GS Contracts Specialist - Pipelines

Position ID
Type Contract
Country Kazakhstan
Work Method 28 x 28 (11 hours)
Contact Gulsum Tuleusheva
Telephone 87122900100 Ext:107

Job Description:

High Level Job Description/Scope
Company is developing the Tengiz and Korolev crude oil fields in western
Kazakhstan under a concession agreement that expires in 2033. Net daily
production in 2012 averaged 218,000 barrels of crude oil, 301 million
cubic feet of natural gas and 18,000 barrels of NGLs. The majority of
Company’s crude oil production was exported through the Caspian Pipeline
Consortium (CPC) pipeline. The balance of production was exported via
rail to Black Sea ports. In November 2012, Company produced the 2 billionth
barrel of crude oil from the Tengiz and Korolev fields since its formation in
In 2012, FEED activities were initiated for three projects. The Wellhead
Pressure Management Project is designed to maintain production capacity
and extend the production plateau from existing assets. The Capacity and
Reliability Project is designed to reduce facility bottlenecks and increase
plant efficiency and reliability. The Future Growth Project is designed to
increase total daily production by 250,000 to 300,000 barrels of oilequivalent
and to increase the ultimate recovery of the reservoir. The
project would expand the utilization of sour gas injection technology
proven in existing operations.
The work scope for activity in Tengiz has been divided into five distinct
groups: 3GP, 3GI, Controls & Power, Gathering Systems and Pipelines, and
Detailed Job Description
The Contracts Specialist position is a rotational position based in Tengiz
and reports directly to the FGP Gathering System Contracts Advisor and
ultimately reports to the Contracts Lead FGP Gathering System Supply
Chain Management. The Contracts Specialist is responsible for preparing
and developing Service Orders, Contractor Service Agreements,
Construction Agreements, Contract Briefs, Contract Status Sheets and
Memos for all levels of Management. Additional responsibilities include
the following:
Drafts contract amendments as required
Ensures compliance with applicable company policies, formation
agreement and applicable laws.
Prepares bid packages including scope of work, compensation schedules,
etc. to be sent to prospective contractors.
Coordinates the entire bid process including receipt of bids, bid
acknowledgement, clarifications to bidders, bid openings, bid evaluations,
bid negotiations and notification to bidders of outcome.
Assists in multiple levels with contract negotiations, maintaining
appropriate documentation and finalizing contract terms and conditions
with contractor.
Ensures compliance with established Contracting Policies / Procedures.
Review correspondence from Contractors and ensure that replies are
prepared when necessary. Will participate in the preparation of these
responses where appropriate or required.

Job Requirements:

BS in Economics, Supply Chain Management, Oil and Gas Technical
Program or other educational disciplines
5+ years Oil and Gas Industry experience; contracting experience
desirable / preferred
Good oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical and technical skills
A solid team-player

Terms and Conditions:

Tengiz 28/28

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