Well Control Specialists

  • Job Reference: SF
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2018
  • Location: Algiers
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Oil, Gas & Chemicals
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sonja Fielding
  • Email: sonja@energy-progroup.com
  • Telephone: 0191 33 88 140

Job Description

Similar to the WC Specialist for Production, this position will be similar in nature but assigned for the Drilling group.  There are 3 position requiring six personnel to fill this requirement.  There should be one senior individual with two other highly qualified Engineers per tour.

This position requires an Engineering degree with extensive experience in well control coupled with Drilling, Completions and Production.  This would be a general support type role working with the Drilling group providing participants with the tools, knowledge and field experience to be proficient in the operational and engineering aspects of Well Control, Incident Response and Risk Management.  This position requires a broad understanding and knowledge base to provide support for all well control operations, critical response, procedures and daily activities. In addition, this position will also serve as a First Responder in a WC event.

Well Control, dedicated to the Drilling Operations in charge of the following responsibilities:

  • Review and update the emergency response procedures.

  • Coaching of Drilling Project Leaders in their day to day activities.

  • Monitoring of operations.

  • Competency Assessment and training needs analysis.

  • Training and competency development.

  • Performance evaluation.

  • Well control support during special or specific operations (HPHT, slim-hole, DST, UBD, rigless operations…) occurring on the drilling rigs under the control of the Drilling Division. 

  • Operational support during critical phases (well construction, drilling, casing, cementing, plug and abandonment). 

  • Support in the areas of well control and HSE.

  • On-site training and coaching

The Drilling Well Control Specialist shall In addition, act as a "First Responder" upon the occurrence of a critical or hazardous situation.

The Well Control Specialist shall assist the client in well control  operations in cases of blowouts, fires, and well control recovery.