Accountable for the generation and optimisation of the Wells Project Plan – 18 month look ahead.
Works with Exploration Manager, Wells Manager – Engineering and Wells Managers – Mobiles to ensure an optimum well and rig sequence with minimum rig moves
Accountable for the supervision of the Drilling Engineering Team within Wells Engineering.
Accountable for the generation and authorisation of all Well Budget & Detailed Estimates, maintenance of the Well Estimate Register and correct process and procedure compliance. Ensures continuity applied throughout all projects.
Ensures latest technologies are screened for application on all projects.
Represents TLM on a global basis with respect to expertise and advice.
Responsible for the effectiveness of the Drilling Engineering Team input to the planning and implementation of all TLM projects. Works with the Wells Manager – Engineering and Wells Managers – Execution to target engineering efforts to ensure that wells are designed and delivered to meet their agreed business objectives and with due regard to operational risk, engineering optimisation, safety and cost effectiveness.
Responsible for conceptual well design of all Wells. Works with the Wells Manager – Engineering and Wells Manager – Execution to ensure that all conceptual well designs meet regulatory requirements and with due regard to operational risk, engineering optimisation safety and cost effectiveness.
Responsible for the review of all Drilling Programmes – Subsea and Dry wellheads to ensure that the drilling programmes meet their agreed business objectives and with due regard to operational risk, engineering optimisation, safety and cost effectiveness.
Supports the Wells Manager in ensuring the rig tendering process and rig audits are conducted with due respect for wells.
To identify and promote the use of technologies to enhance operational effectiveness and stretch operational capabilities and consider implementation into conceptual well design.
Approve / Endorse work programmes, procedures and work instructions ensuring that adequate peer reviews and risk assessments are undertaken and the programmes are safe and technically sound.
Coordinate the identification, assessment and implementation of new technologies where appropriate. Liaise with Industry Peers to ensure that TLM stays abreast of latest innovations. Represent TLM at relevant industry forums.
Incumbent shall ensure that the Talisman Safety Management System is complied with at all times within his technical area and that appropriate preparation and resource has been made to permit the safe execution of all well services operations under their control.
Incumbent shall ensure that all well construction activities are carried out in full accordance with the requirements of the Talisman Policies and Procedures, as well as ensuring compliance with UKCS regulatory and industry accepted practices, and shall strive to continuously improve the Wells Management System (WMS).
The incumbent shall resource and support technical / quality assurance audits on key service providers or equipment vendors.