Wellhead Operations Specialist

Job Posting Date: 21 May 2024

Work Location: Doha, QA

Company: QatarEnergy LNG

Job Purpose

  • Provide well technical expertise in the field of well operations, well maintenance and repairs, including deficiency analysis to ensure safe, reliable and efficient well operations in alignment with Company’s QGMS deliverables.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

  • Serve as a skilful technical resource to influence and develop Well Operation & Well Maintenance activities in recommending and implementing improvements that enhance reliability, availability and efficiencies within the section.

  • Major challenge is to standardize the various well programs and procedures with different challenges within the offshore well arena and within the confines of the approved budget whilst ensuring no base business distraction.

Key Job Accountabilities - I

  • Oversee and coordinate all well maintenance, well integrity testing and well repair activities to ensure well reliability and availability that meets company & shareholder expectations.

  • Establish & maintain well O&M strategies and well maintenance plans in support of issued Production Volumes forecasts, which are aligned with Well Integrity expectations and that conform to both regulatory and QGMS requirements.

  • Respond to emergencies to ensure minimal safety or financial impact to the installed assets.

  • Coordinate with the Offshore Management teams on both NFB & RGA and the assigned well maintenance teams to ensure efficient and effective execution of approved well operations and maintenance procedure, including those utilizing any third party services or OEM vendors support.

  • Evaluate and analyse third party technical reports for relevant OEM’s or shareholder SME’s to assess value adding potential to the Company.

Key Job Accountabilities - II

  • Oversee the implementation of continuous improvement initiatives within the section, to improve current working methods and optimize workflows.

  • Collaborate with management in facilitating both internal and external section audits.

  • Oversee the process of work scoping and work program development and review for non-routine or high potential consequence well actives with a high of degree focus to ensure effective and secure execution including the incorporation of new wells from expansion.

  • Interface between offshore planning and offshore maintenance to have effective collaboration and proper follow-up on ongoing, completed and pending activities.

  • Provide support to the Well & Operations Support Head and other Offshore Division Managers.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

Knowledge and/or Experience

  • 8 years' experience in rig-less well work operations in the oil and/or gas industry, including 3-year of experience in rig-assisted well work operations, either offshore or land wells. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of Well Integrity Management, including Sustained Casing Pressure Management, Leak-off testing and general Wellhead & Xmas Tree Maintenance.

  • Familiar with the following Well Engineering disciplines: Wellhead, Tree & Surface Equipment, Subsurface Equipment, Cased-hole and Production Logging.