Senior Well Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408777

Senior Well Engineer

  • Qatar
  • Closes July 9
  • 60 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 60
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor


  • Plan and prepare for rigless well work operations in production and injection wells operated by meeting the Company's target in an engineered and in the most cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest level of safety, environmental and security compliance.
  • Applies business judgement utilizing well engineering elements to plan and prepare for a safe and efficient rigless well work operation.
  • Occasionally require to travel offshore/onshore well sites to capture improvement opportunities in rigless well work operation.
  • Supports for well emergencies. If required, on 24 hour call-out standby rotation to respond and to mobilize equipment and personnel to Field Operations.

About this role

  • Develop the Annual Wellwork Plan interacting with Stakeholders and services companies. Continuously monitor the progress of wellwork and change/modify the wellwork plan, if needed, with the concurrence of Stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with Onshore and Offshore Operations, Maintenance Project teams, Drilling & Completions, Petroleum Engineering, SEQ, Warehouse and other disciplines to maximize well utilization, minimize well downtime, efficient planning for execution of wellwork activities.
  • Prepare for all rigless wellwork operations in wells to ensure all resources are available to implement the Annual Wellwork Plan in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Conduct pre-job meeting with stakeholders, contractors and service companies to ensure resource availability to implement rigless well work operations as per Annual Well work Plan. Identify the feedback from post-job review meetings and implement the findings in future wellwork and processes.
  • Coordinate with Supply Department for initiating wellwork contracts to ensure all wellwork services contracts are timely available to implement rigless Annual Wellwork plan.
  • Establish post-award contracts processes including Instruction to Proceed, Contractor Performance Evaluation, and release of Performance Guarantee.
  • Examine contractor invoices, monitor expenditure of service contracts to ensure cost control of contracts.
  • Prepare/develop an effective Integrated Standard WellWork Intervention Manual (SWIM) to ensure all rigless well work systems and processes are technically sound and in accordance with and International standards.
  • Identify new technologies, tools and latest industry developments.
  • Recommend continuous improvement initiatives through application of state-of-the-art technology and practices to improve wellwork efficiency.
  • Conduct any well engineering studies assigned by Head of Well Engineering and recommend the most appropriate course of action.
  • Provide support to new Projects during project planning phase and initial start-up to ensure compatibility with design requirement
  • Prepare annual budget & budget forecast for the division incorporating costs of planned rigless wellwork.
  • Check rigless well work expenses against planned wellwork budget to ensure expenditure is in line with the annual wellwork plan.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Petroleum, Natural Gas, Mechanical).
  • 8 years' experience in wellwork operations in the oil and gas industry, including at least 5 years' experience in rigless wellwork operations, either offshore or onshore wells.
  • Wellwork experience in high pressure, high temperature, and toxic gas wells in offshore environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the following well engineering disciplines: Wellhead, Tree & Surface Equipment, Subsurface Equipment, Cased hole and Production Logging, Well and tubular design, Rigless wellwork equipment including Pressure Control Equipment, Well Barrier requirement.
  • Knowledge of software applications related to subsurface data acquisitions (Well View, Emraude, Saphir)
  • Familiar with Well Integrity Management: Sustained Casing Pressure
  • Management, Wellhead/X-mas Tree and Down Hole Safety Valve
  • Testing & Maintenance.
  • IWCF Level-4 certified.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Well-developed interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, interpretative and constructive thinking skills.
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


  • Salary:
    • Monthly Rate in QAR Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 9 Hours / 5 Days
  • Duration:
    • 3 years, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar (Perm-Direct Hire)

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