Monday, April 23, 2012

Oando Nigeria Vacancy : Senior Drilling Engineer

OANDO Nigeria Lts is set to recruit for the position of a Senior Drilling Engineer. The Senior Drilling Engineer (SDE) function shall be a key member of the OEPL Drilling Team for preparing, planning and delivering wells in OEPL Assets.

Vacancy Details
Vacancy Title Senior Drilling Engineer
Department OperationsDate Published Apr 16, 2012
Closing Date Apr 30, 2012
Vacancy Description

Assist in the location, set up and maintain OEPL operational base if applicable to include
Identify and organize well operations files in a project structure

Support and work with OEPL subsurface team on well engineering aspects of field development plan (FDP)

Prepare the well engineering aspects of well proposals and assess re-entry feasibility for existing wells

Develop and maintain/ensure technical integrity of the drilling and completions programs
Coordinate well planning and execution operations

Prepare and maintain the wells basis of design for all operations (drilling, completion and well test)

Organize peer reviews of the wells basis of design/programs (drilling, completions and testing)

Prepare technical input and attend Technical Committee meetings with stakeholders and regulatory agencies.

Have oversight and coordinate Wellsite operations as well as logistics, equipment, material and personnel support

Coordinate the development of OEPL Well Engineering Polices and Standards, Procedures and Guidelines to deliver safe and efficient operations

Maintain and close out remedial work plans following audits.

Maintain well programs in compliance with OEPL Policies and Standards.
Confirm programs adequately highlight risks, and include suitable mitigation.
Complete necessary exemptions in advance to leave adequate time for project, and Management review.

Close out operating failure reports for unscheduled events that occur. Ensure corrective action is completed on time. Ensure Lessons Learnt register is complete and of high quality.

TechnicalDevelop and maintain OEPL drilling program processes, and ensure check sheets, are completed.

Capture Lessons Learnt in all programs.
Provide technical input to bids for services and equipment.
Provide technical input to tender reviews as necessary.
Challenge engineers to provide technical solutions to unscheduled events.
Assist operations in the management of unscheduled events.
Administration and training
Prepare AFEs

Maintain medium and long-term material requirement lists for all wells.
Ensure End of Wells Reports are completed on time.

Complete cost reconciliation the end of all wells. Provide cost estimation refinements to the Cost Controller.

Develop and maintain Score Cards for services suppliers
To direct Junior Well Engineers working on OEPL projects
· Quality, comprehensiveness, timeliness and accuracy of data provided for analysis.
· Levels of adherence to policies, processes and procedures.
· Quality of rig operation support
· Levels of understanding of the requirements and performance field studies such as field development planning, material balance, etc
· Quality of technical reports prepared
· Demonstration of ability to be a team player
· Demonstration of supervisory and mentorship skills
· Levels of participation in technical events such as training and conferencesQUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
B.Sc. Degree in Engineering discipline.
12 – 14 years well engineering and operational experience.
Well Site Supervisory experience and operational knowledge.
Valid supervisor level well control certificate (Surface/Floating – combined).
In depth knowledge of horizontal, deviated drilling, mud engineering, casing design, completions design and well testing.
Oral and written Communication
High energy level
Control of costs/Quality
Well construction technology and operational knowledge