GS Contracts – Field Facilities

Position ID
Type Contract
Country Kazakhstan
Work Method 28 x 28 (11 hours)
Contact Tansulu Temraliyeva

Job Description:

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 position is a rotational position based in Tengiz and reports
directly to the Project Gathering System Contracts Advisor and ultimately
reports to the Contracts Lead Project Gathering System Supply Chain
Management. The Contracts position is responsible for executing contract
administration processes (including subcontracting oversight / approvals),
assisting the Project Manager with contractor management and
coordinating interfaces post-contract award for the project through
contract close-out. Additional responsibilities include the following:
Provide general contractual / commercial advice to Project Engineers /
Managers and prepare correspondence to Contractors on routine
contractual / commercial matters for approval by Company Representatives.
Act as a liaison between Project Engineering / Construction and other Company
Departments such as Finance, Legal and Contract Formulation.
Review correspondence from Contractors and ensure that replies are
prepared when necessary. Will participate in the preparation of these
responses where
appropriate or required.
Prepare and raise Work Authorizations, Service Order Contracts as
required for approval by Company Representatives for issue to Contractors.
Obtain guarantees, insurance certificates etc. as required from
Contractors and forward to Legal, Insurance and Contract Formulation
Groups as necessary for review and approval.
Advise the Project Controls Supervisor and other Company
Representatives on change control matters (Change Orders).
Raise Contract Supplements / Extensions / Change Orders for approval by
Company Representatives and obtain Contractor signatures also.
Review draft sub-contract enquiries, requests for proposals, bid
evaluations, and draft sub-contracts.
Gather data for the purposes of management reporting and Contractor
performance/progress management

Job Requirements:

BS / MBA in Engineering or Commercial Management field preferred
10+ years Oil and Gas Industry contracting experience with some
experience in major capital projects preferred
Competent proficiency in contracting / subcontracting skills
Experience in Project Services, Construction, or Production contracting
areas preferable
Strong analytical, negotiation, and communication skills

Terms and Conditions:

Tengiz 28/28

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