Well Intergrity Engineer

Well Intergrity Engineer

Al Melehy Trading
Abu Dhabi
5 - 8 Years
Not Specified

Job Description

• Implements the ‘Well Integrity Management System’ during the lifecycle of the wells.
• Develops monitoring and testing plans related to all wells and ensures relevant and quality up-to-date data are gathered.
• Defines the integrity status for all wells during operational phase and develop prioritized remedial plans.
• Provides technical support to the assets and the drilling department regarding well integrity issues.
• Follows up the execution of remedial actions to ensure the integrity compliance of all wells.
• Highlights casing and completion design gaps to improve well integrity status.
• Manage and direct activities to introduce new technologies to improve well integrity performance in US Field.
• Prepare scope of work for tenders and evaluate technical bids to procure materials and equipment and to contract technical services to support well integrity operations.
• Support the team leader on planning the annual budget for well integrity team and manage its execution as per company’s guidelines.
• Organize and supervise the activities and work of subordinates to ensure that all work within the Well Integrity team is carried out in an efficient manner which is consistent with ADNOC Offshore operating procedures and policies as well as the shareholders’ guidelines.

Job Specific Accountabilities
Accountability 1

• Risks ranking all ADMA-OPCO wells create short and long term action plan. Investigate well integrity problems, provide technical advice and follow up implementing action plan.
• Develop and manage the implementation of necessary action plans to achieve the company’s Business and Operational Strategies for Well Integrity Management.
• Develops and follow up implementing annuli survey plan, quality check the gathered data and recommend action plan. Develop and follow up implementing DHSV test/change plan as per ADNOC OFFSHORE Standards.
• Conducts peer review meeting for high risk wells, advice risk mitigation action plan and follow up implementation and report on quarterly basis for well risk register. Search market and provide solutions for well integrity problems.
• Manage the development and continuous maintenance of the company’s Well Integrity Policy, Standards, Guidelines and Procedures for field operations.
• Ensure compliance with ADNOC OFFSHORE’s ‘Well Integrity Policy’ by defining team’s business goals, objectives and key performance indicators (KPIs).
• Develop, lead, and follow up the implementation of the WI plans and all associated monitoring, data acquisition, reviewing, and risk assessing and ranking activities while formulating the necessary remedial/ risk mitigation/ restoration plans of same in order to ensure that the uptime and well availability are maximized.
• Lead efforts to map all well integrity processes in ADNOC OFFSHORE (annuli pressure monitoring and management, DHSV testing, valves testing, cavity testing and inspection, etc) and ensures that they are documented, approved and implemented by the concerned stakeholders.
• Lead and direct Well Integrity Team members to ensure well integrity is maintained during construction, operations, maintenance and abandonment phases of the well according to well integrity standards.
Accountability 2

• Lead the development of priority repair and maintenance plans/ schedules for key defective components to restore the integrity of affected wells, and provide technical advice and support in the trouble-shooting of WI problems during remedial works (with both rig-less and with rig).
• Ensures that all reporting is completed and communicated in a timely manner by the team members to the concerned teams/divisions and management.
• Manage the well integrity database system quality and update and advise for any improvement required from the well integrity central team to ensure timely and effective update and storage of all static and dynamic WI data.
• Ensures that WIMS database is continuously updated with validated and quality checked well integrity data to support effective decision making.
• Initiate and conduct technical studies to identify and evaluate new technologies and technical solutions that could help restore the integrity of defective components for operating wells based on cost benefit analyses.
• Manage the introduction of new technologies and innovative solutions by conducting technical trials before contracting the service on commercial basis
• Prepare necessary scope of work for tenders and evaluate technical bids to procure materials and equipment and to contract technical services to support well integrity operations.
• Manage and direct well integrity projects and contracts related to well integrity operations. These duties include project justification, budget estimation, service provider’s market survey and technical qualification, Request for quotations, establishing and managing contracts and will be completed with the help of technical support section.
• Prepare staffing requirements and succession plans for Well Integrity Team. Tasks include preparation of job descriptions and suitable candidate profile.
• Direct the preparation and implementation of personnel development and training programs for members of the Well Integrity Team.
• Prepare the annual budget for well integrity activities and manage its execution as per Finance Division’s guidelines.
• Ensures that the management of change (MOC) process in well integrity management system is developed and maintained to track record of the changes in monitoring frequencies, risk management of wells, testing values for wells equipment, well service change, etc.
• Act as the sole authority to review and verify the Well Integrity Certificate # 1 and issue the Well Integrity Certificate # 2 as well as act as a Focal Point to define securing and work-over requirements for high risk wells.
• Participates in technical audits of the base facilities of the key equipment vendors of downhole safety valves, Wellhead and Xmas trees and completion accessories where ADNOC OFFSHORE well equipment are maintained and repaired.
• Ensures that employees and contractors are fully adhering to company’s HSEQA management system and ‘Well Integrity Standards during related integrity work.
• Ensures that the risk mitigation or monitoring action plans are followed up in a timely manner and that the status is updated in the database management system. Ensures risk management processes are properly used in well reviews and risk ranking. Take an active role in conducting well peer reviews.
• Ensures that all relevant Well Integrity reporting/presentations are completed and communicated in a timely manner to the concerned divisions and management/Shareholders.
• Update the Senior Management with the relevant well integrity information at all times.
• Represent ADNOC OFFSHORE in professional meetings, technical seminars and industry workshops related to Well Integrity Management to publicize the company leading position in the industry.
• Reviews non-routine well operations, ensure proper procedures and dispensations are adequately reviewed, valid and in place to avoid WI related potential hazards. Frequent visits to offshore sites to discuss and update about the risk status of the wells with the field management.
• Taking the lead for the cement bond log interpretations and data analysis for operational decision making covering different log contractors.
• Implement, maintain and improve the petrophysics regulations on data management, quality, depth, follow-up, interpretation and technical updates under Universal Petrophysics Integrated Control set of standards.
• Guide subordinates in the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes, and practices while taking into account international leading practices and technologies in the Oil & Gas spectrum, improvement of business processes, cost reduction, and productivity improvement.
• Manage the recruitment, training and development plans for Well Integrity Team.
• Coaches/ mentors the young engineers (UAE Nationals) and performs evaluation of their professional career development to achieve a high standard of professionalism and the capability to work independently.
• Guides, directs and supervises subordinates to ensure they work to their best potential and contribute effectively as a Team.
Generic Accountabilities


• 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 Department / Section budgets and 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 Department / Section policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the Section’s work programs in line with Company and International standards.
• Comply with all applicable legislation and legal regulations.
Performance Management

• Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the 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 and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.
• Participate in Emergency Response duties as a team member.
• Provide inputs to prepare MIS and progress reports for Company Management.

• Daily contacts with Well Integrity Team Leader (US) & Manager Petroleum Engineering (US) to follow-up on progress of operations and coordinate well integrity activities with other Petroleum Engineering activities.
• Regular contacts with other division at equivalent level to discuss matters of joint interest.
• Regular contacts with key service providers to provide feedback on their performance and to discuss planned operations and activities.
• Represent the company in professional meetings, industry forum, and technical workshops regarding well integrity management.
• Takes initiative when studying and providing appropriate recommendations.
• Works according to Company’s established policy, standards and procedures within approved work program.

• Bachelor Degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline.
• 5-8 years experience in managing well integrity management systems.
• Strong knowledge about upstream operations especially Petroleum Engineering (well integrity management and Drilling operation )
• Very good knowledge of English and business communication skills like technical report writing and presenting the reports with appropriate contents for management and shareholders.
• Dynamic personality with positive attitude and ability to lead working diverse teams and groups.
• Good knowledge of computer operation.

Job Details




Al Melehy is one of the leading oilfield services company in the UAE. The company has been operating in Abu Dhabi since 1982 in activities related to services, Onshore and Offshore Gas & Oil fields activities covering supply, maintenance, overhauling, onsite back up service and manpower supply for all Petrochemicals Technical Staff.

Al Melehys system of supplying manpower is based on a classified computer data program being updated every 45 days for availability, and including a considerable number of specialized candidates from over 10 nationalities.

Al Melehys advanced concept of organization enables the company to quote and supply manpower
matching specific requirements and at very competitive rates.

Al Melehy also represents leading suppliers of industrial valves, air filters, electrical equipment, medical equipment and supplies, and refurbishment of Gas Turbine. Al Melehy Trading is partner with Henkel Industry of Germany and we are the owners of Henkel Polybit factory of Umm Al Qaiwain in the UAE. We are the sole agents in the UAE for Messers. Elbar-Sulzer, The Netherlands for turbine refurbishments and Messers. Donaldson, Belgium for Air Filters.

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