Shell companies have been finding and producing oil and gas around the world for over a century. Today, we have interests in exploration and production ventures in more than 80 countries and employ approximately 90,000 people.
This is a technically challenging work environment characterised by a continuing need for research, the pursuit of new technology, and the adoption of new ways of working. It demands people who will thrive in a culture that encourages and rewards innovation, collaboration and the ability to learn from success as well as failure.
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. It is capable of producing an average of over one million barrels of oil equivalent per day. The company's operations are concentrated in the Niger Delta and adjoining shallow offshore areas where it operates in an oil mining lease area of around 30,000 square kilometres.


Lagos, Nigeria
Responsible for planning wells to achieve Best in Class performance and production rate in Bonga Southwest and Bonga North projects while maintaining the HSE safe practices,championing Goal Zero and the Life Saving Rules.
Ensure are process safety considerations are fully embedded in the planning and design of the wells.
Ensure adherence to the Global Well Delivery Process (and rDtL methodology) and effectively manage the interface between the various stakeholders
Develop and own the well cost and schedule estimate appropriate to the project phase using SNEPCo internal,regional and global data for top quartile benchmarks.
Drive implementation of Decision Space for collaborative well planning with the respective integrated subsurface teams across the portfolio of projects.
Provide Wells input to various project deliverables and control documents- including but not limited to Field Development Plan,Basis for Design,Value Improvement plan,Management of Change,Well Proposals,Environmental Impact Assessment,Risk and Opportunity register,Interface management.
Champion the SNEPCo Wells Design Standard to ensure standardization of well concept and interchangeability of equipment across the project.
Champion the Wells Management of Change & Risk Management process during Wells project planning per the WDP.
Establish and maintain data and information management systems as necessary
Provide technical input to the selection of appropriate rig selection to carry out the well execution program. This includes technical justification for top hole drilling vessel and upper completion opportunities.
Provide support to various technical tenders,develop the technical specification and progress the following specialized tenders from tender initiation to contract award: Intelligent Wells products and services,Expandable Completion products,OCTG Production and Injection Tubing and Sand Exclusion Screens.
Coach and mentor younger Wells staff in the Well Delivery Process in accordance with the Wells Framework.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
Minimum 10-12 years Well Engineering experience with at least 3 years in completions
Drilling/CWI Round I and Round II
Demonstrated success in a technical Deep Water Drilling/CWI position is required
Skill in Deep Water well design and programming and the application of DCAF.
Experience in operations logistics and materials
Knowledge of the application of QA/QC processes and procedures.
Skill in floating, deepwater well operations.
High level of HSE commitment and awareness.
Good working knowledge and experience with the standard suite of well engineering software including:
-Well Plan for Windows
-Stress Check
Good communication skills in order to fit into a multinational work force.
Good command of the English language, written as well as verbal.
Good report writing, communication skills and PC skills
Good commercial awareness and appreciation of life cycle costing.
An ability to work independently with the minimum of supervision.
Flexible, self-motivated and dynamic personality, capable of performing in a work environment which only provides limited resources.

DEADLINE: 07/05/2013


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