Lead Petroleum Engineer
African Bagg
GHANA
6d ago

Purpose :

To lead, manage and supervise petroleum engineering activities with respect to drilling, reservoir facilities and production, to ensure efficient use of resources to meet project timelines.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare service manuals, inspection procedures and work routines, including those related to flow and recording of data on project design, with due regard to the consistency of the instruction issued to obtain the highest degree of efficiency.
  • Follow-up the progress of new technologies and methods in onshore and offshore drilling for improvement of the drilling operations and the preparation of specific service and routine manuals.
  • Participate in the negotiation of petroleum agreements of drilling or service contracts supplying information drafts, establishing routines and following up their progress up to final approval by the Board of Directors and their execution.
  • Establish safety rules for drilling operations and related services, and ensure their compliance.
  • As part of the business development team, help screen the numerous acquisition opportunities, direct negotiations with the Corporation’s partners and through pro-active business development efforts.
  • Provide reservoir / petroleum engineering input for investment papers sent to the Board of Directors in respect of potential acquisitions
  • Identify suitable candidates for projects consistent with our client’s strategies, including, but not limited to unmanned platform technology and area developments.
  • Provide ad hoc reservoir / petroleum engineering support to the exploration group.
  • Develop and oversee mechanical integrity programs, modifications and maintenance on all existing facilities.
  • Manage the internal facilities team and monitor activities of external contractors.
  • Communicate project progress, problems, needs and success to fellow teammates and management.
  • Trouble shoot, analyze and solve problems as they arise.
  • Provide the associated cost estimates for the facility portions of all projects.
  • Recommend, and either carry out, or supervise work plans covering the reservoir / petroleum engineering aspects of acquisition evaluation projects, manage 3rd part consultant teams as necessary.
  • Provide reservoir / petroleum engineering input for investment papers sent to executive committee and / or the board in respect of potential acquisitions.
  • Provide ad hoc reservoir / petroleum engineering support to the exploration group.
  • Ability to organize and lead a small technical evaluation team
  • Interface with working interest partners, service providers and regulatory agencies.
  • Education &

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