ENGINEER, WELL INTEGRITY
Abu Dhabi, UAE
: Bachelor Degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline.
: Any Nationality
: 6 - 10 years
: Engineering
: 27 - Jun - 2019
Job Description

JOB PURPOSE:

 

Implements the ‘Well Integrity Management System’ during the lifecycle of the wells. Develops monitoring and testing plans related to all wells and ensures relevant and quality up-to-date data are gathered. Defines the integrity status for all wells during operational phase and develop prioritized remedial plans. Provides technical support to the assets and the drilling department regarding well integrity issues. Follows up the execution of remedial actions to ensure the integrity compliance of all wells. Highlights casing and completion design gaps to improve well integrity status. Updates Senior Management with the relevant well integrity status all times.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  • Risks ranking all UL and SARB wells create short and long term action plan. Investigate well integrity problems, provide technical advice and follow up implementing action plan.
  • Develops and follow up implementing annuli survey plan, quality check the gathered data and recommend action plan. Develop and follow up implementing DHSV test/change plan as per COMPANY  Well Integrity Standards.
  • Coordinates with site and provide candidate wells for leak rate measurements & communication test. Analyze the collected information, asses the well integrity status and advice action plan.
  • Conducts peer review meeting for RR1 wells, advice risk mitigation action plan and follow up implementation and report on quarterly basis for well risk register. Search market and provide solutions for well integrity problems.
  • Provides tower screening summary, highlight wells integrity issue and advice corrective action plan for safe rig approach.
  • Reviews daily rig/barge activities reports and prepare a summary of well integrity issues for wells under drilling and workover to be discussed with Central Well Integrity team for any shortfalls in integrity compliance.
  • Coordinates with Petroleum Engineering Teams (PET) and Drilling Division (DD) personnel to ensure compliance with Well Integrity Standards for wells under drilling / workover. Ensures the compliance of any new well design and downhole equipment that may be introduced by Drilling Division, with requirements for well integrity.
  • Takes proactive approach to alert PET/DD/Sites for issues that may adversely impact well integrity during the life cycle of the wells.  Review and endorse the WIC-I issued by DD for the newly drilled or worked-over wells and highlight any shortfalls in the WIC-I to the concerned teams.
  • Follows up on development of tools and methods to improve well integrity management system by reviewing technical papers, publications, manuals and attending seminars/conferences.
  • Conducts a review of the existing operations procedures related to well integrity activities (well commissioning, DHSV testing, annuli pressure management), propose recommendations for improvement and revise existing documents accordingly.
  • Issues Well Integrity Certificate (WIC-II) for the new or worked-over wells after placing wells on-line and confirming wells are operating within the defined integrity envelops.
  • Coordinates with Sites a prioritized well integrity monitoring plans and investigative tasks to ensure quality data is gathered to adequately conduct the necessary risk analysis for operating wells.
  • Ensures that the risk mitigation or monitoring action plans are followed up in a timely manner and that the status is updated in the database management system.  Ensures risk management processes are properly used in well reviews and risk ranking. Take an active role in conducting well peer reviews.
  • Prepares periodic reports for well integrity status in close coordination with field supervisors and team members to keep management updated. Whenever requested, participate in accident/incident investigations, risk assessment sessions, task forces, and feasibility studies related to integrity status of the wells.
  • Identifies opportunities to use new technology to improve the integrity performance of UL and SARB  wells during life cycle of wells.
  • Reviews the procedures and methods supplied by the vendor for special jobs or new technology deployment (like hot tapping on wellheads, new DHSV installation, etc.) and recommend improvement steps before the job execution.
  • Introduces new technology and procedures to assure company WI standards and operations are up to date and the industry best practices are implemented.
  • Reviews non-routine well operations, ensure proper procedures and dispensations are adequately reviewed, valid and in place to avoid WI related potential hazards. Frequent visits to offshore sites to discuss and update about the risk status of the wells with the field management.
  • Ensures that all reporting is completed and communicated in a timely manner by the team members to the concerned teams/divisions and management.
  • Coaches/ mentors young UAE engineers to ensure that they work to their best potential and contribute effectively as a team. Works in line with HSE policy and ensure awareness and compliance of HSE rules and regulations by subordinates.  Assists Well Integrity team in preparation of annual budget for the well integrity activities.
  • Guides, directs and supervises subordinates to ensure they work to their best potential and contribute effectively as a Team.

 

Desired Candidate Profile

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

 

  • Bachelor Degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline.
  • 5 - 6 Years’ experience in managing well integrity management systems. Strong Knowledge about Petroleum Engineering specially the well integrity engineering and operations. Experience in well completion, production & intervention operations at sites.
  • Has critical thinking by the application of logic and reasoning for alternative solutions.
  • Ability to prepare technical reports and presentations for management and shareholders.
  • Good knowledge of risk assessment and management for wells.  Dynamic personality with positive attitude with ability to work in a team.
  • Good knowledge of English and strong oral and written communication skills.

 

 

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