Specialist, Completion Engineering
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE
منذ 4 يوم
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Projects & EngineeringSpecialist, Completion EngineeringJob PurposeSupervise, monitor and provide expertise for the Group Companies, SPC companies and all the new JV companies’ drilling and well testing activities and operations to ensure that all activities and operations are done in conformity with ADNOC policy by reviewing, analyzing and endorsing the wells applications, budget and programs for all different types of wells.

Coordinate well drilling plan agreements and execution of exploration wells and major drilling projects, supervises and monitors the performance of drilling to ensure the implementation of ADNOC corporate and ADNOC HSE policy and by conducting audit campaigns on the drilling operations.

Job Specific Accountabilities (Part 1)

Initiate, develop and follow up systems and procedures to monitor Group Companies, new JVs and SPC companies drilling and workover operations ensuring that the activities are performed according to ADNOC objectives and interests.

Develop, discuss and endorse with the concerned new JVs, Group Companies and SPC companies the establishment of performance indicators (KPI) and short and long term targets for drilling and workover operations.

Follow up drilling and workover activities in addition to relevant petroleum engineering studies as necessary to be carried out by consultants or OPCOs, new JVs, and SPC companies, correlates results and interprets findings in terms of action and decision as required and reports to the management.

Monitor ADNOC Drilling COP compliance and is responsible for giving input for updating ADNOC Drilling Code Of Practices, Standards and Guidelines.

Ensure collection, distribution and provides input / feedback on lessons learned from Group Companies, new JVs, and SPC companies related to drilling operations.

Provide advice on the short, medium and the long terms business plans and rig optimization to ensure its conformity with drilling requirements.

Keep abreast of new drilling and workover technologies and best practices through attending and actively participating in the international conferences and / or benchmarking for evaluation.

Ensures the transfer of such technology and practices to new JVs, Group Companies and SPC Companies.

Provide technical advice regarding the drilling services contracts, and maintains up-to-date knowledge of developing policies and practices to ensure conformity with ADNOC interests and regulations.

Advise on the development and implementation of drilling planning strategies for the new major drilling projects and rig acquisition.

Also, recommend contracting strategies and recommendations for drilling services and provides technical advice for commercial contracts that are relevant to drilling operations.

Define and finalizes within Upstream Units the field development options considering developed technology and future technology trends for drilling rigs.

Coordinate with Upstream Units in the ranking and implementing plan for ADNOC hydrocarbon fields, reservoirs and un-development structures.

Participate in tasks force teams with new JVs, Group Companies and SPCs companies on activities.

Supervise and monitor ADNOC ASR wells, projects and explorations operations. Holds the accountability / authority to stop any operations which are not as per the agreed program or deemed unsafe or not in compliance with ADNOC’s Drilling Code of Practice.

Supervise the planning of ADNOC Sole Risk (ASR) wells and provides guidelines for the casing design, well program, services contract and budget.

Supervise cost control and provides input for the preparation of annual budget for ADNOC Sole Risk operations.

Job Specific Accountabilities (Part 2)

Provide input to and participates in Group Companies, new JVs, and SPC companies Technical Committee Meetings and Drilling Well Integrity Sub Committee Meetings and advises on drilling related issues.

Coordinate ADNOC’s inputs to workshops, meetings, taskforces, etc., to address the ongoing rig drilling and HSE issues, evaluates the outcomes to be implemented to solve the issues.

Act in the capacity of ADNOC’s representative in system and workplace audits on selected drilling operations. Ensures closure of any non-conformity issues from audits.

Review all action plans and investigation reports for any lost time incidents and ensures full adherence to and implementation of ADNOC corporate and safety regulations.

Job Specific Accountabilities (Part 3)Generic AccountabilitiesSupervision

Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.

Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.


Provide input for preparation of the Unit / Department / Section budgets, assist in the implementation of the approved Budget, and work plans to deliver Section objectives.

Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control.

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures

Implement approved Unit / Department / Section policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the work programs in line with Company and International standards.

Performance Management

Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Unit / Department / Section in line with the Company Performance framework.

Innovation and Continuous Improvement

Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.

Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with best industry standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.

Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability

Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures, controls, applicable legislation, and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.


Provide inputs to prepare MIS and progress reports for Company Management.

Generic Accountabilities (continue)Internal Communications & Working Relationships

Daily contacts with members in Drilling Department & Production Unit management.

Daily contacts with other Upstream Divisions in respect to drilling operations.

Frequent contacts with new JVs, OPCOs and SPC’s drilling staff up to the level of vice-presidents, to discuss the drilling operations.

External Communications & Working Relationships

Frequent contacts with drilling service providers and rig equipment manufacturers.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

Minimum Experience, Knowledge & Skills

9 years related experience in Drilling / Workover Operation and Petroleum Engineering.

Related experience in Drilling and Workover data management and studies is preferred.

Thorough knowledge in rig and drilling equipment and the processes leading up to approval of drilling activities.

Extensive experience in process, drilling and mechanical systems and equipment used in oil fields.

Excellent communication skills.

Professional CertificationsAs applicableWork Condition, Physical effort & Work EnvironmentPhysical EffortMinimalWork EnvironmentA / C environment, could be exposed to the prevailing weather conditions like heat, humidity & dust during occasional site visits.

Additional DetailsJob Family / Sub Family : Operations / Drilling OperationsGroup Company : ADNOC Onshore

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