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Deep Offshore Operations Expert Job at Total Nigeria
« on: Aug 08, 2013, 03:31 AM »
Job Title: Deep Offshore Operations Expert

Employer: Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNG)

Reference Number: 10050789

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.


•   Manage the interfaces internal to the UFR and Buoy packages, being directly responsible for those.

•   Coordinate the interfaces and ensure an effective flow of information at the boundary of the assigned packages, internal to the Company project team organization (i.e. SPS and FPSO packages)

•   Manage the interfaces and ensure an effective flow of information at the boundary of the assigned packages, dealing with entities external to the Company project team organization (i.e. UFR and Buoy packages bidders/contractors)


1. Assist the GM UFR Packages in the clear definition of the interfaces among the packages and formalize the interfaces matrix. Ensure the implementation of such interface optimisations in the design of the Facilities and in the Contracting-out strategy.

2. Together with UFR Engineering Manager, ensure design consistency and continuity throughout the UFR packages facilities (Flowlines, Risers, Tie-in to subsea equipment and FPSO, Buoy and mooring lines installation, FPSO anchors design, Linepipe supply, Umbilicals ,etc.).

3. Ensure that the FEED Contractors implement the required coordination and interface management system & resources to have a full consistency and coherency in the Basic design studies of the Project. At a later stage, the activities will be expanded to the control and monitoring of the EPC Contractors regarding the Contractors realization / responsibilities as defined in the interface matrix of the Project.

4. Assist the UFR Package Manager, during the Call for Tender phase (and later during onshore and offshore construction phase), by anticipating operational interfaces with other parties (clashes or conflicting program). Propose solutions and participate in SIMOPS definition and resolution.

5. Attend major interface meetings, internal and external with Bidders, Contractors, Packages Contractors, Vendors, TOTAL specialists, Partner’s experts, etc. Lead interface and other technical meetings as required.

6. Ensure that HSE requirements are systematically considered all along the interface management process and in particular that interfaces are properly addressed during HAZID/HAZOP/PTR project audits.

7. Ensure timely follow-up of interface issues.

8. Management of interfaces, interferences and change data between Design studies (later on, between Packages) and parties. Monitoring and interface issues and control of change in order to resolve interface and change issues in a timely and organised manner according to the project procedures.

9. Consolidate and advise the Egina Project Executive General Manager and the UFR Engineering Manager or GM UFR Packages of any schedule & commercial issues arising from changes. Shall be the coordinator of the Management of Change, for the UFR packages providing the justification through all disciplines of the change. Ensure complete documentation of all changes, and communication of these in compliance with the Total process and the processes agreed with Partners and regulatory authorities.

Required skills:

Education:  – MSc in engineering that relates to industry at large and preferably to Petroleum industry activities (such as Mechanical Engineering, Wells & Drilling Engineering, Controls, Ocean & Subsea Engineering, preferred)  – Ideally the candidate will be also a chartered Engineer (such as CEng MICE) or similar education level – Bachelors Degree (BSc) in Engineering will also be given consideration for the position.


•   10 years experience in operation Exploration and Production activities linked to Deepwater technology and integration of Subsea Production Systems and equipments.

•   A sound oil & gas multi-discipline technical background in deep offshore production facilities engineering & construction, complemented by general knowledge/experience concerning the integration of subsea system surface equipment (risers, umbilicals, subsea control systems, hydraulic systems, etc) with the surface production facilities.


•   A good understanding of overall and detail planning management is essential

•   Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment and communicate with international technical expat

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