The Company was incorporated in 1978 to oversee operations in onshore concession areas covering approximately 21,000 square kilometers including five of the most important mainland oilfields in the region. During the first quarter of 2006, the inauguration of the North East BAB has been started.
Leads and coordinates the preparation and development of short/long term plans and programs for assigned area covering, business plan, field development master plan, performance enhancement program, quality improvement schemes, etc. Conduct technically/economical studies in conjunction with other departments/ divisions in support of such plans and programs and monitors and reports on divisional performance against them. Ensures that divisional plans are consistent with the company’s objectives and guidelines. Participates and may lead annual self audit teams including setting teams objectives, terms of reference, plan of action, ensuring timely execution of audit program and timely reporting of audit findings and recommendations. Employees intimate knowledge of the operations requirement, company objectives and policies to ensure adequacy of various plans and prepares and uses advanced planning and analysis tools to ensure consistency of divisional plans with company objectives and targets. Includes risk assessment, bench marking, cost and sensitivity analysis using available software such as 3MS, IFS, IDSS, DEAP to obtain, analyze data and forecast planning options.
a. Directs and supervises the activities of assigned personnel in the Planning Section. Performs supervisory functions and exercises financial authority at the level established by management for the position.
b. Coordinates the preparation and production of the Division’s rolling 5 year Business Plan including the semi annual plan overview. Includes liaising with counterparts in BSD to obtain plan requirements and with department heads and senior personnel in assigned area to obtain departmental contributions. Highlights all expenditure items in excess of $ 0.5 million ensuring proper justifications are included for such items in the plan overview. Maintains close liaison with all parties concerned throughout the planning cycle to ensure timely response to related queries until plan approval by ISH. Perpetrates technical write ups on reservoir, production, drilling, engineering and other related issues for inclusion in the plan document.
c. Prepares and maintains the Field Master Plan for assigned area in close coordination with other departments to ensure that all oil, water and gas production/injection activities are fully addressed and duly covered. Includes identifying objectives and activities, collecting, collating and analyzing pertinent data, liaising with PDD and EMPD to obtain their input, ensure consistency with set production/injection targets and consolidating into a draft master plan. Discusses with supervisor and divisional management concerned and finalizes accordingly. Reviews and updates quarterly to reflect changes in divisional objectives/targets, PDD, EMPD plans. Ensures the area’s asset integrity is maintained at all times and clearly reflected in the plan document.
d. Conducts technical/economical planning studies and prepares short and long term working programs in line with the division’s business, master plans objectives and Company guidelines in coordination with other departments, PDD, DD, EMPD and OSD, as required. This include studies on optimizing planning activities with respect to oil, water and gas production/injection, drilling schedules and work over programs, resource utilization and manpower planning to identify gaps and to ensure optimum levels are maintained to achieve divisional targets. Utilizes available software and planning tools for data gathering, analysis and projection including 3MS, PIES, IFS, IDSS, DEAP to facilitate planing, performance reporting and bench marking.
e. Coordinates and leads activity reporting within assigned division including the preparation/compilation of the division monthly planning reports covering key activities in oil production, water/gas injection, gas production, safety, contracts, cost control, etc. Highlights areas where deviations are noted which may impact divisional targets and follows up on corrective action to ensure targets are achieved as per original plan. Prepares the division’s contributions to the monthly corporate activity report including divisional performance measures. This includes obtaining other departments’ input, consolidating information in agreed format, drafting report for review by concerned department heads and subsequent approval of the division manager. Liaises with BSD to clarify any queries. Coordinates the preparation and updating of the divisions technical data and visitors booklets.
f. Participates in the development, review and maintenance of divisional policies, procedures and work practices and prepares appropriate recommendations for improvement. Develops division wide improvement plans and promotes their acceptance and implementation. Promotes effective working relationships with other functions in the area to ensure continued exchange of ideas aimed at enhancing business practices.
g. Reviews and scrutinizes all proposals for expenditures (EP/1s) and any other financial/budget proposal before further processing for management approval. Conducts necessary financial analysis (as per units set by ADCO) using net present value (NPV) and/or UTC techniques to ensure optimal economic options are adopted. Monitors changes to the division’s work plan and changes to PDD and EMPD plans and identifies their impact on approved budget. Identifies areas of savings and coordinates the preparation of JMC telexes to amend budget accordingly.
a. B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering Discipline.
b. 10 years planning experience in Oil/Gas production industry including intimate knowledge of production and maintenance functions or expereince in Reservoir or petroleum engineering with planning.
c. Very good knowledge of computer aided planning tools.
d. Very good knowledge of English.
e. Valid UAE driving license is preferable.