Overview / Responsibilities

WOOD (trading locally as QED International) is currently looking for Development Planning

Engineer to join our client NCOC in Atyrau (for locals/kazakh passport holders).

  • Coordinate and execute development studies for the assigned asset as directed in all its aspects: Geoscience and Reservoir, Drilling & Completion, Development Architecture, Process, Surface Installations, Operating
  • Philosophy, Permitting and Regulatory, Cost Estimation, Planning, and Economics, taking into account NCOC
  • CMS procedures, local constraints, PSA compliance, and local regulations.
  • Coordinate and lead integrated teams (surface & subsurface) to progress the development studies from
  • Preliminary studies phase to concept selection.
  • Utilize lessons learned and experience from Experimental Phase and other Kashagan development phases on applied studies.
  • Prepare and execute the schedule of studies in line with field development plans
  • Prepare and agree work program and deliverables, and associated budget and planning.
  • Provide assistance to set up of the adequate organization for achieving these studies
  • Provide the assistance when required to the management of interactions with Commercial team, High management of NCOC, Co-Ventures, external national authorities and ministries.
  • Ensure regular reporting to any stakeholder, external and internal, as requested,
  • Assure compliance of the recommended development plan with applicable national and international standards, and the justification of any derogation as required.
  • Promote innovative concepts whenever possible and ensure evaluating them for optimization of the
  • development plan.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree MSc or equivalent level (5 years) in engineering or subsurface related discipline.
  • Demonstrable experience (min 5 years) and proven track record in oil & gas engineering and development
  • Previous experience and familiarity with RoK and/ or other Caspian projects highly desirable.
  • 5 years minimum of experience, including assignments to operational positions in subsidiaries and deep knowledge of one or two subsurface and/or surface trades.
  • Good knowledge of the different aspects of production and exploration, particularly the process of appraisal and development of reservoirs.
  • Good knowledge of the process of project maturation including planning, budgeting, resourcing, reporting, reaching milestones, approvals and project handover.
  • Wide technical knowledge.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve complex technical / commercial problems and to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Full understanding of importance in planning and executing projects in the Oil & Gas business.
  • Proactive approach to decisional process.
  • Knowledge of all relevant discipline codes and standards.
  • Full understanding of HSE importance in planning and executing projects.
  • Proactive approach to HSE issues and process of safety/hazard management;
  • Knowledge of all relevant discipline codes and standards