Zormelo & Associates
4d ago
source : Oil & Gas Job Search


Ghana salary not specified Permanent

  • General Responsibilities
  • Responsible for performing Completion Engineering studies to ensure optimum reservoir face completions designs
  • Managing external studies to deliver optimal completion performance
  • Responsible for completion / testing engineering support for Ghana Deepwater operations team
  • Ensures EHS requirements are integral to all aspects of completion, testing and well intervention activities.
  • Contribute to delivering operational EHS performance.
  • Review and provide feedback on operational programmes which account for and dictate best EHS practise.
  • Ensures that all completion activities comply with company standards and governmental regulations.
  • Provides completions input to team and well engineering delivery objectives as necessary.
  • Provide input into the specification of completion, well testing and well intervention related equipment and services in accordance with company procedures.
  • Ensures that all work within the area of responsibility is adequately documented and lessons learned are captured for the benefit of future Tullow operations worldwide.
  • Ensure well material and service providers comply with specified quality assurance requirements.
  • Liaise with sub-surface personnel to ensure reservoir requirements are delivered.
  • Build effective relationships and interact professionally with internal / external stakeholders and service companie
  • Specific Responsibilities
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Ensures continuous improvement and Lessons Learnt are captured in the Completions and Subsea Manual.
  • Completion performance / efficiency improvement identifies performance improvement initiatives
  • Operational Support
  • Provide technical expertise in completion operations including the design, execution, and post job analysis as needed.
  • Liaise with all relevant stake holders across the functions to provide timely support to the operations team in Ghana.
  • Remains in touch with daily operations to ensure full understanding of issues, operational problems, FIRs, cost, etc.
  • Provides operational input to completion, testing and well intervention activities as required to the operations team.
  • Plans for future wells and ensures required materials and services are available in country and allocated as required.
  • Conduct specialist projects, particularly in relation to completion optimisation and / or reduction in well cost.
  • Develops a Completion and Subsea Design Report that details all completion designs and methodologies.
  • Provide Outline Completion Requirements’ document for each well in a timely manner (one month before start of completion).
  • Risk Management
  • Assists the completions operations team in conducting well hazard assessments and assist with the provision of the major technical input into any operations hazard assessments and HAZOPs.
  • Participates in well and operations hazard assessments and HAZOPs.
  • Participates in compiling well risk register and well barrier review.
  • Financial
  • Assist with any C&P requests and evaluations during the completion and testing program.
  • Review or initiates cost estimates for completion, testing and well intervention activities as required.
  • Initiates requisitions / sole source justification as required
  • Qualifications
  • A University degree in an engineering discipline, preferably in mechanical or petroleum engineering.
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to establish good working relationships with team.
  • High proficiency with IT and industry software including
  • WellCat or other Tubing Movement Modelling
  • Prosper or other Nodal Analysis Software
  • Drill String Design with emphasis on Torque / Drag Modelling
  • MS Suite
  • Valid survival certificatioN
  • Experience
  • Minimum of 8 years experience as a completions engineer with operating companies.
  • Subsea completions experience within the last five years in water depths greater than 800 metres.
  • Knowledge and experience in design and running of SMART completions, well testing, and subsea tree / landing string systems.
  • Work experience in remote locations and knowledge of work environments in West Africa.
  • Job Reference ZA : 012 APPLY

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