Monday, 4 June 2012

BP Indonesia - Fluid Specialist (Jakarta)


Job titleFluids Specialists
Req ID24078BR
Job categoryDrilling & Completions
Sub-categoryDrilling & Completions
Countries (State/Region)IndonesiaOmanUnited Kingdom - South EastUnited States - Texas
Role synopsisA number of roles exist within the Global Fluids Discipline both within the Central team and also in the Regions supporting operations.

The Regional Fluids Specialist will cover the technical areas of drilling/completion fluids and drilling waste. The post holders will support operations in the areas of project planning, execution, contractor management and technology implementation.
The candidate will become a member of the company’s global fluids discipline and for the right candidate, there is potential for growth in other operating Regions of the company.

Regional roles available in:

  • Houston (Gulf of Mexico),
  • Houston (North American Gas),
  • Muscat (Middle East),
  • Jakarta (Indonesia),
  • London initially (North Africa).
Central roles cover technical auditing (external and internal), production of training and development materials for internal Fluids specialists and the wider Drilling and Completions community and the building of Fluids standards – practices for global implementation.

Central roles available in:
  • Houston,
  • The UK.
Key accountabilitiesThe Fluids Specialist will work with the Wells Teams, drilling and completion fluid, cementing and waste management contractors to deliver safe and reliable wells. Accountabilities will vary dependant upon the role.

For the Regional posts, the key accountabilities are:


  • Responsible to the Wells Team for ensuring that all Drilling Fluids, Completion Fluids and Drilling Waste planning and execution is carried out in accordance with standards for these areas.
  • Accountable for producing and maintaining a Regional Technology Plan for Drilling Fluids, Completion fluids and Drilling Waste and implementing the technology in such a way as to ensure first time successful deployment and capture of learnings.
Operational support:
  • Responsible to the Wells Teams for ensuring the acceptable quality of the Basis of Design, Programme and end of well documentation.
  • Responsible to the Wells Team for ensuring support from the Fluids contractor is of an acceptable standard during the execution stage and providing additional support to the Wells Teams during well challenges.
Coaching and mentoring:
  • Accountable for developing learning methods to enhance fluids organisational capability within the Regional Wells Teams.
Contractor Performance:
  • Accountable for the technical aspects of Fluids contractor management as defined in the PSCM Category Management Common Process.
Fluids Sub Discipline support:
  • Responsible for assisting in increasing the capability of the BP Fluids Sub Discipline through support to the BP Fluids Community of Practice via regular participation in its meeting and support to working groups developing standards, training methods and knowledge systems.
Essential EducationCandidates will be educated to degree standard.
Essential experience and job requirementsAll positions are technical roles:

  • Candidates will have broad experience in Fluids either with an operator or service company.
  • Both operational and planning support in the office exposure is essential.
For the Regional positions, it is expected that candidates will have a good understanding of the cross-over to drilling and completion skills such as:
  • Operating in narrow pore pressure fracture gradient windows,
  • Hole cleaning practices,
  • Wellbore strengthening.
Other essential skills and knowledge
  • Candidates will have good interpersonal, report writing and influencing skills.
  • They will be expected to be motivated self starters.
  • Ability to Team Play is critical to support and interface with Fluids engineers in the Regions and in Central positions.
  • An understanding of contractor & contract performance management is a must.
Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Exposure to a range of operating regions, technologies and practices is desirable.
  • Candidates will be expected to demonstrate deep technical skills in line with the company’s operating regions that include:
    • wellbore stability,
    • shale chemistry,
    • formation damage,
    • sand-faced completions,
    • ERD practices,
    • multi-laterals,
    • completion fluids,
    • environmental awareness/regulatory compliance,
    • remote operations.
  • Deepwater and/or HTHP experience are a distinct advantage.
  • Leadership is a desirable quality.
  • Mobility is also desirable.
Relocation availableYes - including international/expat
Travel requiredYes - up to 25%
Is this a part time position?No
About BPOur business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

BP's Upstream segment focuses on finding reserves of oil and gas, developing the means to extract and process it and then consistently producing and transporting it to market. This involves using cutting edge technology to find the energy reserves, the ability to drill thousands of meters under the ground, designing, building and operating some of the world's largest most complex production onshore / offshore facilities and finally being able to transport these fluids, in order to provide energy to the world.

Through Technology we have designed industry leading solutions to drive business delivery and are continuously extending the limits of what we can do. We attract, inspire and retain a diverse talent pool with world class development, deployment and connectivity. Common processes and practices define the way we work, where we strive to make every well better than the previous one.
DisclaimerIf you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

BP is an equal opportunity employer.
Removal Date01-Jul-2012
Credit to : BP

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