline. Responsible for discipline-specific compliance as defined by safety crtitical element performance standards.
• Risk Management – Understand operational risk to ensure that Perenco UK are not taking inappropriate risks in executing their work. This requires a good knowledge of HSE acceptable standards, risk management tools

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• The minimum requirement for this position is a Degree (BSc or BEng) in Mechanical Engineering along with suitable applied experience in wells and/or 5 years experience in surface well operations & maintenance including supervisory experience
• Previous experience of well abandonment operations is advantageous but not essential
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