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Well Testing Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Oman
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/01/2012
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The Company:
Our Client is a Leading Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
The Well Testing Engineer will be the in-field Representative for rig-less well Testing operations including wireline, CT, stimulation, and well testing) and Well Integrity
The position will be field-based and rotational.
He/she will work closely with the project's various stakeholders and with the contractors and service companies, to ensure the safe and successful implementation of all completion and well intervention operations.

Accountable for...
Demonstration of HSE leadership at all times and to all members of the completions and interventions team.
Safe execution and delivery of well intervention activity in line with legislation, HSE expectations and other Policy and Procedures.
Accurate reporting of well intervention and well integrity activity.
Ensuring all operations undertaken are:
- discussed in a planning meeting
- covered by procedure
- adequately risk assessed
- understood by all crew members involved in the task
- reviewed to distil lessons learned.

Responsible for...
Health, Safety and Environment
Ensuring all completion and well intervention personnel carry out their activities in accordance with HSE standards and expectations
Monitoring compliance with all statutory and company standards and procedures.
Auditing both the activity and management systems of all well intervention & integrity service providers.
Ensuring maintenance of all ell intervention equipment in accordance with the our client's Technical Integrity Standards and auditing for compliance with legislative requirements.

Supervise site based activities ensuring safe operations during all operations
Promote behavioural safety culture and safety reporting systems at the Well Test Sites
Maintain equipment standards to match our client's own Well Testing standards and relevant industry standards
Develop outline testing programmes to collect data required by sub surface team
Prepare AFE budgets where required
Develop equipment design and layout plans with Well Testing Service Contractor
Organise HAZID, HAZOP and Test Well on Paper Reviews and document findings
Finalise Well Testing and Clean Up Programme
Confirm relevant integration with planned stimulation programmes
Supervise Well Test Equipment preparation and mobilisation with Service Contractor ensuring appropriate certification records
Manage equipment and personnel mobilisation activities

Reporting and Liaison...
Coordinate delivery of timely and accurate operations and data reporting for all site based activities
QA/QC data acquired during operations and validate information
Promote detailed and accurate sequence of event reporting and coordinate transmission back to Oman based office
Develop lessons capture system appropriate for operations and utilise captured lessons to help drive continuous improvement
Promote and conduct operations review meetings to assess operations performance and help deliver future improvements
Collate and finalise final well reports for clean up and testing activities integrating with stimulation reports where appropriate.
Provide first pass PTA interpretation and additional support where appropriate

Team Building and Personnel...
Monitoring and reporting on the performance of all well site well engineering and well interventions personnel
Developing team building across the entire team in order to create and promote a culture of openness, involvement and participation. The incumbent will be responsible for coaching/training local staff in equivalent positions (e.g. Night Well Site Supervisor)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A minimum of 10 years of relevant well intervention operations and supervision experience, with an emphasis on land-based operations.
Knowledge and experience in high pressure, high temperature gas well interventions and testing, including horizontal wells, and with excellent knowledge and awareness of associated HSE issues.
Knowledge and experience in critical and sour well operations.
Appropriate well control Certification (IWCF or equivalent)
Sound decision making skills
Strong technical, operations organisational and planning ability.
Previous experience working in a multi-cultural environment.
Willingness and ability to coach more junior staff whose native language is not English
Self-motivated, with strong communication, interpersonal and team working skills.

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