Senior Mud Engineer – Client of Five Continents in Abu Dhabi
Prepare more complex cement and mud programs, monitors closely program implementation and evaluates performance. Identify HSE hazards related to fluids chemicals and waste management and recommend corrective action. Prepares standards procedure manuals including problem-solving recommendations. Recommends the acid recipe. On call 24 hours a day. Accountabilities – Monitors the daily operations to determine the current status of wells undergoing drilling or workover and establishes the cement & mud requirements. – Evaluates products and carries out pilot tests as needed to arrive at the best & most economical cement composition and mud & workover fluids for operations. – Evaluates mud/ cement chemical properties to ensure they meet international standards. (e. g. A.P.I and oil companies Material Association (O.C.M.A) specifications. – Evaluates the available mud/ cementing products in the market and determines the mud chemical requirements, and specifications for procurement purpose and ensures its availability. – Supervises the performance of mud treatment/ cementing equipment and carries out the necessary studies to ensure the technical requirements are achieved. – Monitors closely the cost of the cement & drilling fluid on daily/weekly and per well basis and recommends necessary action to optimize cost. – Gives guidelines on laboratory testing for mud/ cement/ acid formations. Studies general drilling plans and develops required Cement/Mud Programs for each well to be drilled or worked over in liaison with the Drilling Engineers. – Discuss with cement/mud companiesâ€™ reps work related problems, development and use of chemicals, service equipment and techniques. – Introduce new technologies. – Performs other related duties such as preparation of various studies related to cement, mud and completion fluids. – Keeps abreast of technological development in the field of mud and cement engineering in the oil/ production industry and recommends their adoption by the Company. – Participates in the training and development of assigned UAE national employees. Administer on the job training/familiarization programs and reports on progress. – Knows the Company health, safety and environmental policy, procedures, regulations and objectives as they relate to his area of responsibility, and ensures that they are effectively implemented in his domain.
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