• Ongoing Recruitment Offers at Hobark International Limited

  • Posted on: 3 November, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • The Hobark group provides manpower, offers drilling, consultancy services and provides logistic support. We also offer catering services, procurement of manufacturing equipment, and construction equipment for the Oil & Gas industries.

    Hobark International, Inc Is Recruiting for the following positions:

    Process Engineer

     

    Job Objective/ Purpose of Job:
    •To carry out all process engineering activities, from conceptual design through to commissioning, required to execute a wide variety of multi-discipline oil and gas projects involving modifications to existing flowstations and processing facilities and new build wellhead facilities and pipelines.
    •The objective is to carry out all projects safely, on time and within budget.

    Location: Lagos

    Job Duties/ Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:
    •To provide a focal point for the resolution of process engineering questions from conceptual engineering through detailed design to construction and commissioning.
    •Act as Company representative for the preparation or review of Design Bases, P&IDs, PFDs, etc. Provide process engineering input to other discipline specialists to assure that design outputs are consistent.
    •To act as the Company representative (as required) to ensure that design work by contractors meets Company standards and relevant industry codes, in particular, API, ASME, ANSI, NFPA, etc.
    •Assist Company resident or project engineers with process engineering aspects of Facilities design including:
    •Evaluating technical issues related to preparation of proposals, and evaluation of equipment for adherence to required performance criteria.
    •Performing process equipment purchasing tasks such as vendor bid enquiry preparation, vendor bid analysis and vendor selection,
    •Working with manufacturers during fabrication, and providing support to field personnel during site checkouts and commissioning of equipment,
    •Assisting in the resolution of field problems during construction, assessing field recommendations on process change recommendations, and in the implementation of efficient corrections that can reduce operational problems,
    •Provide engineering calculations for piping and crude oil separation systems including line sizing, vessel sizing, hydraulic studies, duty requirements, retention and settlement times, etc.,
    •Monitor the performance of design contractors and suggest remedial actions were required to improve schedule or quality performance,
    •Participate in HAZOP’s and other key design reviews.

    Key Performance Indicators/ Performance Goals:
    •Ensure all assigned tasks are completed safely, within budget, on time and in accordance with“fit for purpose” specifications.

    Education /Qualification:
    •University degree in Chemical Engineering with a minimum of Second Class honours

    Professional Qualification:
    •Full membership of a recognized engineering professional institution is an added advantage

    Experience:
    •Minimum 10 years’ experience in a Process Engineering position. Good communication skills and ability to work in a team.
    •Computer literate (including good working knowledge of Process Simulation Software – HYSYS, Pro II, Pipesim, Word and Excel)

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    Chief Production Geologist

     

    Description/Requirements

    • •BSc. Geology, with 15-20 years’ experience.
    • •Candidates with a sound postgraduate degree with 14 years’ experience may be considered.
    • •Solid knowledge of Niger Delta geology is required.
    • •Mentor, and provide guidance for career and skill development for the production geology staff; and ensure best disciple practices are followed across the organization
    • •Provide functional oversight of discipline processes, standard and procedures across the organization.
    • •Ensuring consistency with the company’s strategy and adherence to petroleum engineering best practices.
    • •Ensuring workflow between production geologists and other technical groups is effective and efficient.
    • •Establish and maintain an appropriate portfolio of projects, regularly reviewing projects in field, ensuring decision points are developed & maintained, and project deadlines & budgets are met.
    • •Define clear and achievable objectives and ensuring all projects are consistent with the Company’s strategic needs.
    • •Co-ordinate, lead, disseminate and communicate key geo-scientific developments derived both from internal and external research programs and manage exploration links with research projects and education establishments.
    • •Develop technical and leadership skills in all team members, providing regular, constructive feedback and coaching and ensuring that succession plans & career development plans are in place & current.
    • •Participate in special technical projects: peer reviews, audits, technical reviews, troubleshooting, asset acquisition, etc.
    • •Set corporate standards for the discipline community to provide a basis for assuring the quality of deliverables.
    • •Assist with creation of realistic and well-justified annual budget requests and track budget activities.

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    Civil Engineer

     

    Job Objective
    To provide Civil Engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s Facilities projects, both onshore - Swamp. Candidate will provide knowledgeable input during the design execution phases of projects to assure sound engineering practice is followed by design and construction contractors, and that
    Company’s standards and specifications are adhered to.
    To carry out all Structural engineering activities, from conceptual design, onshore fabrication and installation, field engineering, hook up and commissioning, turnover and acceptance, start-up and development and resolution of punch lists required to execute a wide variety of multi-discipline offshore oil and gas projects involving modifications to existing offshore platforms and processing facilities and new build wellhead facilities and pipelines. The objective is to carry out all projects safely, on time and within budget.

    Job Duties/ Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:
    1. Work closely with other Central Assets team members to define, examine implications, and propose new facilities and/or facilities modifications to achieve project objectives
    2. Provide Structural engineering input in the review and verification of design data, reports and studies
    3. Prepare detail designs for all steel work (e.g. supports, platforms, canopies, ladders, stairways, walkways, overhead cranes rails, shelters, towers etc all stand-alone specifications and data sheets required for the requisition and purchase of all rotating equipment packages,
    4. Prepare detail design of pipe rack and pipe support details
    5. Produce and review calculations, design reports and drawings for structural support of all major equipment as required
    6. Validation of soils/environmental conditions and Structural support requirements
    7. Carry out supervision and verification in accordance with company’s construction plans

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

    • B. Sc/B. Eng in Civil/Structural Engineering with no less than Second Class honours
    • Full membership of a recognized engineering professional institution
    • Minimum 10years experience in a Civil/Structural Engineering position.
    • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team.
    • Oil and Gas project construction experience
    • Construction experience in a Brownfield environment
    • Working with industry practices and standards
    • Experience in Offshore O & G Structural design and installations
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Offices suite applications

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    Pipeline Engineer

     

    Job Objective
    To carry out all pipeline engineering activities, from conceptual design through to commissioning,
    The objective is to carry out all projects safely, on time and within budget.
    Swamp pipelines Engineering/Construction/Operations experience would be an advantage

    Purpose
    To provide Pipeline Engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s pipeline projects. Candidate will provide knowledgeable input during the design and execution phases of projects to assure sound engineering practice is followed by design and construction contractors, and that Company’s standards and specifications are adhered to.

    Company owns and operates oil production leases both onshore and on swamp.

    Functions
    1. To provide a focal point for the resolution of pipeline engineering questions from conceptual engineering through to detailed design and construction. Act as Company representative for the review of Design Bases, P&IDs, PFDs, etc. Provide pipeline engineering input to other discipline specialists to assure that design outputs are consistent.

    2. To act as the Company representative (as required) to ensure that design work by contractors meets Company standards and relevant industry codes, in particular, API, ASME, ANSI, NFPA, etc.
    3. Assist Company resident or project engineers with engineering aspects of design and construction of pipelines in onshore and swamp locations, including:

    • • Evaluating technical issues related to project proposals
    • • Specifying material requirements,
    • • Performing purchasing-related tasks such as vendor bid enquiry preparations,
    • • vendor bid analyses, and vendor selection,
    • • Evaluating vendor data submittals,
    • • Evaluating contractor submittals, including checking design calculations,
    • • Assisting in the resolution of field questions during construction.
    • • Carrying out materials reconciliations at end of project

    4. Be capable of performing the following analytical work: pipeline flow simulations, surge analysis, stability analysis, etc.
    5. Initiate and coordinate tasks needed for project execution including routes surveys and selection, permitting, material specification, line sizing, pigging philosophy and design, installation procedures, testing, etc.
    6. Monitor the performance of design contractors and suggest remedial actions where required.
    7. Participate in EIAs, HAZOP’s and other key design reviews.

    Deliverables
    1. Provide accurate and timely input data for the basis of work by design contractors.
    2. Timely and decisive input and answers for design or construction questions.
    3. Timely and complete reviews of documents to give clear course of action needed.
    4. Weekly and monthly progress reports.
    5. Audit reports.

    JOB SPECIFICATIONS

    • A University degree in Engineering at no less than Second Class honours level
    • Full membership of a recognized engineering professional institution
    • Minimum 6 years experience in a Pipeline Engineering position.
    • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team.
    • Computer literate (including good working knowledge of Word & Excel)

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    Central Assets Engineering Manager

     

    Job Objective/ Purpose of Job:

    • ?Lead a team of discipline engineers for an Integrated Surface Facilities Engineering support of Central Assets division of the company.
    • ?The function is summarily to provide all engineering supports required for the operation of all operating facilities in this division.
    • ?This includes but not limited to Wellheads/Flowlines/Bulklines/Pipelines/Flowstations/ Gas Plants/Manifolds etc.
    • ?The function include coordinating all studies, design engineering and construction activities required for modifications and infield development activities to keep Central Assets operational as desired by Senior Management

    Location: Lagos, Nigeria

    Job Duties/ Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

    • ?Lead a team of discipline engineers, with responsibility for all design engineering and construction activities associated with Central Assets facilities input to the Project from Conceptual Design Verification through to Commissioning and Handover.
    • ?Establish and maintain Project Design and Engineering procedures in consultation with the QA/QA section
    • ?Supervise the performance of Consultants providing Design and Engineering services for the Project.
    • ?Lead and participate in Technical reviews and Safety and Operability studies.
    • ?Provide monthly and weekly progress reports, including areas of concern, key activities / milestones, progress versus plan and activities look ahead to Central Assets Management
    • ?Mentor the younger Engineers deployed to the Central Asset Team.
    • ?Manage the Central Asset Engineering budget Key Performance Indicators/Performance Goals: Zero LTI’s on time and budget delivery of all required assignments.
    • ?Successful commissioning of the engineered facilities.


    JOB SPECIFICATIONS:
    Education Qualification:
    ?Degree in an Engineering Discipline with no less than Second Class Honours

    Professional Qualification:

    • ?Full member of an internationally recognised professional engineering institute
    • ?Experience Minimum of 15-20 years in the Upstream Oil and Gas industry, with at least 8 years in a similar position. Operating company and Nigerian / West African experience preferred.

    KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIREMENTS:
    Functional/Technical:

    • ?Sound knowledge of International Oil and Gas design standards.
    • ?Proven skills in leading multi-disciplined, multi-cultural engineering teams and delivering engineering projects on time and within

     

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    Senior Production Seismologist

     

    Req ID: Req-0748

    Principal Accountabilities:
    1. Perform key seismic interpretation tasks: seismic-to-well tie, velocity model analysis, evaluate depth conversion
    methodologies and mapping.
    2. Compute GRV and provide necessary input to support field development planning of producing fields, appraisals and prospects.
    3. Evaluate new business (technical and economical evaluations) opportunities and participate in data room exercises.
    4. Provide regional basin studies from seismic perspective.
    5. Design and update of geophysical projects and models.
    6. Calculate volumetrics (STOIIP, GIIP) and reserves for fields and prospects.
    7. Prepare relevant parts of well programme in collaboration with geologists, drilling and reservoir engineers.
    8. Assist in preparation of appraisal and development programmes.
    9. Assess subsurface risk for opportunities.
    10. Assess geophysical risk analysis for optimal well locations.
    11. Have in depth knowledge of fault, fracture detection and pore pressure prediction, and be able to incorporate such interpretations into 3D geologic models.
    12. Provide seismic attribute analyses to model rock properties, sedimentary facies and depositional architecture.
    13. Prepare and present materials as required to both internal and third parties stakeholders.
    14. Demonstrate good overview of all aspects of surface seismic acquisition and processing of both 3D and VSP.
    15. Capacity to mentor junior geoscientists and communicate effectively with peers, field staff and management.
    16. Have knowledge of Quantitative Interpretation (QI) methods and tools.
    17. Demonstrate strong teamwork skills in a multicultural environment.

    Job Challenges:
    Resolve all geophysical related issues in field development of assigned assets.

    Job Knowledge and Qualifications:
    (Minimum qualification of BSc. in Geology/Geophysics with at least 15 years (senior) or 20 years (principal)
    work experience in an active operating E&P company. Higher degrees will be added advantage.

    Competencies

    • Good working knowledge of core disciplines in petroleum geology such as Seismic, Production and
    • Reservoir Geology.
    • Excellent abilities to use modern software and all available tools.
    • Exhibit excellent knowledge of well planning and operational geophysical aspects of well execution.
    • Have capability to build geological models and support relevant disciplines in developing integrated models for asset management.
    • Have ability to QA/QC work from other geologists as well as mentor/coach junior geophysicists.
    • Health and Safety:
    • Safety Critical Role – Yes (Please delete as appropriate)

    All Employees
    As a minimum the incumbent must:
    a) take reasonable care to prevent harm to themselves
    b) consider the potential for harm to others or the environment that may be caused by their acts or omissions c) work in accordance with information and training provided
    d) refrain from intentionally misusing or recklessly interfering with anything that has been provided for Health, Safety and
    Environment reasons
    e) report any hazardous defects in plant, equipment and workplace, or shortcomings in the existing controls, to a responsible person without delay
    f) not undertake any task for which authorisation and/or training has not been given.

    Responsibilities of Managers and Supervisors
    The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the QHSE Management System is implemented within the operations under their control. The incumbent must actively monitor the workplace to ensure that acceptable standards are maintained. Where risks are identified the incumbent must ensure that these risks are controlled, so far as is reasonably practicable.
    The incumbent's duties include:
    a) ensuring that employees, contractors and visitors are aware of relevant QHSE procedures
    b) establishing that all equipment, plant and substances used are suitable for the task and are kept in good working condition: this includes the regular maintenance, calibration and servicing of equipment
    c) providing adequate training, information, instruction and supervision to ensure that work is conducted without harm to people or the environment
    d) taking immediate and appropriate steps to investigate and rectify any risks to people environment/equipment and quality arising from the work activity
    e) bringing to the prompt attention of project management any QHSE issue that requires their attention
    f) ensuring that all incidents are properly recorded and reported and that an investigation is carried out to establish and rectify root causes
    g) actively participating in the QHSE management system.

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    Senior Manager Production

     

    Req - 0736
    Location: Lagos, Nigeria
    Department/Division/ Unit: Production

    Job Objective/ Purpose of Job

    •     Responsible for the management of APDNL's offshore and onshore production operations (OML123,OML124 & OML 126) which includes two FPSOs.
    •     Lead, promote, and ensure compliance to Petroleum Safety Management System, policies and all governmental regulations
    •     Lead coordination of production optimisation of all wells and facilities to ensure that the production targets and crude specifications are met.
    •     Coordinate Well Services (Wire Line Operations) and Well Head Maintenance.

    Job Duties/ Responsibilities/ Accountabilities

    •     Lead member of the Operations Management Team working closely with the General Manager Production, Maintenance, Asset Integrity, Technical, HSE, Facilities and other departments to provide support to both the offshore and onshore locations for all operational issues and Implementing budgeted work program and production operations to meet company goals
    •     Coordinate and ensure that production of oil and gas meet set targets (Year production Budget) and specification.
    •     Working with maintenance and Asset Integrity troubleshoot various problem-related production operations and equipment making recommendations for appropriate solutions
    •     Participate in various activities such as safety audits and facility safety walkthroughs, risk assessments, Hazops, hazard reviews, providing required operations information.
    •     Promote and coordinate continuous improvement in operational, HSE and support activities. Starting with the implementation of the recommended actions from the Operations Audit committee.
    •     Ensure that Operational Procedures are developed and maintained for all offshore and onshore production operations jobs and activities
    •     With the assistance of all direct reports, provide production input for the Integrated Operations Plan (IOP)
    •     Direct all Well Services activities (Wire Line Operations) and Well Head Maintenance.
    •     Manage all 3rd party contractor preforming services related to operations, marine and related services
    •     Monitor operational performance of the personnel and equipment on the TPU and PMV and Izombe Flow station, ensuring that information on operability and technical integrity of all Production Assets are properly documented in order to ensure they are available to support production of well fluid in both onshore and offshore fields.
    •     Communication of Company's polices and requirements to subordinate personnel regarding items such as production, maintenance, safety and change control; and monitoring compliance thereto
    •     Develop and train National staff ensuring that all personnel are suitably trained and competent in HSE and operations activities.

    Qualifications

    •     Education Qualification: A four year degree engineering (Mechanical, Petroleum or Electrical preferred)
    •     Professional Qualification: Offshore certification required where needed
    •     Experience: Minimum 20 years oil and gas production experience with a minimum of 10 year's experience mooring tankers to offshore mooring systems including spread-moored FPSO's, CALM buoys and ALP systems.
    •     Minimum of 5 years relevant marine vessel management and audit experience.

    Key Competencies Requirements:

    •     Functional/ Technical: Good written and spoken English and Computer Literate.
    •     Managerial: Strong management skills handling large and diverse teams
    •     Behavioural: Interpersonal, communications, organisational skills are essential.

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    Senior Drilling Engineer - Drilling Optimization

     

    Req - 0737
    Location: Lagos, Nigeria

    Job Description

    •     The Senior Drilling Engineer - Drilling Optimization will be located in Victoria Island, Lagos, but may be required to travel elsewhere in Nigeria, and will provide specialist technical support in the area of drilling optimization. This will involve development of project specific drilling performance recommendations and processes.
    •     Additionally the PDE will identify, assess and execute Technology Development, review of current Quality Assurance/Quality Control, Contracts, Supply Chain Management processes and Strategic Research Programs to further enhance the performance.

    Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

    •     Drilling optimization processes - to identify and develop specific projects in order to enhance/optimize drilling performance.
    •     The Senior Drilling Engineer will interface with Management, Drilling Department, Support Departments and Service Contractors and is responsible for the successful delivery of value added solutions. The position reports to the Drilling Operations Manager.
    •     Keep abreast of the latest general drilling and specific performance drilling technologies to identify, assess and execute Technology Development and Strategic Research Programs to further enhance the performance.
    •     Develop, document and share procedures and best practices.
    •     Participate in the drilling and completion networks to share solutions and best practices.
    •     Review current Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QAQC) work performed and its Service Contractors to ensure they have the processes in place and adhered to. Identify and assess the deficiencies, if any, and develop project specific QAQC performance improvement recommendations and implementation.
    •     Review current Supply Chain Management (SCM) processes including materials planning/procurement, inventory and logistics, to identify and assess the deficiencies, if any, then develop project specific SCM performance improvement recommendations and implementation.
    •     Review current Contracts and their performance to identify and assess any deficiencies and develop project specific Contracts performance improvement recommendations and implementation.
    •     Review current Invoicing and Payment processes to identify and assess any deficiencies and develop project specific performance improvement recommendations and implementation.
    •     Coach Drilling Project personnel in the concepts and processes and provide mentoring on best practices, interpretation and analysis of individual projects.

    Essential Criteria, Knowledge and Skills

    •     Bachelor's degree in Engineering
    •     Minimum twenty (20) years appropriate experience, with an emphasis on drilling optimization and overall factors affecting the performance.
    •     Strong leadership skills and in depth skills in all aspects of Drilling Project Performance Optimization including but not limited to Drilling Engineering, Project Management, Contracts Management and Supply Chain Management.
    •     Independent, self motivated who seeks out optimization opportunities. Strong networking capabilities and a desire to impact the future overall performance of drilling operations.
    •     Flexible approach to work, good time management skills and proven ability to meet deadlines and prioritize workload.
    •     Strong logical thought process, ability to distill relevant details from complex datasets and the ability to create innovative approaches to problems.
    •     Ability to prepare and present project performance optimization to Management and Drilling Services Contractors.
    •     Ability to coach and teach to diverse cultures / nationalities throughout the project.
    •     Broad range of experience in most/all aspects of drilling and completions.

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    Senior Reservoir Engineer

     

    Req: 0747
    Location: Lagos, Nigeria

    Job Description
    The Overall Purpose of the Job:

    •     The role will provide very strong support to field development planning through building numerical reservoir simulation using Eclipse and CMG simulators, and be part of the team responsible for identification of production improvement opportunities and production optimization studies in conjunction with the production technologist, petrophysicist and production geologist in the asset development team.
    •     The role will ensure the highest levels of competence of reservoir engineering in the asset development team to include the generation of well proposals, budget management, recruitment, retention, competency development and professional coaching and mentoring.

    Principal Accountabilities

    •     Work in an integrated study team (as a member or a study team lead) where you can learn from others and equally contribute with your own background and experience. Make RE input into field development plan. The required technical work will comprise but will not be limited to dynamic modelling, well/reservoir performance reviews, development options evaluation and economics.
    •     Directs and participates in well surveillance activities (MER, BHP etc), and reservoir definition and behavior prediction of assigned reservoir.
    •     Conducts conventional reservoir engineering and simulation studies to identify optimum recovery and field development options, adjusts reservoir development plans in response to changes in well and reservoir performance. Must have experience in well test interpretation, material balance modelling and performance modelling of vertical and horizontal wells.
    •     Recommends reservoir areas and program features for pilot studies of various oil recovery enhancement techniques (water flood, gas injection, gas lift etc). Conducts, documents and presents, field reviews, and further development proposals.
    •     Monitors production from existing fields, analyses all relevant data, and ensures that reservoirs are being properly managed, production is maximised and recoveries are optimal. To establish reservoir management strategies where they do not exist, and update them where they do.
    •     Directs and participates in defining the scope and content of reservoir studies used to assist in determining well behavior and optimum recovery methods. Includes, establishing program specifications, reviewing available resources, preparing tender documents, reviewing and evaluating bids and monitoring study team performance.
    •     Provides estimates of oil and gas resources by conducting annual reserves evaluation,
    •     classification, and booking for the assigned assets, and document the report in an appropriate format. i.e Annual Review of Petroleum Reserves (ARPR).
    •     Prepares detailed medium and long-term production forecasts for the asset budget planning cycle.
    •     Prepares production testing proposals and provides guidelines for execution. Evaluates and interprets results, recommends optimum methods of performance monitoring. Must have experience in reservoir pressure & fluid sampling, fluid property modelling, routine and special core analysis.
    •     Reviews performance of simulation programs, new software releases and other reservoir engineering related tools and applications. Liaises with RE discipline lead and IT Support staff to test and identify appropriate packages and advises team management on the purchase or leasing of new software(s).
    •     Desirable to have working knowledge of gas condensate reservoir as well as gas field development experience.
    •     Coach and mentor assigned junior reservoir engineers and other young engineers within the company as required. Ability to mature successor will form a major part of this role performance KPI.

    Responsibilities of Managers and Supervisors

    •     The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the QHSE Management System is implemented within the operations under their control.
    •     The incumbent must actively monitor the workplace to ensure that acceptable standards are maintained.
    •     Where risks are identified the incumbent must ensure that these risks are controlled, so far as is reasonably practicable.

    The Incumbent's duties include:

    •     Ensuring that employees, contractors and visitors are aware of relevant QHSE procedures
    •     Establishing that all equipment, plant and substances used are suitable for the task and are kept in good working condition: this includes the regular maintenance, calibration and servicing of equipment
    •     Providing adequate training, information, instruction and supervision to ensure that work is conducted without harm to people or the environment
    •     Taking immediate and appropriate steps to investigate and rectify any risks to people environment/equipment and quality arising from the work activity
    •     Bringing to the prompt attention of project management any QHSE issue that requires their attention
    •     Ensuring that all incidents are properly recorded and reported and that an investigation is carried out to establish and rectify root causes
    •     Actively participating in the QHSE management system.

    Dimensions:

    •     Asset development team is responsible for all exploration and exploratory appraisal/development activities in the company's onshore acreages (OMLs 4, 38, and 41). The portfolio contains a robust appraisal/development opportunities to support production and increase reserve base.
    •     The team is tasked with the technical maturation of large portfolio of opportunities from which to identify and mature economically attractive development opportunities for ranking and drilling.
    •     Close cooperation with drilling and production colleagues is required to enable rapid maturation of discovered hydrocarbons and monetisation of exploration discoveries.

    Job Challenges
    Special Challenges

    •     Success for the company requires close co-operation with development (projects) and production (asset) teams operating in existing heartland Niger Delta acreages, corporate and regional service providers and third party contractors in both face-to-face and virtual teams.
    •     Staff should be able to make use of large volumes of digital and hardcopy data stored on multiple platforms and filing systems distributed across numerous locations.
    •     Data management and quality control will continue to demand significant attention from staff in the foreseeable future to build an auditable portfolio of prospects.
    •     Excellent inter-personal skills will be necessary to ensure that technical quality in the team is maintained at a high level, junior team members are effectively coached and communication is optimised with both internal and external stakeholders.

    Job Knowledge and Qualifications

    •     As Reservoir Engineers have a broad understanding of other E&P disciplines and skills in all key petroleum engineering specialties.
    •     A university degree in Engineering or equivalent with 8 - 10 years relevant experience, including a minimum of 6 years RE work experience in an operating company. Skills in the following:
    •     Reservoir Simulation Model Construction
    •     Knowledgeable in modelling workflows including QC, and taking Earth Model to dynamic Model
    •     Analytical Reservoir Modelling (Material Balance analysis, DCA , PTA, BHP, etc )
    •     Well Modeling & Performance
    •     Production System Optimization
    •     Waterflood and Gas Injection Management
    •     Well/Reservoir Surveillance - data acquisition, analysis & Interpretation
    •     Well Planning & Execution within the context of multi-disciplinary team
    •     HSE considerations in well management and completion operations
    •     Knowledge in well delivery Operation and well Evaluation
    •     Field development planning & co-ordination
    •     Coaching/Mentoring
    •     Production Operation

    All Employees
    As a minimum the incumbent must:

    •     Take reasonable care to prevent harm to themselves
    •     Consider the potential for harm to others or the environment that may be caused by their acts or omissions.
    •     Work in accordance with information and training provided
    •     Refrain from intentionally misusing or recklessly interfering with anything that has been provided for Health, Safety and Environment reasons
    •     Report any hazardous defects in plant, equipment and workplace, or shortcomings in the existing controls, to a responsible person without delay
    •     Not undertake any task for which authorisation and/or training has not been given.

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    Senior Production Geologist

     

    Req: 0743
    Location: Lagos, Nigeria

    Job Description

    •     The Senior production geologist has the role of generating integrated predictive subsurface/geological models to address/resolve subsurface production challenges in addition to harnessing subsurface opportunities.
    •     He conducts and participates in Integrated Field Development studies to meet Reserves Replacement targets and the anticipated Oil & Gas growth inthw green and brown fields utilizing appropriate technology and best practices to reduce time, costs and improve quality and standards.
    •     Interpretation of all available geological data to improve the understanding of the reservoirs/fields geology.
    •     Adequate exposure and competence in areas of geophysical/geological/reservoir studies, uncertainties management processes and hands-on ability of geological applications and software including Petrel is necessary.

    Principal Accountabilities

    •     Familiar with the fundamentals of all Petroleum Geology specialists' area (especially Seismic, Production and Reservoir Geology) and hands-on ability of geological applications and software including Petrel. Competence in a wide range of field, reservoir and uncertainties management, field development and data management activities.
    •     Apply state of the art interpretation and evaluation technology in the delivery of integrated, predictive subsurface/geological models in line with the industry best practice. Working knowledge of seismic, production and reservoir geological processes.
    •     Responsible for production geological input into all agreed studies on time, quality and cost. Develops and participates in subsurface reservoir studies aimed at constructing and/or improving geological models.
    •     Drive the Quality Well Delivery Process' (QWDP) for proposed development/appraisal wells and update databases and maps/x-sections with the results of FRs and drilled wells. Coordinates and contributes to the preparation of well proposals, well resumes and End of Well Report of development and appraisal wells
    •     Contribute to well delivery and reduction of drilling risks by providing accurate prognosis of geological information/boundaries, potential drilling hazards and advice during drilling. Delivering first class geological support to operations, drilling and workover well, etc.
    •     Ensures that new well and workover proposals have solid geological basis. Timely delivery of robust and technically excellent subsurface studies and development plans.
    •     Participate in technical meetings, make valuable contributions; write and publish asset approved technical paper/s. Coach and mentor other production geologist in the team.
    •     Participation in Peer Review, Geosciences Workshops and Assists in integrating geological study findings with other studies undertaken by the assigned team.
    •     Participation in Peer and integrated and value assurance reviews covering all aspect of Petroleum Engineering studies, Geosciences Workshops and Assists in integrating geological study findings with other studies undertaken by the assigned team.
    •     Must be a good team player able to constructively facilitate, integrate and manage diverse intra/inter disciplinary studies, data and issues.

    Responsibilities of Managers and Supervisors

    •     The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the QHSE Management System is implemented within the operations under their control.
    •     The incumbent must actively monitor the workplace to ensure that acceptable standards are maintained. Where risks are identified the incumbent must ensure that these risks are controlled, so far as is reasonably practicable.

    The Incumbent's Duties include:

    •     Ensuring that employees, contractors and visitors are aware of relevant QHSE procedures
    •     Establishing that all equipment, plant and substances used are suitable for the task and are kept in good working condition: this includes the regular maintenance, calibration and servicing of equipment
    •     Providing adequate training, information, instruction and supervision to ensure that work is conducted without harm to people or the environment
    •     Taking immediate and appropriate steps to investigate and rectify any risks to people environment/equipment and quality arising from the work activity
    •     Bringing to the prompt attention of project management any QHSE issue that requires their attention
    •     Ensuring that all incidents are properly recorded and reported and that an investigation is carried out to establish and rectify root causes.
    •     Actively participating in the QHSE management system.

    Job Description:

    •     Immediate Supervisor(s) Line: Chief Production Geologist Function: Technical
    •     Other jobs reporting to the same supervisor:
    •     Immediate Subordinates:

    Dimensions:

    •     Record any significant quantities on which job has some effect, e.g. budget or turnover, records processed, employees supervised. Where appropriate, express annual figures and indicate the year to which they relate.
    •     The Asset development team is tasked with creating and maturing new development and production opportunities, support the producing assets and contribute to delivery of multiple projects.
    •     The portfolio contains a robust development opportunities to support production and increase the hydrocarbon reserve base.
    •     The company is continuing to grow and have lots of existing and new business opportunities over the next few years that the Production Geologist will be involved with.
    •     As part of a multi-disciplinary environment, the Production Geologist will have the opportunity to work alongside some very experienced and technically sound subsurface professionals.

    Job Knowledge and Qualifications

    •     Minimum qualification of B.Sc. in Geology with at least 15 years (senior) or 20 years (principal) work experience in an active operating E&P company. Higher degrees will be added advantage.

    Competencies:

    •     Technical skills, behavioural competencies, specialized training or Defined Competencies as outlined in the Competence & Training System.
    •     Sound working knowledge of the geology of the Niger Delta and good understanding of core Petroleum
    •     Engineering disciplines such as Seismic Interpretation, Petrophysics, reservoir Engineering and Production Technology.
    •     Excellent abilities to use modern modelling software and all available tools Highly skilled and competent in Well log and seismic correlation, Reservoir characterization, Geological mapping, Volumetric.

    Job Description:

    •     Determination, Field development planning and optimization, Well planning for the upcoming Execution
    •     Phase, Static reservoir modeling and 3D Seismic interpretation .
    •     Have ability to QA/QC work from other geologists as well as mentor/coach junior geologists.
    •     Health and Safety:
    •     Please highlight if the role is a Safety Critical Position as per the following definition:
    •     A role is defined as Safety Critical where Employees, through any improper use of substances may affect the health and safety of themselves and/or their colleagues in their work area.
    •     Safety Critical Role - Yes

    All Employees
    As a minimum the incumbent must:

    •     Take reasonable care to prevent harm to themselves
    •     Consider the potential for harm to others or the environment that may be caused by their acts or omissions
    •     Work in accordance with information and training provided
    •     Refrain from intentionally misusing or recklessly interfering with anything that has been provided for Health, Safety and Environment reasons
    •     Report any hazardous defects in plant, equipment and workplace, or shortcomings in the existing controls, to a responsible person without delay.
    •     Not undertake any task for which authorisation and/or training has not been given.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably quialified candidates should click here to apply online.

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