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Kampala, Uganda



April 13, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company based in France, engaged in the production and supply of energy products including oil, natural gas, and electricity. It operates in over 130 countries and is committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. The company focuses on sustainable development, investing heavily in renewable energies such as solar, wind, and biofuels. TotalEnergies aims to be a key player in the energy transition, promoting cleaner, more affordable, and more reliable energy solutions worldwide. With a diverse portfolio and strong emphasis on innovation, it strives to meet the world's growing energy needs while minimizing its environmental impact.


Job Title

Head of Completion & Well Engineering job a Total Energies

Job Description

There is no equivalent project of such an industrial drilling magnitude in a remote and sensitive area within the Group today. The Tilenga oilfields are partly situated in a protected National Park, partly beneath the river Nile wetlands area, and within densely populated area in a rural and remote part of Uganda. Activities exposed to the risk of major incidents with severe potential consequences due to local environment and important presence of NGO’s. Factory Drilling with a well delivered every 4 days using 3 drilling rigs simultaneously will necessitate standardization of equipment and procedures, strict enforcement of Drilling & Well instructions, safe and efficient logistic management on site. The project is focused on delivering the lowest possible cost, which requires challenging
TOTAL design concepts as well as substantially challenging the TOTAL referential.
Multicultural environment: Contractors are anticipated to be located in various parts of the world. Ugandan rules and regulations, administrative requirements and technical authorizations as well as International codes for onshore plant will apply

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of the Upper and Lower completion contracts, Wellheads & Xmas tree contract as well as rig less well intervention contracts.

  • Responsible for the kickoff and follow up of the detailed engineering, purchase orders and manufacturing of Upper and Lower completion equipment with immediate impact on first oil if delays.

  • Responsible for all the activities related to the wells SOR and engineering for Tilenga Factory drilling context: 1

  • well delivered every 4 days with 5 rigs, meaning designing an average of 100 new completions per year followed

  • Carry out the Call For Tender exercise and process for Well intervention, Wellheads & Xmas tree, Upper and

  • Lower completion equipment and services. Recommend Contractors for same.

  • Review detailed engineering before fabrication, to develop qualification procedure and program, to review and

  • approve the identified required physical tests on equipment (SIT, FAT,).

  • Assist the Drilling and Wells engineering leader for the preparation of the General Completion Program.

  • Prepare completion and wells intervention DRILLEX (CAPEX, OPEX).

  • Manage and coordinate Well intervention, Wellheads & Xmas tree, Upper and Lower completion contracts, ensuring contracts readiness and implementation prior operation start up, and during operations.

  • Liaise closely with the Contracts and Cost Control departments to ensure all contracts are up to date.

  • Elaborate in collaboration with Drilling engineering team and GSR team all necessary completion and well

    intervention requirements to issue wells’ SOR in due time.

  • Develop the detailed design for production and water injection wells completion, interventions, well testing

    and investigate innovative solutions.

  • Lead completion and well intervention engineering studies to ensure wells construction, wells integrity and

    wells production delivery.

  • Develop detailed completion and well intervention programs and operations guidelines, in line with FP


  • Select and promote new completion and well intervention techniques and equipment.

  • Update the weekly completion & wells intervention operations planning, in line with the drilling schedule, ensuring all equipment orders are in place to meet the activity requirements.

  • Prepare wells authorization for expenditures in relation with managed contracts.

  • Ensure preparation & participation of the Completions Team to Contractor Audits and Services Quality Meetings.

  • Coordinate the participation of Completions team to the Drilling Improvement Process system.

  • Ensure QAQC & follow-up of completion hardware consumables and stock throughout the supply chain process.

  • Initiate derogation dossiers and keep track of downgraded situations and mitigation plans.

Become a CPA

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Petroleum Industry MSc (or equivalent professional experience).

  • A minimum of 10 years of international experience in drilling engineering experience in completion engineering is a plus, and 3 years previous experience in an operational position.

  • Demonstrated management skills with contract management experience.

  • Multidisciplinary operational competencies in drilling and completion.

  • Master in problem analysis, decision making, team work and leadership. Good human relation and communication skill, with right balance of diplomacy and firmness with Contractors.

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