SENIOR COMPLETIONS ENGINEER (140513) in Lagos, Nigeria

at Addax Petroleum

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Position Description

Well Design and Supervision of Completion / Workover Programs.


1.Responsible for offshore/onshore well completion planning. Ensure completion plans are suitable for the well.
2.Responsible for supervision of execution on the rig as needed.
3.Ensure optimization of completion plans.
4.Write detailed completion programs for all well types
5.Hold planning meetings, CWOP’s etc. and ensure actions are taken to mitigate all risks in the program.
6.Visit contractors and ensure tool selection is correct and meets all QA/QC requirements.
7.Ensure Addax database is properly updated and useful for obtaining completion planning information.
8.Monitor completion performance and provide benchmark statistics to ensure completions are time and cost effective.
9.Provide charts of well completion performance for daily review, and engineering reports for the company as well as reports for NAPIMS and DPR.
10.Establish completion KPI’s and monitor NPT performance.
11.Provide detailed scope of work for completions and related services as needed for tendering or contracting purposes.
12.Ensure completion contracts are valid for all jobs planned.
13.Mentor drilling and completion engineers.

1.Ensure proper and detailed research of offset data for completion of wells.
2.Ensure well completion plans are feasible and meet HSE and technical standards.
3.Ensure timely provision of completion programs.
4.Ensure proper QA/QC is carried out on all completion equipment.
5.Improvement of completion practices
6.Ensure all completion info is tracked and database properly updated.
7.Ensure accurate completion performance data is provided for records.
8.Ensure completion performance data are updated regularly as required.
9.Ensure all required reports on well completion implementation are distributed to relevant persons daily.
10.Ensure completion component of “End of Well” reports are written, detailed and accurate.
11.Ensure NPT performance targets are met in well programs.


1.Completion time and cost estimates based on probability models.
2.Compliance with Well Delivery Process.
3.Detailed workover and completion programs signed and issued at least one month to commencement of programs.
4.Continuous monitor of well plans by means of performance sheets and KPI’s to ensure plans are achieved.
5.CWOP Sessions on all programs
6.Lessons learnt meetings on all wells.
7.Keep NPT related to completion operations below 10%.
8.Propose process change, tool or equipment utilisation to improve performance
9.Actual well performance below AFE/Budget.


Well budgets of $150 - $200 million per year.



BSC degree in Engineering (minimum)

Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Member IADC. Attended industry courses in well engineering, well operations management, project management.


Good technical knowledge of well operations. Initiative to proffer solutions to technical problems. Sound knowledge of IADC/API guidelines for well operations. Knowledge and understanding of relevant regulations applicable to testing and completion operations.

Supervise subordinates, rig operations, service companies; make presentations and facilitate meetings.

Good interpersonal skills, communications and organizational skills are essential.

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