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Assistant Cost Control Engineer – Wells - VR/22316

Status: Temporary
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/22316
Rate: Available Upon Request

Temporary requirement to join E&P organisation with operations worldwide. This is initially for 6 months and is due to an increase in activity. The key focus of the role is providing cost control support to the Well Operations Team.


Main Duties:


  • Implementing and maintaining a complete well cost accounting control procedure.
  • Supporting the Wells / Intervention Department AFE / high level budget procedures.
  • Creating individual Well / Interventions AFE estimates in conjunction with Engineers.
  • Monthly overviewing and reviewing of issues.
  • Weekly overviewing and reviewing of costs with Drilling and Intervention Superintendents.
  • Stock and logistics management.
  • Ability to constructively challenge and guide the Wells Team with regard to costs.
  • Ensuring that cost commitment and forecast expenditure is reported on a daily basis during drilling operations and ensuring that all information is accurately and correctly inputted.
  • Ensuring that all AP issues are corrected in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring that all vendor queries are corrected and challenge quotes.
  • Checking and recording correct allocations of shared or common costs.
  • Investment tracking and reviewing.


This role would suit someone with similar experience in a cost control role ideally having worked in an E&P environment previously.  You should have the ability to work autonomously, be analytical and have a keen eye for detail.  Strong communication skills are essential.

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