Snr Front End Well Engineer



3 + 1 years



15+ Years


Minimum Education

Bachelors Degree



Malaysia, KL




  • Detailed technical work such as Torque Drag Hydraulics, Wellcat Thermal Stress modeling, interfaces with Platform and Rig, Offset Well Review, Material Selection, Well trajectory planning, contribution to the Project Execution Plan and Basis for Design (topsides and interfaces);
  • Detailed Drilling and Completion related activities gaps analysis and risks identifications studies;
  • Review of potential gaps and risks identified related to the Drilling and Completion and proposed actions / solutions in closing / bridging the gaps and improve overall drilling and completion performance / efficiency;
  • Conduct technical and execution reviews of a Project from Indentify and Assess (WRB2) phase through a Define phase (WRB4);
  • Identify efficiencies and inefficiencies and results discussion with relevant parties;
  • Development of Level 2 and Level 3 cost estimates and assessment of related financial impact of risks and consequences;
  • Conduct Value Challenge workshops to identify opportunities to rationalize and reduce costs;
  • Follow-up detailed studies as per outcome of Shell and Petronas Decision gates, Wells Review Boards (WRBs) and Management Reviews (MRs);
  • Ensure projects comply with Shell Wells minimum standards and PETRONAS Procedures and Guidelines for Upstream Activities (PPGUA);
  • Delivery includes Concept Identification Report, Concept Select Report and Overall Contracting Strategy for the project
  • Peer review on draft program; and
  • Proposed management of risks and corrective actions for Drilling and Completion relates activities
  • Bachelor Degree in the Engineering, Geology, Petroleum or Science discipline;
  • Minimum Fifteen (15) years of Oil and Gas Industry experience with in-depth knowledge of Well Programming and Well Construction experience;
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive experience and knowledge on both Onshore and Offshore Drilling and Completion Operations, Well Delivery Process, DtL, QA/QC, Hydraulic Workover, Deepwater Exploration Drilling Preparations, High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) Well Engineering Design and Planning, Expandable Tubular Project Management, Pressure Drillings, and HSSE Risk Analysis (HAZID, HAZOD, JHA and others) ; and
  • Holds Round I and Round II Drilling Certification or equivalent and in possession of valid Well Control Certification from international recognized authority (preferable, but not mandatory)