EPSRS and Subsea Studies Coordinator at Bell Oil & Gas


Bell Oil & Gas was incorporated in January 2002 and has experienced unprecedented growth in the Nigerian oil industry. The company is an independent oil services company which was formed and wholly-owned by Nigerians. We have quick access to international markets via our geographical spread and technology, together with access to international lines of credit Our vast experience cuts across several facets of the industry, together with affiliations with a number of reputable foreign companies. We are professional in applying this instinctive knowledge and experience to addressing your ongoing requirements efficiently and cost-effectively.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: EPSRS and Subsea Studies Coordinator

Location: Lagos (various missions to LADOL, Onne, Port-Harcourt, Contractors’ yards, OIMR vessels)
National: Nigerians and Expatriates
Status of Service Performance: Residential


  • The major activities of the Emergency Pipeline and Subsea Repair System (EPSRS) Coordinator cover the two main areas of emergency repairs, the conceptual strategy and the material management

Conceptual strategy
In line with Company Referential requirement and local organization, puts in place the requirement of an EPSRS:

  • Finalize with all stakeholders the exact scope of intervention of ESPRS, in particular with regards to subsea production units (valves,  instrumentation, wellheads, etc…)
  • Establish the EPSRS technical guide, covering asset register, most likely failure scenarios and guide through the repair process
  • Update components criticality ranking
  • Define repair scenarios and develop repair methodologies covering from damage investigation through to re-commissioning
  • Prepare detailed description of incorporable equipment to be used in case of repair
  • Source qualified suppliers and indicate delivery schemes, schedules, and costs
  • Provide guidelines for storage and preservation
  • Make recommendations for spares and contracting strategy
  • Identify Contractors capable of managing repairs of identified critical failure scenarios,
  • Challenge identified repair solutions proposed by Contractors
  • Identify necessary tools and procedures to manage repairs of identified critical failure scenarios,
  • Identify necessary spares
  • n collaboration with DW and Port-Harcourt (PHC) Districts Technical & Logistics Departments, define material management strategy for EPSRS material
  • Carry-out if necessary, tests on repair solution to ensure soundness
  • Carry out necessary studies where required to develop adequate solution to failures on subsea equipment
  • Organize training and awareness of various entities potentially involved in an emergency repair to ensure preparedness of organization
  • Be the Technical Administrator (TADM) for EPSRS stock materials
  • Be the custodian of EPSRS stock material technical supporting documents, e.g. mill certificates, material certificates, pressure test certificates, manufacturer certificates, etc…,
  • Be the guardian of EPSRS documentation quality assurance and quality control
  • Establish synergies between DW Districts Asset EPSRS strategies
  • Representing Company, participate in Work Groups on EPSRS matter with other Nigerian operators
  • Prepare the EPSRS organizational and maintenance procedures.
  • Create and maintain an organized directory tree on the common Drive.

Material Management
In collaboration with the Technical Logistics Department, establish a leadership position in order to ensure that:

  • EPSRS and operational surplus segregation are well organised for ex Project delivered material
  • EPSRS material is reviewed and inspected on receipt
  • Dedicated preservation plans are elaborated and put in place per type of material, ensure markings are readable
  • Regular inspection of EPSRS material is organised, result reports issued, and subsequent action plans put in place
  • EPSRS material is stored in specific and dedicated areas (open air, warehouse, confined environment…) as per Company Technical
  • Authorities (TA) and manufacturers or suppliers’ storage recommendations
  • FPSRS material and sunnerting documents are nronerly managed (UNISUP).
  • EPSRS material and supporting documents are properly managed (UNISUP)
  • Regular inspection, maintenance, repair, replenishment and recertification of EPSRS stock materials are implemented
  • Periodical (annual) reviews and update of EPSRS documentation are implemented.
  • Best use of storage facilities in LADOL, Onne or Port-Harcourt new pipe yard is determined in liaison with DW PHC District, by specifying the required space and conditions (open, sheltered and air conditioned) and access conditions.
  • Planning and costs are properly followed up (integrated schedule, internal cost exercises: IB, PCs, Re) Specification


  • Minimum of M.Sc in an Engineering discipline with strong technical background.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Oil and Gas operations and design.
  • Experience of Deep water/North Sea subsea operations
  • Worked with or for major pipeline or subsea Contractors.
  • Good knowledge in the following areas: pipeline design, subsea design, pipeline layout operations, subsea operations, contracts,
  • Awareness in the following areas in the oil and gas offshore business: risk assessment, marine design, marine operations, maintenance, inspection, design engineering, project, diving and ROV, quality.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Awareness of SAP and SYNERGI will be an advantage.
  • Rigor and critical sense, open-minded, keen on knowledge sharing.
  • Leadership and strong listening / communication skills.
  • Team working mterested and qualified?

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: manpower@belloil.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
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Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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