Company: Schlumberger
Skills: Drilling Engineering, Well Control
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Neuquen, Neuquen, Argentina
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The Senior Well Engineer position has overall responsibility for well engineering on a project and requires both detailed and broad well engineering and operations knowledge including the ability to design wells for a wide range of well types and different rig operations. The Senior Well Engineer is typically expected to supervise and mentor more junior Well Engineers on a project and requires management skills in addition to technical competency. Must follow all the guidelines, standard work instructions and policies established by the company operational and HSE.

Successful Position holders will need to provide a proven track record up to and including the position of a Senior Well Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Reviews and approves the Well Proposal and Basis of Design and follows the execution of programs technically
  • Reviews and approves Well Programs and End-of-Well reports
  • Reviews and approves well operations procedures e.g. Casing running and cementing
  • Participates in selection and evaluation of service companies, suppliers and equipment
  • Ensures proper communication with relevant parties (client, segments, third parties, etc)
  • Participates in cost control of programs Vs AFE by analysing solutions.
  • Assures Technical Integrity of Well Operations programs.
  • Reviews and approves project well control briefing y other documents required by the company process.
  • Reviews new technology for possible application to project
  • Uses InTouch for best practices, lessons learned and technical alerts
  • Ensures best practices and lessons learned are transferred between all rigs on a project
  • Approves invoices for service companies
  • Deputize for Project Manager as required
  • In addition to the above, the successful candidate needs to demonstrate leadership in QHSE, Planning and Performance & Cost Monitoring.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • The Senior Well Engineer should have experiences relevant to the nature of the project and typically at least 10 years Oilfield Drilling seniority in appropriate positions.
  • He must have a valid Well Control certificate.
  • The successful candidate should be educated to a minimum of a Degree level in a relevant subject associated with the position.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or other characteristics protected by law.

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