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Senior P&A Engineer

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Contract Duration: 12 Months

Rotation: 4×4


Owner Senior Manager Drilling and Completion


  • Exhibit a sound knowledge of discipline, the organization's systems, and provide a satisfactory level of competence in identified behaviors and skills required.
  • Work independently, approaching complexe situations providing recommendations on local/region al issues by working/interacting with other internal/external departments regularly.
  • Proactively anticipate problems and apply independent judgement to develop approaches to solving problems.
  • Seek experience and expertise of more senior staff when dealing with situations with little or no precedence or in the development of new ideas or technology.
  • Mentors staff within area of expertise, and may include responsibility for specific budget/ Capital spending idems.
  • Support and promote the company's policies, business philosophy, objectives and values.
  • Exhibit strong teamwork, communication, attention to details and problem solving skills.


  • Contribute in ensuring compliance with both regulations and company procedures, and handle non conformities as required.
  • Identify risks to people and the environment, and mitigate them so they are as low as reasonably practicable.
  • Proactively identify ways to continuously improve HSE performance.
  • Stop any job that may harm people or the environment.
  • Transfer experiences, good and bad, which could lead to continuous improvement of HSE performance.



  • The P&A engineer is overall accountable for planning, execution & wrap up of P&A activities and campaigns.


In specific, the focus is made to the overall well integrity for permanently plugged wells.

• Provide support to pursue Technical Excellence, ensuring Quality of P&A designs, Equipment and Services, and verifying Compliance to Requirements and Standards relating to slot recovery and P&A (incl. HSE, QA/QC, etc.).

• The P&A engineer shall also identify and recommend new technology and communicate with Authorities and Partners on Technical Issues.

• Creating and maintaining records of these operations.

• Preparing activity programs.

• Responsibilities delegated by the Team Lead P&A.

• Efficient conduct of tasks that are assigned to him/her by the Team Lead P&A.

• Manage P&A activities in compliance with regulations and corporate policy.

• Provide knowledge and experience transfer.

• Assure regulatory and corporate policy compliance.

• Manage and coordinate the operation onshore, including technical support, logistics and contact with suppliers.

• Follow up required procurement & contract administration.

• Plan upcoming P&A activities according to the Well Design & Delivery Process and other Plans & instructions from the Team Lead P&A.

• Estimate cost and risk of the upcoming P&A activities.

• Cooperate with departments. Budget and Logistic Administrator on cost and logistic matters.

• Prepare plug and abandonment programs, ensuring that risk management, safety and efficiency satisfy the Repsol HSE Management System. Ensure lessons learned are used during the planning.

• Initiate the operation in cooperation with the actual platform management, offshore drilling/well operation supervisors.

• Manage and coordinate the operation onshore, including technical support, logistics, contact with suppliers and contact with the Operating Unit (OU) and in house specialists.

• Provide QAQC of daily reports (IDS incl. NPT time), daily support to the offshore supervisors and Team Lead P&A.

• Preparation of Non Conformance Reports when relevant.

• Follow up the progress in the operation according to plans and initiate corrective steps in cooperation with the offshore supervisors & Team Lead P&A.

• Generate and distribute regular reports from the operation and ensure final reporting.

• Champion lessons learned, knowledge sharing and continuous improvement within the D&C department.

• Ensuring that third party equipment and services are available to an acceptable standard and on time.

• Updating service company personnel on operational progress.

• Review of new technology and the communication of information relevant to the company's operations.

• Challenge existing designs and operational processes in order to apply best technologies and practices, and minimize operation costs.

• Preparation of load out lists.

• Ensuring that well data bases (CSD, WIMS) are updated with P&A information and status.


• Degree: MSc from petroleum related studies

• Special Knowledge required: Very good knowledge and understanding of NORSOK D-010

• Professional experience: Minimum 10 years’ experience as Drilling Engineer, primarily from development drilling operations. Some experience as Completion Engineer is desired. Previous experience from P&A is an advantage. General good understanding and experience from intervention operations. Minimum 4 years of offshore experience from D&C related operations

• Software skills: General good experience with Microsoft products

Additional requirements

• Onshore/ offshore

• Primary Onshore, but offshore must be expected in the execution phase

• Offshore health certificate & IWCF Certificate

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