SPECIALIST WELL INTEGRITY (DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION)
Brief Posting Description
Provide technical advice on well integrity management for design and construction phases of the well lifecycle; partner with assets to understand requirements, design, development and implement technical standards and guidelines, for assigned specialism in accordance with the Company’s overall asset integrity management strategies while leading the efforts to challenge and improve existing well design and well integrity practices, with a view to enhancing well productivity, reducing well cost and improving well life inorder to achieve optimum risk mitigation, operational excellence and enhance asset performance.
Establish technical standards for well integrity management for design and construction phases of the well lifecycle (from the basis of design, construction & workover to abandonment) and partner with assets to assure compliance to defined guidelines while providing internal consultancy to achieve world class standards and optimum risk mitigation.
Define measures and develop frameworks to ensure all well programs (design, construction, work over,intervention, and abandonment) are reviewed to provide any non-
subjective and competent opinion on well integrity and operating policy conformance in well design and construction.
Assess and approve deviation from specified well integrity standards for design and construction phases to assure compliance to asset integrity management framework
Responsible for ensuring that the well integrity technical standards of the organization are established, verified and maintained.
Provide confidence that the well is designed, drilled, completed, suspended and abandoned in accordance with appropriate standards and practices, to reduce the potential for uncontrolled hydrocarbon releases.
Provide independent technical review and recommendations on well integrity issues during design andconstruction phase.
Evaluate new strategic well integrity management technologies, facilitate conducting of trials and provide support during the approval process assessing results to achieve the desired objectives in alignment with the technical centre mandate and asset strategies.
Assure all components of the well are designed to with stand all planned and / or expected loads and stresses throughout the life of the well, including those induced during well activities and potential well control situations.
Provide technical verification for well handover process as they pertain to well barriers and conformance to Basis of Design objectives.
Ensure all integrity requirements for design and construction phases are captured and considered into the well integrity management systems upgrades and updates, configured into the Company master systems databases and maximizing the value added to the Company business by fully deploying the system functionality.
Bachelor Degree in Petroleum, Mechanical Engineering Discipline.
6 years of experience. Understanding of well construction, completion design & installation.