Completion Engineer

Job title: Completion Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary: USD1 per month, Benefits: With Rotation and Monthly Salary
Reference: BH-82072-1
Contact Name: Julie Aguirre
Phone Number: +97126222523
Job Published: 4 days ago

Job Description

Minimum Requirement

10 + years spent in Completion projects with a varied experiences (including ERD,  offshore /onshore, completion deployment and workover)

• Degree in relevant Engineering discipline such as Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering.

• Minimum ten years’ experience and knowledge of completion and workover engineering functions

Demonstrate experience & proficiency  as a Completion Engineer in:

Developed Completion programs including:

• Daily engineering support for completion operations and create and present all internally requested reporting

• Participates as completion representative planning and executing completion well designs for an oil, gas or water injection well

• Prepare completion programs including equipment specification and selection, stress analysis, program amendments, and dispensations to policy are prepared on schedule and are adequately risk assessed.

• Liaise with sub-surface, production team, well operations teams to ensure completion design is fit for purpose.

• Participates as requested in HAZOPS, SIMOPS and Risk Assessments.


Skills Required 

• Performs front end planning and design of complex wells as well as slot allocation before initiation of the WDP process

• Drill Team Member in Centralized Well Planning Efforts

• Ability to prepare and maintain Completion Basis of Design Document

• Aids in the review of completion ERD standards / guidelines.

• Ability to execute and mentor less experienced engineers in all aspects of Tubing Design including movement calculations 

• Advanced understanding of Completion Fluids Technology 

• Fully understanding of Cementing Technology

• Advanced understanding of Well Control Equipment and Procedures

• Advanced understanding of Blowout Prevention Equipment and Testing 

• Advanced understanding of upper and lower Completion and Workover Equipment Technology

• Advanced understanding of Intelligent Completions, near reservoir technologies, 

• Implement lessons learned as identified in engineering & operational lessons learned

• Completions and Workover Problem Solving (Lost Returns, Stuck Pipe, Hole Instability)

• Work autonomously in all aspects of well operations and well integrity

• Advanced Technical Writing & equipment evaluation 

• Understanding of Directional Drilling

• Fundamental Reservoir Engineering 



Independent of Operations

• Ability to interpret tubing stress analysis, torque and drag modeling

• Computing skills including MS Office  

• IWCF or Equivilent Well Control certification 

• Familiar with Industry Completion and testing standards 

• Industry Survival Training 

• Assure adequate third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control

• Conducts assessments of new completion technology and practices as required.

• Pore Pressure and Fracture Gradient Technology


Performance Engineering

• Identify inefficent operations and procedures and develop mitigatison for same

• Understand and develop measures to mitigated invisible lost time 

• Lead team to manage and implement any performance engineering initiatives identified



Cost/AFE generation/surveillance


Developed Completion Standards

Participated in a Rig Equipment Inspection

Good understanding of Drilling techniques and technology 

Open hole and Cased Hole Logging including coil tubing deployment

Ability to lead Risk Assessment Teams

Fundamental Geology

Fundamental Reservoir Engineering 

Advanced Technical Writing

Participated in QAQC inspections/audits

Carbonate drilling experience is required

Experince with Landmark Applications (Wellplan, Wellcost, StressCheck, Openwells & compass)

Experince with Landmark Decision Space is prefrred

Managed unstable shales & Heavy losses (shallow & deep) in previous experiences

Contributed to a few SPE papers and deployement of new technologies

Worked as a Senior Completion Engineer


Experience with Major IOC is preferable

WellControl certified

Experience in GCC preferable 

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