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Job Title: Senior Well Engineer – Front End Projects

Reference: 95926

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Company: Orion Group

Salary: Negotiable

Job type: Contract

Sector: Well Services

Our client is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Employing over 100,000 personnel in around 90 countries their strategy is to reinforce their position as a leader in the Oil & Gas industry.

They are currently recruiting for the position of Senior Well Engineer – Front End Projects, based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Job Description:

•   Responsible for planning wells to achieve Best in Class performance and production rate in the projects while maintaining the HSE safe practices, championing Goal Zero and the Life Saving Rules.

•   Ensure are process safety considerations are fully embedded in the planning and design of the wells.

•   Ensure adherence to the Global Well Delivery Process (and rDtL methodology) and effectively manage the interface between the various stakeholders.

•   Develop and own the well cost and schedule estimate appropriate to the project phase using company internal, regional and global data for top quartile benchmarks.

•   Drive implementation of Decision Space for collaborative well planning with the respective integrated subsurface teams across the portfolio of projects.

•   Provide Wells input to various project deliverables and control documents- including but not limited to Field Development Plan, Basis for Design, Value Improvement plan, Management of Change, Well Proposals, Environmental Impact Assessment, Risk and Opportunity register, Interface management.

•   Champion the company Wells Design Standard to ensure standardization of well concept and interchangeability of equipment across the project.

•   Champion the Wells Management of Change & Risk Management process during Wells project planning per the WDP.

•   Establish and maintain data and information management systems as necessary

•   Provide technical input to the selection of appropriate rig selection to carry out the well execution program. This includes technical justification for top hole drilling vessel and upper completion opportunities.

•   Provide support to various technical tenders, develop the technical specification and progress the following specialized tenders from tender initiation to contract award: Intelligent Wells products and services, Expandable Completion products, OCTG Production and Injection Tubing and Sand Exclusion Screens.

•   Coach and mentor younger Wells staff in the Well Delivery Process in accordance with the Wells Framework.

Skills & Experience:

•   Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering

•   Extensive Well Engineering experience

•   Demonstrated success in a technical Deep Water well engineering/drilling position is required

•   Skill in deep water well design and programming and the application of DCAF.

•   Experience in operations logistics and materials

•   Knowledge of the application of QA/QC processes and procedures.

•   Skill in floating, deepwater completions and intervention operations.

•   High level of HSE commitment and awareness.

•   Good working knowledge and experience with the standard suite of well engineering software including:

•   WellCat

•   Prosper

•   EDM

•   Well Plan for Windows

•   Stress Check

•   Good communication skills are a must in order to fit into a multinational work force.

•   Good command of the English language, written as well as verbal.

•   Good report writing, communication skills and PC skills

•   Strong commercial awareness and appreciation of life cycle costing.

•   Must be able to work independently with the minimum of supervision.

•   Flexible, self-motivated and dynamic personality, capable of performing in a work environment which only provides limited resources.

This is a contract position.

The rate for this position is negotiable.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 95926.

Orion Group currently supplies over 3,500 personnel in roles including Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power & Utilities, Construction, Mining, Rail, Aerospace, IT & Telecoms, Office and Commercial. With 29 offices worldwide, Orion Group operate in the UK and internationally and in January 2009, were named the UK’s number one for engineering recruitment.

Consultant name: Michael Tynan

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