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Workover and Well Abandonment Specialist

  • Job reference: 925631
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 23/05/2019

925631 - Workover and Well Abandonment Specialist

Job Description

  • The primary responsibilities of the Workover and Well Abandonment Specialist are:
  • Position reports to Wells Manager once the decision is agreed with completion and workover team
  • Workover and Well Abandonment Specialist is overall accountable for planning and support of assigned plug & abandonment activity and workover operations;
  • Accountable for set up well integrity and abandonment guidelines
  • Collaborate and lead engineering staff during program development
  • Participate at wellwork planning and provide technical inputs
  • Actively participate in tool and device selection for Workover operations
  • Actively participate at job planning stage
  • Defend stage gates of workover or abandonment planning
  • Develops procedures and work schedules for Wells team for safe abandonment and workoever operations
  • Preparation of all required P&A engineering documentation
  • Performs calculations on cement volumes needed for P&A activities based on well information
  • Ensuring API/NORSOK standards to be followed during all the P&A and workover activities
  • Securing the necessary equipment and services to conduct well abandonment and workover operations
  • Preparing cost estimates by selecting the necessary equipment, personnel and services to conduct offshore P&A operations and workover
  • Prepare all technical documents including work instruction, program and end of well reports.
  • Drilling and completion fluid selection
  • Planning and advising perforation, workover and completion operations
  • Should deliver workover plan within 1 month and abandonment within the next month. Extension to this timeline can be accepted once justification has been made based on reasonable grounds.

Personal Specification

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering (Petroleum Engineering or similar)
  • 10+ years' work experience in offshore abandonment, workover and completion activities across multiple well locations / significant workover and abandonment experience in conventional and unconventional wells (HP/HT gas wells) is mandatory
  • Service company experience would be a plus
  • Strong background in Workover, Well Interventions.
  • Significant experience in workover and completion in harsh/remote locations is a plus
  • Significant Intervention experience (wireline, slickline and coiled tubing etc)
  • Need to be very familiar with Norsok/API standards.
  • Working knowledge of all workover and completion software programs
  • Prepare all technical documents including work instruction, program and end of well reports.
  • Active and visible commitment to HSE
  • IWCF Well Control, IADC well workover and other recognized workover certified or equivalent
  • Experience working with/for Major Operator Oil Companies
  • Advanced knowledge and abilities in Excel and other MS Office applications
  • Experience in Planning and Project Management
  • Yes. Travel will be required to the field locations offshore, to monitor and participate in workover and abandonment operations, performing third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control.

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