OPERATIONS ENGINEER RIGLESS
We are seeking to recruit on behalf of our client an OPERATIONS ENGINEER who will based in Qatar on a long term residential contract who will be responsible for planning, programming and supervising rig-less operations such as: well killing; stimulation, nitrogen lifting; de-scaling; logging; perforating; coil tubing; and production testing.
The incumbent programs the work and thereafter ensures that the work is performed safely and efficiently in accordance with the program and the DRM Drilling Reference Manual
Prepare programmes for all rig-less activities including: securing wells prior to rig re-entry, coiled tubing operations such as acidization, and nitrogen lifting; well testing operations; production logging perforating and Through Tubing Bridge Plug (TTBP) operations and pulling and running of electrical submersible pumps in water wells. Thereafter oversee the implementation of the work by contractors to ensure the objectives are achieved in a safe and efficient manner
Ensure that all HSE risks are identified and that measures are put in place to mitigate risks and prepare programmes accordingly. In particular ensure that HSE requirements are never compromised and that operations are performed in compliance of the Drilling Reference Manual (DRM), the Drilling and Completions Department Life Saving Rules and Corporate HSE requirements
Report all HSE incidents in a timely and accurate manner using the SAP system and lead the initial on-site investigation of all incidents and near misses to identify and document the sequence of events and the immediate causes
Liaise with Well Integrity Divisions (UDN/4/5) to ensure that any well integrity problems are properly investigated and assist Field Development Engineers (UNO) in the preparation of proposals for rig-less activity to ensure that they are optimised in terms of operational considerations
Prepare the well testing and sampling programs for oil or gas wells, including the gathering of required information to ensure that the programme is optimized and includes all objectives and HSE considerations. Thereafter supervise the operational activities at the well location.
Direct the production, diagnostic and reservoir logging activities at oil, gas and water wells Responsibilities include gathering data, preparing program and overseeing work of contractor through to satisfactory completion of the program
Review and check the draft invoices for work carried out by contractors. Responsibilities include checking that the draft invoice matches work carried out, accuracy of arithmetical calculations and that charges are in accordance with agreed terms and conditions
Prepare the Non Productive Time (NPT) operations reports, final operations reports and statistics to ensure there is a complete record of the work performed and the lessons learned
Perform engineering support work such as the evaluation of techniques to enable continuous performance improvement, the preparation of specifications and scope of work for new service contracts and the evaluation for tenders to ensure that the UDN/2 Division achieves its operational, financial and HSE objectives
Support the training and development of Qatari development staff to help achieve the department Qatarisation objectives and targets
Experience/Qualifications & Skills:
10 years’ experience in rig-less related activities of which at least 4 years in a similar position with an International Operating Company
In-depth knowledge of well completions, stimulation, logging practices Coiled tubing and well testing operations
Experience with H2S operations
Fluent in English (verbal and written skills)
Strong leadership and people management skills
Commitment and passion for managing HSE.
Ability to make operational decisions based on analytical problem solving
Engineering or Science BSc degree from an accredited University. Petroleum Engineering preferred
IWCF Certificate for Well Intervention (including coiled tubing operations