The Well Safety Specialist is responsible for establishing and overseeing stringent safety protocols for drilling operations. This includes creating safety plans, risk management, providing personnel training on safety protocols, and supervising regular inspections to identify potential hazards. They work closely with operational teams to ensure compliance with safety standards and minimize the risk of accidents.
Development of Safety Plans: Create and implement specific safety protocols for each phase of drilling operations.
Risk Management: Identify, evaluate, and mitigate potential risks associated with drilling operations.
Personnel Training: Organize training sessions to raise awareness among staff about safety practices and emergency procedures.
Inspection Supervision: Oversee regular inspections of wells to identify potential hazards and recommend corrective actions.
Coordination of Emergency Interventions: Plan and coordinate responses to incidents or emergency situations.
Compliance with Safety Standards: Ensure compliance with industry-established regulations and safety standards.
Accident Analysis: Analyze incidents and accidents to determine causes and implement preventive measures.
Continuous Improvement: Propose ongoing improvements to safety protocols for enhanced effectiveness and risk reduction.
A Well Safety Specialist in the oil and gas sector must have the following skills:
Proficiency in safety standards and accident prevention protocols.
Excellent communication skills and ability to train personnel.
Capability to manage emergency situations and make quick decisions.
Analytical mindset to assess risks and propose preventive solutions.
In-depth knowledge of safety regulations in the oil and gas industry.
Plays a primary role and expertise on Operational and Process Safety to client’s Production and Project Development units. Oversees the effective and consistent implementation of Operational and Process Safety policies, objectives, management systems and associated deliverables in all Client Portfolio as well as HSE Management Systems in Exploration and Project Development activities. Develops and recommends, plans, programs and procedures that will ensure control of potential major health and safety hazards associated with Production and Project Development. Collaborates with client, JVs and Corporate in business risk management, asset integrity management, Functional Safety and other specific projects related to his/her discipline. Guides and coaches the HSE&S Development Teams in Algeria and LATAM.