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Offshore Operations Engineer
Aberdeen/UK North Sea
UK
ASAP
4906
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Our client, an international oil and gas operator requires an Offshore Operations Engineer for rotational work, working onboard a semi-submersible rig.  Work will involve drilling a subsea development well and exploration wells. Initial 6 month contract.

Providing engineering support to the Offshore Drilling Supervisors on all aspects of Drilling and Completions operations. This is a development role that requires self-drive and motivation, working with the drilling contractor and service companies ensuring that operations are carried out within budget, on schedule and without incident.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Participate in the offshore safety management systems contributing to a safe working environment
  • Roll out safety and performance objectives to offshore drilling contractor and service personnel
  • Liaise with onshore engineering team ensuring the Drilling and Completions safety and performance programme objectives are met
  • Build positive working relationships with drilling contractor and service personnel
  • Produce the daily operations report ensuring accurate and concise reporting
  • File and maintain hard copies and electronic well files in a logical and orderly fashion to meet regulatory reporting requirements
  • Prepare section summaries creating an accurate and concise End of Well Report
  • Monitor and record drilling performance to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Create Offshore Written Work Instructions detailing operational steps for distribution to drilling contractor and service personnel in a timely manner
  • Liaise with logistics ensuring correct equipment, materials and personnel movement offshore in a timely manner
  • Understand the function of offshore equipment including surface equipment and downhole tools
  • Understand the functionality of drilling and completion fluids
  • Check casing dimensionally, create running tallies and supervise casing operations.
  • Perform cement calculations and supervise cementing operations
  • Calculate formation integrity / leak off values and supervise operations
  • Assist with overall supervision of Drilling and Completions operations
  • Inspect, grade and report post drilling equipment performance
  • Conduct offshore audits ensuring Apache policies that the agreed policies within the Interface Document are complied with
  • Attend and contribute to onshore DWOP exercises

Key requirements: 

  • Degree in relevant Engineering discipline with some relevant experience or HND/equivalent qualification coupled with relevant offshore experience would also be considered
  • IWCF Level 4 Subsea Well Control Certificate – required
  • Region minimum training requirements (BOSIET, MIST etc) – essential
  • Ability to work both on their own and as part of a team to timelines with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team building and leadership skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Flexible approach to work and clear time management skills

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description,  please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

 

 

Senior Drilling Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
Immediate
4894
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Our client, an international E&P operator, has an immediate requirement for a Senior Drilling Engineer to support their continuous North Sea drilling programme.

This role is required to plan and execute the design and examination for drilling oil or gas wells while being fully committed to HS&E requirements throughout.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that drilling programs, program amendments and dispensations to policy are prepared on schedule and are adequately risk assessed.
  • Working closely with resource teams, geologists, production and service company personnel to ensure an efficient operation.
  • Preparing cost estimates and cost control for wells activities as well as preparing information for Engineering Reviews and DWOP.
  • Recommending and conducting engineering studies to improve drilling operational performance and to implement best practices as identified in operational and engineering studies.
  • Ensuring appropriate assurance and review of the drilling design and work plan.
  • The coaching and mentoring of Drilling Engineers to ensure appropriate technical development.

 

 

Essential Experience and Training:

  • Candidates must be able to provide evidence of competence in well design for drilling activities from previous engineering positions.
  • Knowledge of conducting assurance and review of drilling planning work.
  • Demonstrated competence in drilling well design.
  • Knowledge of pore pressure and fracture gradient prediction.
  • Experience working with third party service providers.
  • Ability to work to timelines with minimum supervision.
  • Personal commitment and proactive approach to Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to use Landmark suite of engineering tools or equivalent.

Qualifications:

  • Engineering or Science based degree
  • IWCF Well Control Certificate
  • Region minimum training requirements (BOSIET, MIST etc)

Applications would be considered both on a staff or long-term contract basis.  A full job specification is available upon request.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description,  please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate / salary expectation and availability.

Senior Subsea Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4890
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Our client, an international oil and gas operator requires a Senior Subsea Engineer to support their Wells Group in Aberdeen during its MODU 2019 / 2020 campaign.   Ideally to start  asap, for an initial 12 month contract.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Main focus will be on the delivery and preparation of subsea wellheads and Xmas Tree systems, together with their associated tooling, the majority of which are on critical path lead times.
  • These activities will involve provision of on-the-ground support at our suppliers’ facilities to expedite delivery and minimise any delays.
  • Provide engineering support to ongoing well operations, including weekend duty cover.

 

Key requirements: 

  • Must have previous and significant experience in a similar role, ideally with an Operator
  • Must have recent UK North Sea experience
  • The individual shall ideally possess a robust knowledge of both horizontal and vertical Xmas Tree systems.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description,  please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Document Controller – Business Management Services (Improvement Project)
London, UK
UK
ASAP
4887
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Our Client, an E&P Operator has an immediate requirement for a Business Management Services (BMS) Improvement Project – Document Controller

Contract basis.

London based with travel to other Business Units as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Focal point for the document control of new or revised BMS documentation emerging through the project.
  • Advise BMS document authors on document templates, numbering and review/approval processes.
  • Review and manage new or revised BMS documents emerging through the project to ensure continued integrity and confidence in the control of the BMS documentation and of the simplified BMS as a whole.
  • Proactively identify and help implement further opportunities for BMS simplification related to the control of the documentation.
  • Work with internal functions to enhance the underlying BMS platform to ensure it supports a simplified BMS and promotes adoption (via the running of an awareness programme).
  • Help implement suitable control measures to ensure the BMS improvements made during the project endure after project completion.
  • Liaise closely with BU Document Controllers throughout the company.
  • Assist where necessary non-project areas with Document Control duties as part of the wider UK document control team.
  • Conduct BMS project administrative duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extensive Document Control and Document Management experience, preferably in an oil and gas environment.
  • Experience in authoring, reviewing and updating policies, standards or procedures.
  • Familiar with the Premier BMS Document Control process or willing to learn.
  • Well organised with ability to perform multiple detailed tasks in a proactive, prioritised and reliable manner.
  • Able to identify problems and issues, and take action to resolve or make recommendations to do so.
  • Able to communicate effectively with colleagues including managers, document owners and other document controllers.
  • Would enjoy working in a dynamic project-based environment.
  • Expert in Document Control and Document Management systems and processes.
    Understanding of the role of management systems (and their underlying policies, standards and procedures) and what makes them effective.
  • Working knowledge of Sharepoint.
  • Understanding of the technical and operational aspects of the oil and gas business.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description,  please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Supply Chain Management – Team Assistant
Aberdeen, UK
Please Select
ASAP
4891
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Our Client, a large E&P Operator, has an immediate requirement for a Supply Chain Management Team Assistant.

Contract basis.

Responsibilities:

  • General support to Supply Chain Manager, Contracts & Purchasing Manager and their respective teams of personnel
  • Distribution of mail and paperwork
  • Collation of weekly reports on an ad hoc basis
  • Maintenance of the Group’s HR process
  • Arrange Medicals, BOSIET, Offsite Team-building Activities
  • Maintenance of information and communication process within the Maintenance Intranet page
  • Arrange travel and accommodation as required
  • Organise meeting rooms and any supporting requirements
  • Manage Team vacation and illness forms and spreadsheet
  • Recording meeting minutes – as required
  • Organise catering, work wear and stationary
  • Assist with collation and coordination of the team’s time writing requirements
  • Management of information databases
  • Provide cover for other Team Assistants during leave periods
  • Coordination of hard copy invoices
  • Raising SAP Purchase and service requisitions
  • Input of SAP invoices and settlements
  • Provide support to Supply Chain Analyst
  • Drafting Personnel Requisitions and Personnel Call Offs, updating NET, and running reports on current agency and contractor personnel as and when required
  • Prepare all paperwork for New Starts organising Computer Equipment / Telephone, Security Pass, Folder Access

Requirements:

Essential

  • Secretarial / business qualification
  • Advanced IT skills (MS Office in particular)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Background knowledge of the oil and gas industry
  • Well-organised with good timekeeping
  • Experience in or a desire to develop learning and skills with SAP System

Desirable

  • Relevant Higher education, HNC, HND, Diploma or Degree (Law, QS, Business Studies or similar)

Behavioural Traits

  • Good analytical skills
  • Epitomise the Company Core Values with a high degree of professionalism
  • Good time management and prioritisation of workload
  • Forward thinking, innovative and challenges the status quo
  • In all communications, displays respect for people, culture and traditions
  • Can lead sensitive discussions and avoids conflict

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please apply attaching a copy of your current CV and provide an indication of your earliest availability and day-rate expectation.

Senior Wellheads & XT Operational Engineer
Aberdeen, NSUK
UK
ASAP
4885
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Our client, an international E&P operator, is seeking a Senior Wellheads & Operational Engineer in support of operations in the North Sea for an initial 12 month contract.

Working as part of a team, this role will be responsible for the onshore planning and offshore supervision during the installation of vertical XTs, ensuring compliance with the company’s Well Engineering Management Standard (WEMS), HSE Risk Management Standard, Government Regulations and local industry guidelines / best practices with due regards for health, safety and the environment.

The job holder shall be conversant with both new build and legacy systems from Dril-Quip to install and operate their equipment.

Key responsibilities include:

The installation of the Dril-Quip Vertical XT from the drilling rig during the completion phase of the well, including but not limited to:

  • All Interfaces with the Drilling Contractor (Rig)
  • Running / Retrieval of the Drilling HP Riser
  • Tubing Hanger Preparation & Installation
  • Vertical XT Preparation & Installation
  • Running / Retrieval of the EDP / Dual Bore Riser / Surface Tree

Ensuring compliance with the company’s Well Engineering Management System / HSE Management System / Well Delivery Process and all permits, consents and regulatory notifications required to meet the planned operations.

Interfacing with all project teams and liaison with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure that all objectives are understood and met.

To co-ordinate all subcontractors to ensure objectives and interfaces align with excellent communication between all parties to ensure operations are performed safely and efficiently.

To continuously monitor performance including; HSE, operations and logistics whilst capturing lessons learned and continuous improvement. Providing QA for all operations in relation to well objectives and technical KPI’s.

As part of a team, to ensure all activities are planned and executed with HS&E at the forefront.

To provide technical discipline expertise to support the Asset with the operational aspects of Wellhead / Xmas Tree Systems, to include but not limited to: stack-up and systems integration testing, troubleshooting issues, providing solutions (etc.), maintaining stock levels and inventory management.

To participate in the compiling of end of well reports in a timely manner and ensure all well data is collated and stored in the standard company filing format.

Qualification / Certification requirements:

  • Engineering Degree preferred but extensive experience with a known XT supplier and experience with a North Sea Operators is also acceptable.
  • Previous North Sea experience with all types of drilling rigs (jack up and running of Vertical XT from jack-ups preferred) and a variety of operations.
  • Valid Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET).
  • Valid medial certification and all others training / certification to travel offshore and supervise operations at the wellsite.

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please apply, attaching a copy of your current CV and an indication of your anticipated availability and day rate expectations.

Night Drilling Supervisor
North Sea, UK
UK
TBA
4880
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Our client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator, is seeking a Night Drilling Supervisor for platform operations in the North Sea.

Contract duration 1 year, on a 3 / 3 rotation.

Previous North Sea and platform experience is  essential.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply attaching a copy of your current CV and include an indication of your earliest availability and day rate expectations. 

 

Production Loss Management Specialist
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4875
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Our client, an E&P Operator, is seeking a Production Loss Management Specialist.

Contract position, duration approximately 8-9 months.  Based in their Aberdeen office with offshore visits as required.

  • Act as the subject matter expert for the production loss management tool project implementation.
  • Ensure that all production and water injection is optimised in both the short and the medium term in all Company operated assets.
  • Act as focal point to drive improvements in operations efficiency and share learnings across the Business Unit.
  • Work with RE’s, PE’s and subsurface to ensure consistent and accurate production reporting.
  • Improve, roll out and embed the production loss management process. From target setting to action close out on Leased and operated assets.
  • Build on the improvements already being made identifying and managing threats to production and water injection.
  • Increased reporting on investigations and action close out.
  • Ensure Data validation, allocation and reconciliation are correct within the tool.
  • Focal point/coach for improving production efficiency, developing in house capability and driving towards a culture of value barrel chasing.

Key Requirements:

  • Substantial experience in loss management tools and processes.
  • Understanding of Operations and Engineering or Technical disciplines.
  • Qualified to travel to UKCS offshore locations (MIST, BOSIET, FOET, UKCS Medical) essential.
  • Qualifications in a secondary technical discipline or engineering degree would be considered advantageous.
  • Must be a proven leader with demonstrated experience in the creation and successful execution of Loss management programmes.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with a number of different stakeholders.
  • Experience in optimisation of both onshore and offshore facilities is required. A clear understanding of day to day optimisation of facilities, wells and commercial constructs is key. This should be underpinned by a deep understanding of production loss accounting and production allocation.
  • A working knowledge of UKCS HS&E Legislation is required.
  • An expert knowledge in Loss Management and reporting is essential.
  • The candidate will have a strong operational background, preferably including exposure to Production, Maintenance, Well Operations and Engineering Projects in the UKCS.
  • Must be an enthusiastic advocate of Change and Continual Improvement.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description,  please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Lead Safety & Integrity Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4873
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Our client, an  E&P Operator, is seeking a Lead Safety & Integrity Engineer.

This is a long term contract position, working onshore in their Aberdeen offshore with occasional visits to the site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise to the Asset.
  • Ensuring Safety Cases / COMAH reports and supporting procedures etc is fit for its intended purpose.
  • Safety case maintenance and associated activities with Safety Case compliance and upkeep.
  • Identifying, assessing and managing major hazards and threats.
  • Providing technical safety / safety engineering expertise, advice and technical challenge.
  • Contribute to Asset HSE budgets and plans.
  • Develop specification, ToR and SOW.
  • Responsible for Combined Operations notifications and associated studies.
  • Responsible for initiating and managing Safety Case Thorough Reviews.
  • Responsible for management and maintenance of the Asset Safety Case.
  • Chairs HAZOP, HAZID and ORA meetings.
  • Site visits in support of Asset specific deliverables.
  • Supporting the SHE Department and Senior Integrity & Verification Engineers with various duties.

Key Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in relevant discipline i.e. engineering or scientific subject, preferably chemical engineering, process engineering or process safety engineering.
  • Preferably professional qualification post first degree in Safety Engineering or Process Safety Engineering.
  • Demonstrable technical safety / safety / engineering experience and knowledge, covering design, plant operation, project engineering, construction, commissioning and operation both onshore and offshore (particularly in the North Sea)
  • Expert capability in the full range of technical risk assessment and management techniques.
  • Decision making skills.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description,  please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Technical Recruitment Consultant
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
AVQ001
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In support of our continued growth, Avanteq has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Recruitment Consultant to join our team in Aberdeen.

Avanteq has been providing market-leading technical recruitment and contractor support services to the international oil and gas industry for over 20 years.  Our client and candidate focused approach is underpinned and supported by our in-depth market knowledge, our established network of clients and candidates, our certified processes and our meticulous approach to compliance – all of which are supported by our best-in-class database software.

 

We are inviting applications from those who can bring a professional, can-do approach, who work to the highest standards at all times and have proven experience in building strong relationships with both clients and candidates in order to achieve best results.

A full job specification is available upon request.

If you have the qualities and experience that we are seeking along with the desire to join a highly professional team working in a fast-paced environment, then please apply, attaching a copy of your current CV, as well as an indication of your salary expectations and anticipated availability.

Well Intervention Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4787
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Our client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator, is seeking a Well Intervention Engineer.

Contract basis.  Onshore with occasional offshore site visits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare well intervention designs, programmes, end of well reports and co-ordinate additional specialist inputs.
  • Provide engineering and technical solutions to well intervention challenges by positively participating in multi-disciplinary teams in well planning preparation, peer reviews, risk assessments and execution of operations.
  • Undertake technical studies and apply technical skills with innovative thinking to obtain positive outcomes. Propose and present changes and/or innovations with properly identified risks and expected benefits.
  • Interface appropriately with Field Operations, Geoscience, SHEI&S and other Drilling/Wells entities to ensure Intervention requests are promptly and accurately prepared.
  • Active participation in performance monitoring, analysis and reporting.
  • Liaise with Superintendents to ensure that all services are planned and performed in a safe manner and to the required standard.
  • Develop estimated cost and duration, for interventions or elements of specific operations.
  • Audit service companies as required.
  • In conjunction with the Superintendent, liaise with the relevant internal parties to ensure any hazard or incidents are well reported.
  • Follow up and review of relevant lessons learned.
  • Actively pursue new technology and share within the team and wider organisation.
  • Perform offshore visits as required to support offshore operations.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree level education (or similar) in Mechanical or Petroleum Engineering related discipline.
  • Current certification in UK Offshore Survival, MIST, OGUK Medical Certificate.
  • Possess IWCF Level 4 certificate.
  • Demonstrable ability in well servicing and completions activities.
  • Practical knowledge of Production, Geosciences, SHEI&S, Finance and Integrity aspects.
  • High organised with the ability to prioritise and manage a heavy workload in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Competency in Prosper, Wellcat, Wellview, PI Process Book and Well Integrity software systems.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description,  please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Senior Maintenance Engineer
Overseas
Please Select
ASAP
4869
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Our Client, an international E&P Operator has an immediate requirement for a Senior Maintenance Engineer.

Contract basis.  Rotational / overseas.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Technical Advisor to  drilling rig and equipment.
  • Advise the Wells Superintendents, Wells Operations Manager on issues relating to technical integrity and regulatory compliance.
  • Track corrective work orders and preventative maintenance work orders.
  • Monitor, coordinate and ensure scheduled preventive maintenance is compliant with timing and standards.
  • Verify scheduled preventive maintenance and schedules to align with the business cost and production strategies.
  • Review all relevant Management of Change relating to maintenance activities.
  • Identify, assess, communicate, mitigate and manage risk on maintenance activities.
  • Provide approval for maintenance purchasing materials.
  • Provide technical advice to Materials Management when requested.
  • Assist with budget preparation
  • Review costs related to maintenance activities.
  • Interface closely with Vendors/Suppliers and Drilling Contractor to implement agreed solutions and optimisations.
  • Manage overhaul of equipment sent out with country for overhaul.
  • Participate in HAZID / HAZOP and technical assurance processes.
  • Participate in Rig Verification and Incident Investigations in relation to compliance to rig maintenance standards.

Requirements:

  • Technical / Engineering bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant technical subject.
  • 10 years + experience of work in a rig equipment environment and supervisory position.
  • Must  be actively working to expand own technical competence level, eg. current PDP in place.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Shutdown Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4867
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator has an immediate requirement for a Shutdown Engineer.

Contract basis.  Onshore based with occasional offshore visits.

Responsibilities:

This position will support the Shutdown Superintendent to prepare, deliver and close out shutdown scope with particular reference to mechanical scopes of work, materials management and vendor management.

During the shutdown period the incumbent will be expected to attend site and coordinate manpower and materials across all disciplines as instructed by the Shutdown Superintendent.

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    Identify, review and assess work scopes.

  • Breakdown scopes into appropriate discipline tasks and ensure that appropriate discipline resources and man hours are allocated.
  • Create and edit SAP work orders for applicable scopes.
  • Manage movement of shutdown materials from warehouse to Site using SAP system (training provided on Company specific aspects).
  • Work with Site personnel regarding work site preparation and space management.
  • Expedite data from Site and Office personnel required for shutdown scopes.
  • Creating bills of materials and Vendor service descriptions.
  • Prepare requisitions for items such as piping components, valves and vendor services plus associated delivery expediting etc.
  • Assist with development of repair plans to mitigate schedule risks from discoveries during shutdown period.
  • Coordination of deliverables such as job specific risk assessments, work permits, lifting plans, rigging equipment.
  • Input and update key deliverables including plan and attend planning meetings.
  • Carry out site visits for familiarisation and scope development.

 

Requirements:

  • HNC/HND in engineering subject.
  • Familiar with operational aspects of offshore hydrocarbon production units including isolation of plant and flushing of hydrocarbons.
  • Familiar with the content and use of technical specifications for equipment such as piping, valves, pressure vessels, vessel internal components and heat exchangers.
  • Familiar with flange management practices and procedures.
  • Previous field experience would be advantageous.
  • Computer literate with experience using SAP software.
  • Full suite of offshore survival and medical certification.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Drilling Superintendent
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4865
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator has an immediate requirement for a Drilling Superintendent.

Contract basis.

Responsibilities :

  • Work Scope Objective Lead – Coordinate and manage the safe, effective and efficient drilling, completions and wells subsea activity, meeting all internal and external procedural and regulatory standards.
  • Lead the onshore and offshore drilling, completions and wells subsea teams to ensure all activities are planned and executed with HSE at the forefront, while maintaining an incident free workplace – including effective HSE incident investigations.
  • Responsible for all well planning activity including well designs, drilling, completions and subsea programmes, operational procedures, AFEs, government submissions etc.
  • Liaise with internal and external customers and stakeholders including production, subsurface, partners, regulatory bodies and subsea teams to ensure that all well objectives are understood and met.
  • Drive efficient, timely and accurate wells cost reporting, logistics management and interfaces with key finance processes and procedures while meeting budget constraints.
  • Ensure that all major service contracts for the well are put in place, fit for purpose, and maintained / evaluated on a continuous basis. Coordinate all subcontractors to ensure a seamless operation, with excellent communication between all parties.
  • Provide an onshore single point of contact for all rig related matters during contracting, planning and operations.
  • Maintain a visible well site presence with regular offshore visits to the well site. Ensuring operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner while providing support to the offshore team.
  • Ensure effective and thorough end of well reporting including technical and commercial aspects and capturing all lessons learned for future wells.

Requirements: 

  • Engineering Degree / equivalent / significant experience in a similar position preferably with E&P Operator.
  • Experience in sand screens and gravel packing completions preferable.
  • Previous North Sea experience with all types of rigs and a variety of operations in particular CNS and jack up experience.
  • Valid IWCF Well Control Level 4 (Supervisor) certification.
  • Valid Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET).
  • Valid medial certification.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Senior Drilling Engineer x 2
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4863
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator has an immediate requirement for 2 x Senior Drilling Engineers – one each for two separate projects.

Contract basis.

Requirements :

Project 1 –

  • Project planning and operations supervision.
  • Document well designs, well design notification document, and detailed well programme with all associated documentation including Well Examiner approval and document close out of any queries.
  • Generate all permits and consents required, in line with regulatory notifications, to meet the planned spud date.
  • Interface with all project teams and liaise with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure that all well objectives are understood and met.
  • Co-ordinate all subcontractors to ensure planning interfaces are aligned and seamless operations follow, with excellent communication between all parties.
  • Ensure all activities are planned and executed with HSE at the forefront.
  • Continuous monitoring of all well performance including; HSE, operations, logistics and continuous improvement. QA of all daily reports and other progress updates as required. Performance monitoring in relation to well objectives, and tracking of financial and technical KPI’s including non-conformance reports and incident investigations.
  • Preparation of cost estimates for well design as required. Responsible for optimising well designs to meet budget constraints and monitoring spend throughout operations to ensure costs are maintained within budget.
  • Prepare end of well reports, ensuring all well data is collated and stored agreed format.

    Specific Requirements / Project 1 –

    Experience in sand screens and gravel packing completions preferable. 
    Previous North Sea experience with all types of rigs and a variety of operations in particular CNS and jack up experience. 

Project 2 –

  • Project planning and operations supervision.
  • Document well designs including well AFE, well design notification document, and detailed well programme with all associated documentation, including Well Examiner approval and documented close out of any queries.
  • Generation of all permits and consents required to meet the planned spud date. Updates in WONS system as appropriate to comply with Regulatory notifications; spud, side track, suspensions etc.
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    Interface with all project teams and liaise with internal customers and stakeholders to ensure that all well objectives are understood and met.

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    Co-ordinate all subcontractors to ensure planning interfaces are aligned and seamless operations follow, with excellent communication between all parties.

  • Ensure all activities are planned and executed with HSE at the forefront.
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    Continuous monitoring of all well performance including; HSE, operations, logistics and continuous improvement. QA of all daily reports and other progress updates as required.

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    Performance monitoring in relation to well objectives and tracking of financial and technical KPI’s including non-conformance reports and incident investigation.

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    Preparation of cost estimates for well design as required, using the standards as described in the Premier Well Engineering Management System. Responsible for optimising well designs to meet budget constraints and monitoring spend throughout operations to ensure costs are maintained within budget.

  • Prepare end of well reports and ensure all well data is collated and stored in agreed format. 

    Specific Requirements / Project 2 –

    Experience running ESP completions preferable.
    Previous North Sea (& West Of Shetland) experience with all types of rigs and a variety of operations

     

Requirements – both positions :

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in a similar position, preferably with an E&P Operator.
  • Valid IWCF Well Control Level 4 (Supervisor) Certification
  • Valid Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET).
  • Valid Medical Certification

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Offshore Materials Controllers x 2
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4854
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based Operator has an immediate requirement for 2 x Offshore Materials Controllers.

Contract basis: 6-8 Months duration.

Key responsibilities: 

  • To ensure all well operations equipment is identified and mobilized in accordance with the approved Programme requirements and to meet all program objectives and in compliance with Company systems and current statutory requirements.
  • Maintain effective communications between the asset logistics coordinators on and offshore, shore base in order to ensure efficient use of vessels, flights and company resources in support of well operations.
  • Manage, maintain and distribute the wells daily lookahead to reflect planned activity and logistical activity.
  • Monitor and communicate on weather reports and how these may impact on wells operations planning activities and deck management.
  • To co-ordinate logistics requirements of Company personnel and equipment, the contractor and service companies to ensure programmed objectives are met in a cost effective manner.
  • Contribute to lessons learned register for any input which may have a positive effect to ongoing or future safety or operational performance.
  • Ensuring that materials and rental equipment arrive at the rig in a timely manner and that rental equipment is discharged from the rig promptly when no longer required.
  • To track the daily use of chemicals and input to the chemical tracker system and or back up spread sheet.
    • To manage all chemical stocks and fluid volumes, orders and requests as well as disposals of chemicals and waste materials in line with company and regulatory requirements and in compliance with all chemical permits.

Key requirements:

  • Good experience of wells Materials Management in the UKCS with an all-round understanding of the demands of operations, reservoir & wells and project support.
  • Good experience in well operations Materials Management, Inventory Management and Warehousing Operations.
  • Maintain necessary offshore certification including BOSIET and medical.
  • Qualified to manifest dangerous goods materials by air, land and Sea.
  • Previous experience in marine logistics arena is essential.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry regulations, codes and standards for UKCS.
  • Significant North Sea field experience.
  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills – committed team player with a high degree of self-motivation.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Drilling Supervisor x 2
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4852
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based Operator has an immediate requirement for 2 x Drilling Supervisors.

Contract basis: 8-10 months duration.

Key responsibilities: 

  • To ensure all well operations are conducted in accordance with the approved Program and in compliance with company systems, current statutory requirements and good oilfield practice.
  • To co-ordinate and supervise the activities of company personnel, the contractor and service companies to ensure programmed objectives are met in a cost effective manner.
  • Where possible to anticipate problems and to ensure that he is aware of developing problems at an early stage in order to implement remedial action where appropriate.
  • To supervise the management of all well related events and to inform the Senior Well Intervention Engineer / WWPL at an early stage of development of a situation to ensure that appropriate expertise is employed in it’s resolution.
  • To manage the logistics of the operation in an efficient manner.
  • To ensure the contractor and service companies are fully briefed as to the forward program which will include at least one formal meeting per day.
  • To prepare written instructions to supplement the approved program.
  • To be familiar with the approved program and use this to ensure that critical operations are adequately supervised and that potential problems are identified and contingency plans in place.
  • To ensure contractual compliance at the wellsite by the Service Companies. Copies of the major contracts should be held at the wellsite to aid administration.
  • To track well costs on a daily basis using the Cost Tracking System offshore and report them on the Daily Drilling report.

Key requirements:

  • Relevant Degree or equivalent.
  • Current Drilling IWCF Well Control Certificate at Drilling Supervisor Level.
  • Maintain necessary offshore certification including BOSIET and medical.
  • Significant North Sea field experience with well engineering / workover experience / HWOU experience preferable.
  • Experience managing costs and budgets.
  • Specific experience of section milling and Fishing techniques preferable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be decisive by making well thought through timely decisions.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Senior Drilling Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4767
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Our client, an oil and gas operator is seeking an experienced Senior Drilling Engineer for a long term contract based in Aberdeen.

The job holder will be required to:

  • Develop the optimal engineering solutions for wells to allow cost effective, efficient and safe well operations, optimise well productivity and ensure the well is delivered fit for purpose
  • Provide well engineering back-up during the operational phase to ensure work is performed in a safe efficient and cost effective manner
  • Ensuring targets (financial and time) are met
  • Perform drilling engineering for wells e.g. preparation, SOW, operation programs in a timely manner, in liaison with the other project members
  • Prepare drilling programmes/end of well reports and co-ordinate other specialist inputs
  • Undertake technical studies and apply technical skills and innovative thinking to obtaining positive outcomes: propose changes and/or innovations with properly identified risks and expected benefits

Job Requirements:

  • The job holder will hold a BSc of MSC or equivalent in appropriate engineering discipline (Mechanical, Chemical, Offshore or Petroleum) with significant experience in well engineering
  • Organisational skills to prioritise and manage a heavy workload in a rapidly changing environment
  • Senior Engineer with 7-10 years of related operational and engineering experience
  • High level of engineering knowledge in HP/HT drilling
  • Managed Pressure Drilling Knowledge appreciated
  • Organisational skills to prioritise and manage a heavy workload in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Good computer skills, especially in Drilling Engineering software (T-Desk, Wellcat, BHA Management…)
  • BOSIET, medical, etc.
  • Valid IWCF certification

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further or receiving a full job description,  please add this opportunity to your job basket and attach a copy of your upto date CV for review along with your day rate expectations and availability.

Well Intervention Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4799
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Our client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator is currently seeking an experienced Well Intervention Engineer.

Contract basis.

Key Responsibility:

  • Prepare and execute a schedule of well management activities, including Interventions, Work overs, Completions, Integrity Verification repairs and SISQ treatments.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Relevant education and appropriate experience in an Engineering discipline.
  • IWCF for Well Services (or equivalent) certification.
  • Previous onshore experience of Well Operations.
  • Proven supervisory and interpersonal skills.
  • Current additional offshore certification BOSIET, etc.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability

Well Operations Engineer (P&A)
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4847
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator has requirement for a Well Operations Engineer (Plug & Abandonment).   Leading a team of Well Operations Supervisors to execute Well Management P&A activities. Provide day to day co-ordination of all Well Operations P&A activities including Interventions, Workovers, Integrity verification repairs associated with P&A activity.

Illness cover position – duration undefined at this stage.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Ensure that the company’s UK Safety Management System and Well Operations Policies & Procedures are complied with at all times and that appropriate preparation and resource has been made to permit the safe execution of all activities.
  • Promote and assist in safety initiatives and incident investigations and follow up actions.
  • Support and participate in quality and safety audits relating to well operations P&A activities.
  • Define activity work scopes from proposals on Project Summary Sheets, AFI’s or AFE’s and through communication with multi- discipline teams.
  • Develop P&A work programmes (and associated work instructions), ensuring that adequate peer review and risk assessment are held and documented.
  • Obtain programme approval for planned activities.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and execute Wells Management P&A activities to meet programme objectives within time, budget and performance targets for production protection, production add and to maintain well integrity.
  • Ensure that the required, personnel, equipment and services are available for the planned operations.
  • Ensure design, materials, equipment etc. are appropriate for intended activity.
  • Specify and arrange procurement and timely supply of resources; equipment, manpower and services, and ensure effective use of equipment and materials inventories.
  • Ensure the accurate and prompt reporting of Wells Management P&A activities and operational performance.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the company and contractor personnel and ensure reporting of same for improvement discussions.
  • Provide technical support for the well operations team, peer groups and contractors.
  • Support the development and implementation of improvement initiatives.
  • Ensure new technologies are appraised and utilised as appropriate to aid continued improvement of well operations.
  • Ensure that all operational activities and those of contractors are carried out fully in accordance with the requirements of Quality Standards, Procedures and work instructions.
  • Actively participate in improving the Quality Management System where appropriate.
  • Mentor Well Operations Supervisors and graduate trainees as appropriate. 

Key requirements:

  • Ideally City & Guilds/ONC, time served in discipline, equivalent in engineering preferred.
  • Well Control IWCF or equivalent.
  • Offshore Survival.
  • Engineering background – apprenticeship.
  • Significant offshore experience in relevant disciplines.
  • Previous onshore experience in Well Operations or via internal development position.
  • Proven supervisory and man management skills.
  • Good communication and liaison skills involving multi-discipline teams.
  • Team player with methodical and organised approach to tasks and problems.
  • Computer literate and capable of collating & interpreting technical information and preparing reports of well operational activities.
  • Ability to travel offshore.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Methods Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4840
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator has an immediate requirement for Methods Engineer.

Long term contract position.

Key responsibilities: 

  • In charge of Methods for all Well operations/activities including Drilling, Completion, Subsea, Workover and Light well intervention operations.
  • Update the various referential documents as/when required to comply with new or revised Company rules and/or to new operational conditions.
  • Monitor all DW operations to ensure compliance with the  Company rules and UK CMS procedures.
  • Monitor, follow, and participate to all methods related DW reporting.
  • Participate in the wide variety of Risk Assessments, Hazop and Hazid development and/or other high level risk assessment techniques when required supporting well operations activities/specific projects, procedure changes and Simops issues.
  • In charge of preparing and updating the Bridging (interface) documents. Preparation of same includes significant review of the HSE SMS and supporting documentation of the particular contractor, liaison with Environmental, Operational safety and safety engineering disciplines to clearly address all major issues and to ensure no areas of conflict/concern.
  • Preparation of SIMOPS safety reviews.
  • Assist in preparing and updating the Technical Blow out Contingency Plans (BOCPs) for all project teams.
  • Participation in Emergency exercises, to ensure applicable lessons are captured & DW procedures updated.
  • Implementation of adhoc DW action plans.
  • Preparation of new or special and update of existing general DW department “Methods” procedures i.e. MoC procedure, BOCP, Well Life Cycle.
  • Keep up to date with technological innovations from Group & Industry, so as to promote better efficiency in operations. Question established/existing practices, propose alternatives so as to assist in achieving improvements in well operations.

Key requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Drilling or Well Intervention Engineer / Superintendent with an operational background and practical knowledge of the following:
  • – Well construction techniques and equipment, offshore drilling Rigs, UK Well Operations and safety regulations, SIMOPS / COMOPS, well and environmental safety, emergency procedures/preparedness and well control including knowledge of advanced well control techniques.
  • Significant professional experience in Drilling and /or Well Intervention operations is preferred.
  • Familiar with the Regulatory Bodies i.e. regulations – DCR, Safety Case, Puwer, PFEER & Riddor
  • Familiar with UK OIL & GAS recommendations

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

(Senior) Drilling Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4837
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Our client, an Aberdeen based international E&P Operator has an immediate requirement for a highly experienced Drilling Engineer.

Long term contract basis.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake well engineering workscopes in support of Exploration, Development and Abandonment activities.
  • Provision of front-end engineering and feasibility studies.
  • Provide input on well abandonment workscopes into decommissioning studies to be carried out for UK assets.
  • Ensure all options are considered early in the project planning cycle to create opportunity, value and the potential for developing the optimum well design or abandonment design.
  • Ensure wells related risks and opportunities are identified and incorporated into the project risk registers and planning process.
  • Investigate new techniques and technologies.  Undertake studies and apply technical skills and innovative thinking to obtain positive outcomes.
  • Participating in providing engineering solutions.
  • Prepare budget and duration estimates required for projects.
  • Present engineering study work at relevant peer reviews and follow up on actions.
  • Investigation of performance improvement opportunities resulting from the lessons learned.

Key requirements: 

  • Experience in front-end conceptual well planning and engineering.
  • Knowledge of UKCS suspension and abandonment guidelines.
  • Organisational skills to prioritise and manage workload in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Successful candidate will be committed to developing skills and experience in technical discipline, in particular on well abandonments.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

SAP Maintenance Specialist
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator, has an immediate requirement for a SAP Consultant.

Contract basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply maintenance strategies to task list, item and plans to create maintenance process.
  • Creation of a new maintenance load files for SAP upload.
  • Implement SAP changes / updates.
  • Input to SAP master data to create system hierarchies.
  • Articulates and documents changes / modifications for record purposes.
  • Promote improvements to SAP PM processes.

Key Requirements:

  • Demonstrable skills, experience and expertise in Oil & Gas industry of SAP’s Plant Maintenance module.
  • Demonstrable experience of SAP R3 PM module (740 Final Release edition).
  • Knowledge of scheduling and planning required.
  • Strong communication, organisational and prioritisation skills essential.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

 

Senior Environmental Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4820
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator has an immediate requirement for a Senior Environmental Engineer.

Contract basis – initially through to October 1st 2019, however the role is likely to be moved into the core organisation thereafter, to provide support during the operational phase.

  • The individual will be expected to travel frequently to site as part of their duties to conduct environment briefings, training, inspections, audits and general communication activities.
  • The individual will have considerable liaison with the operational sites within the Project Asset and will work in conjunction with Technical services, other assets and the corporate HSE function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that a comprehensive support service is provided which takes into account specific operational constraints.
  • Safe operations of the Asset and relevant Shared Services  (Projects & Geoscience).
  • Prepare and submit to regulator all relevant environmental permits and returns for on and offshore operations including, but not limited to, MAT, SAT, OCR, OPPC, IPPC, OPEP, EUETS, COMAH, CAR Licences and PPC.
  • Maintain a high awareness of industry and professional best practice through effective networking, professional organisations and journals.
  • Provide environmental expertise and advice to Asset Field Operations, Performance & Growth, Geoscience, Wells Construction & Maintenance teams and promoting best practice within the Asset.
  • Provide support to site based HSE professionals and working with them on common objectives.
  • Input of Environmental objectives into the annual asset HSE improvement plan.
  • Input of Environmental audits into the annual asset audit plan through a risk based assessment looking at areas such as legal compliance and incident trends.
  • Implementation of the work programme for ISO14001 certification, including on and offshore surveillance/re-certification audits within the asset and provide specialist direction in certified Environment Management System matters.
  • Production of appropriate Level 3 and Level 4 procedures and related training materials for Environment. This may require spending a period of time on the operational site during roll-out and implementation.
  • Liaison with Regulatory bodies (BEIS, SEPA, etc.): permitting regime, regulatory inspections. Ensuring compliance with country specific environmental legislation and Company Rules in line with continuous improvement principles.
  • Provision of technical environmental expertise and challenge to Field Operations, Performance & Growth, Geosciences, Wells Construction & Maintenance within asset and provision of support to the company where required.
  • Use initiative to improve current working practice within the Asset.

Key Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, i.e. engineering or scientific subject preferably environmental engineering, marine biology or environmental related.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of environmental legislation.
  • Approved Environmental Management System Lead Auditor.
  • Trained in Oil Spill Response.
  • Trained to lead investigations of significant incidents.
  • Offshore Survival Certificate and OGUK medical.

*** Note:    Due to the immediate start date, this role should only be considered by those who are immediately available or with a short notice period. ***

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and / or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

Subsurface Manager
Aberdeen
UK
TBA
4814
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Our client, an international E&P operator is seeking a Subsurface Manager for their UK Business Unit. (UKBU)

Reporting to the UK Operated Assets and Technical Manager, with a functional link to the Group Subsurface Manager,  this position is a staff role, based in Aberdeen with occasional trips to London.

This role will be responsible for maintaining and developing the capabilities of the subsurface team in Aberdeen.  The role is further responsible for managing the technical quality and verification of all aspects of the UKBU subsurface work and to provide robust technical challenge to improve production performance and increase recovery from the producing assets. Additionally, the incumbent will provide subsurface resources as required to support petroleum resource reviews, UK exploration and appraisal efforts and business development assessments as required by UK and Corporate Management.

The incumbent will also be responsible for interacting and influencing functional and asset leaders within the BU as well as local and corporate management to ensure the appropriate subsurface functional support is being provided and a future resource plan has been developed and agreed with the leadership team.

Key Accountabilities include:

1. Ensuring that subsurface priorities and objectives are established and agreed by the UK-based asset managers and the Group Subsurface function.
2. To co-ordinate the production forecasting and reserves reporting for all UK assets.  To identify opportunities for gains in both areas and work across the BU to make changes happen.
3. Ensuring that the subsurface work has been quality controlled and verified prior to Corporate functional review.
4. Providing management, technical leadership and mentoring to the subsurface teams.
5. Ensuring consistency in goal setting and assessment of UKBU subsurface staff through the verification of individual performance contracts.
6. Developing a resource and succession plan for the subsurface function for all of the key subsurface resources.

 

Major Challenges:

  • Influencing the efficiency and impact of the subsurface function within the Asset-based organisation of the BU.
  • Assist exploration in the UK via near field exploration activities & provide appropriate technical support and verification/assurance for any ad hoc business development initiatives.

Candidate Qualifications and Profile:

  • Candidates must be educated to degree level in an engineering or earth science discipline, with a Masters degree in a relevant discipline preferable.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate a broad and extensive experience working in the upstream oil & gas industry, primarily focused on production and development projects along with a broad experience of all subsurface disciplines with strength in field development, reservoir modelling and production optimisation.
  • Candidates must possess a proven track record of success in leadership and have managerial experience.
  • Experience in near field exploration and decommissioning activities would be advantageous
  • An up to date working knowledge of relevant subsurface technical software is required coupled with a good understanding of drilling and production operations.

A full job specification is available for review.

If this position is of interest to you and you can meet the above requirements, please respond, attaching a copy of your current CV, anticipated availability and salary expectations.

 

Senior Production Technologist
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
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Our Client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator, has an immediate requirement for a Senior Production Technologist.

Contract basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Designing well completions that are mechanically and operationally fit for purpose for the production life of the well.
  • Conducting tubing stress analysis and lift curve modelling to optimise completion design and post completion production/injection performance.
  • Provide input to the preparation of cost estimates, risk assessments, programmes and programme amendments.
  • Contribute to all well engineering activities relating to the design, operational performance and decommissioning of wells.
  • Developing AFE quality cost estimates.
  • Contract champion for PT related technical services.
  • Contribute to risk assessments on all completion programmes.
  • Ensuring SORs and appropriate inspection standards for all safety critical completion equipment are available and in use.
  • Liaison with sub-surface and production teams to ensure life-of-field requirements are built into well design and operation.
  • Assist asset teams to optimise performance of wells, proposing cost effective solutions to deficiencies/failures.
  • Ensuring completion equipment is selected and ordered on time, to allow for flexibility in the execution work programme.
  • Managing completion equipment procurement, sub assembly make up, shipping, stock inventory control.
  • Providing technical support to onshore and offshore teams during completion operations.
  • Liaison with contract service providers to ensure they meet their obligations for completion activities.
  • Liaison with rig site personnel, key contractors and sub-contractors during completion planning and operations.
  • Providing support for well integrity issues involving the design of the completion, such as MAASP calculation.
  • Monitoring performance of completion operations in order to control costs and safely minimise downtime.
  • Investigating areas of NPT and following up all investigations.

Key Requirements:

  • Relevant Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Current IWCF (or equivalent) Well Control Certificate (Pressure Control).
  • Maintain necessary offshore certification including BOSIET and medical.
  • Previous North Sea PT experience.
  • Experience of managing financial budgets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Decisive / logical / methodical nature.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

QA Engineer
Aberdeen
UK
ASAP
4790
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Our client, an Aberdeen based E&P Operator is seeking a QA Engineer.

Contract basis – long term.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide QAQC technical support to drilling, well maintenance and intervention operations to minimise ‘Non Productive Time’, reduce risk and improve reliability.
  • Provide technical support, advice and guidance to QA & QC Engineers where required.
  • Evaluate QAQC technical content of equipment and service tenders, purchase orders and contracts.
  • Review, approval and update of Vendor Quality Plans to ensure current standards are followed and lessons learned are captured for continued improvement.
  • Lead equipment / service failure investigations to identify lessons learned and improvement opportunities.
  • Resolve Inspection related anomalies and non-conformities.
  • Undertake verification and auditing activities on Contractors equipment and services to assure Vendor & Equipment conformance to Company & Industry Standards and Specifications.
  • Lead and develop product qualification / testing programmes to support integrity and reliability objectives.
  • Plan, facilitate, report and follow up on Key Service Provider Service Quality Meetings (SQM’s).
  • Ensure products are supplied to the correct standard and specification and in line with Company and Regulatory requirements.
  • Optimise the performance and reliability of products and services.
  • Fully investigate failures and determine root cause, recommendations and opportunities for improvement to control / minimise risk.
  • To provide Quality input, advice and support at any and all stages of equipment or service supply.
  • To support the QA/QC Leader to improve and develop systems and processes to continually improve Quality.

This is a core position, where the provision of high-quality reliable and fit for purpose equipment and services is a critical factor in successfully delivering and maintaining wells for offshore operations in harsh environments (DW + HPHT).

 

Key Requirements:

  • HNC in an Oil & Gas sector related discipline.
  • IRCA registered Lead Auditor qualification.
  • Experience of working with QHSE Management Systems and Quality processes.
  • Knowledge and understanding of oil & gas equipment, manufacturing processes, industry regulations, specifications, codes and standards.
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge and understanding of drilling, completion, intervention and maintenance operations.
  • Experience with leading investigations, Root Cause Analysis techniques and report writing.
  • Experience in preparing and delivering technical documents and presentations.

Should you be interested in discussing this requirement further and/or would like a copy of the full job description, please add this opportunity to the job basket and attach a copy of your up to date CV for review, along with your day rate expectation and availability.

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