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Well Performance Expert Job at Total Nigeria
« on: Aug 07, 2013, 11:31 AM »
Job Title: Well Performance Expert

Employer: Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNG)

Reference Number: 10050774

Contract: permanent position (local)

Business: Exploration & Production

Location: Nigeria

Interviews will take place in: Nigeria

Starting date: As soon as possible

Salary: According to profile and experience

DIMENSIONS OF THE JOB: Egina is a deep offshore development located in block OML130 in Nigeria operated by TOTAL Upstream Nigeria Limited. The development is located 150 km from the coast in 1550 m water depth and includes a spread moored FPSO of 240 POB, associated offloading calm buoy, 2 productions loops connecting six subsea manifold with 21 production wells and 3 injection lines connecting 23 water injection wells. A 20km gas export line ties in to the Akpo export pipeline to Amenam.


The job holder will be expected to: – Develop offshore expertise in well performance engineering.  – Optimize well performance – Follow-up of well clean-up& unloading tests – Develop well summary (producers & injectors) – Co-ordinate with field DWW to develop good understanding of production, water injection and gas injection completions  – Determine drawdown limitations of sand control – Determine limitations of first ramp-up – Understand depletion limitations – Develop start-up/ramp-up sequence of production wells – Set-up systems for well performance monitoring of production and injection wells – Monitor & surveillance of production wells – Monitor and surveillance of injection wells (water & gas injection)  – Co-ordinate individual well production and injection targets with onshore well performance & field GSR  – Manage well start-up procedures to – Limit fines migration, maintain integrity of sand control & respect flow assurance  – Co-ordinate branch optimization with flow assurance and process engineer – Co-ordinate trouble shooting of non performing wells with onshore well performance team

ACCOUNTABILITIES:  – Minimize fines migration in unconsolidated formation with high propensity for fines migration – Maximize oil & gas production & sustain maximized production through systems analysis & well performance monitoring – Team work & good communication with GSR  – Integrate expertise and efforts of different teams (FO, GSR) – Implement efficient workflows

Required skills:

Education: Degree in the relevant petroleum engineering discipline (Drilling and Completion).


•   10 to 15 years in Well Performance in Deep Water context. Strong knowledge in Drilling/Completion codes & standards.

•   Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment and used to communication with international technical staff and experts.

Skills: Fluent in English both verbally and in writing

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