Well Intervention Engineers who work for oil companies have a technical and project management role in delivering well intervention activities (inc. Wireline/Coiled Tubing/Snubbing) by providing well diagnostics and remediation to extend the life of the well.

The Well Intervention Engineer has the primary responsibility to maximize to value added by a well intervention activity whilst maintaining safety and meeting the objectives on time and within budget.

The key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Prepare programs, plan and coordinate the execution of the well intervention activities from onshore. Ensure all aspects of the operation are carried out according to approved programs, procedures and company and industry standards.
  • Continuously monitor and suggest and implement equipment, procedural and technical improvements where applicable.
  • Ensuring that lessons learned from previous intervention activities are applied to future activities
  • Look for new technologies that will improve performance/efficiency
  • Work with service companies to provide the most suitable and cost efficient solution to intervention activities.
  • Holds service companies accountable for their performance
  • Ensure that all aspects of the operation are carried out with constant emphasis on Health, Safety and Environment while adhering to applicable Company procedures and Governmental regulations / Legislations.