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Senior Completion and Wells Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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mselect is looking to hire a Senior Completion and Wells Engineer for an international energy client in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years' experience in Completion activities (Engineering & Operations), with at least 5 years of hands-on operational experience preferred. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Contribute to the preparation of drilling project & perform required detailed completion engineering. Prepare completion programs and follow-up operations in collaboration with D&C and fluids superintendent. Actively support Lead Completion Engineer during Drilling campaign preparation and execution.


HSE & Regulatory:
  • Adopt and demonstrate exemplarity towards HSE rules with associated enforcement and control within his area of responsibility
  • Prevent major incidents (blow out, loss of asset, wells integrity issues) through detailed and reliable engineering studies
  • Lead or participate to HAZID / HAZOP when necessary and ensure recommendations are implemented where required
Drilling campaign preparation & readiness:
  • Participate to the Wells Statement of Requirements (Well SOR) meetings and ensure all hazards, specific data and technical requirements related to Completion & Intervention are clearly identified and properly captured
  • Perform or contribute to studies required for the preparation of the project. Coordinate as required with drilling team. Update basis of design document as required
  • Prepare detailed completion/workover programs, based on the approved Well SOR, and in compliance with company referential and best practices.
  • Initiate & participate to CWOP and related risk assessment for completion/workover operations
  • Prepare Standard Operating Procedure for drilling Phase 1
  • In coordination with QAQC team and Well Superintendent, ensure completion (sub-assemblies) and well intervention (intervention and workover tools) equipment are prepared in compliance with company referential and industry best practices
  • Prepare and issue End of Well / Intervention Reports.
  • In charge of daily operations follow-up & performance reporting (KPI, Completion Database…)
  • Perform QA/QC check on Wellview to ensure tallies/completion schematics are properly entered
  • Play a key role in the Drilling Improvement Process for completion, capturing lessons learned and improvement initiatives for future operations
  • Initiate / be actively involved in preparing and carrying out risk assessments on operational options, well remediation and well integrity situations
Contract, procurement & stock:
  • Follow-up of assigned contracts
  • Coordinate and assist for Service Quality Meetings with vendors
  • Ensure accurate and efficient follow-up of Completion hardware consumables and stock throughout the supply chain process
  • Prepare CFT document for completion/workover operations
  • Perform CFT technical assessment and make recommendation to the C&P team

  • Assist Lead Completion Engineer in the management of the completion department
  • Identify & recommend through CFT process best HSE/Technical/Commercial offers for required Services and Equipment
  • Prevent major incident (blow out, loss of asset, wells integrity issues) through detailed and reliable engineering studies
  • Deliver all required Completion & Wells engineering studies. Support on-site operations on demand and when required

  • Petroleum Industry MSc (or equivalent professional experience) with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Completion activities (Engineering and Operations) with minimum 5 years of operational exposures in affiliates. Well intervention experience appreciated
  • Valid IWCF certification. Familiar with Wellcat
  • Very good interpersonal skills and ability to work within an international team of engineers. Fluent in English, fluency in Arabic appreciated


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.