P&A Engineer

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Norway

Conoco Phillips

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We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 13 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

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Job Summary

Plan & execute plugging and abandonment activities

Job Description

Accountability & End Result:

  • Apply and support HSE and Q best practices in planning of well operations Deliver planning and support of well operations
  • Optimize available resources during planning and execution of well operations Expand of individual knowledge / participation in synergy and experience transfer
  • Apply Schedule & Cost performance analysis
  • Comply to regulatory and corporate policy
  • Administrate allocated Servicecontracts

Assigned roles, responsibilities, procedures and other – general:

  • Plan safe, environmental sound and efficient well operations through collaborative efforts following the Well Design & Delivery Process and related policies/requirements
  • Be approachable, as well as willing to approach others, to help mentor and develop other engineers
  • Participate in special projects and task groups as required
  • Ensure well design and operations comply with corporate management standards and regulatory requirements
  • Provide technical support during operations (includes duty requirements/offshore as needed)
  • Track, analyze and investigate issues to improve operational performance
  • Provide input for risk assessment and mitigation plans
  • Monitor and analyze operational progress against plans and follow up on significant problems with corrective actions
  • Develop accurate cost estimates including appropriate contingency and secure funding for P&A programs according to the LRP.
  • Recommend implementation of new techniques and practices and conduct feasibility studies for new design concepts as needed
  • Document and champion lessons learned.
  • Prepare and archive relevant documentation for well operations
  • Support delivery of reporting to offshore, management, authorities
  • Administrate allocated service contracts and COPNO procedures
  • Provide P&A input to yearly LRP and ARO-process, and communicate same to stakeholders.
  • Facilitate the yearly P&A risk screening process.

Specific roles and responsibilities:

  • Assist the Drilling Supervisor in the coordination of offshore requirements and day-to-day events
  • Provide offshore support by holding pre-spud meetings, and assistance during critical drilling and workover operations, such as casing/cementing jobs

Required competency:

  • Master/Petroleum Engineer Degree or relevant education or experience
  • Sufficient computer skills to fluently use office applications and wells engineering software

Preferred competency:

  • Thorough understanding of Norsok D-010
  • Experience with Kabal Operator
  • Understand mathematical analysis, calculus, and other mathematics for design and troubleshooting
  • Understanding of downhole mechanical concepts and processes 
  • Able to work to develop new solutions to problems; skills to identify the source of the problem, create, and test solutions are needed

ConocoPhillips offers competitive terms of employment and good welfare benefits.

Any questions regarding the position or the recruiting process can be forwarded to COPNORecruiting@conocophillips.com.


You must complete the entire application process within the application deadline May 3rd, 2024.


Background checks will be performed, following consent from relevant candidates.


Please upload all relevant documents in the column Resume/CV such as motivation letter, CV and formal documentation of your highest education.

Apply Before: May 4, 2024


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the country where this job is located is NOT available for this position.


ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this job please visit careers.conocophillips.com.

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