Mar 10, 2024

Ahmed Mohamed Farag

  • Completion Specialist / Engineer
  • Egypt
Contractor Completions Drilling Executive Training

Personal Summary

Experienced Well Completion, Well Intervention, and Workover Engineer with a strong record of successfully managing well site operations and delivering efficient and cost-effective Completion and Workover projects. I have expertise in both offshore and subsea wells, and I am skilled in well control, well testing, sand control, and well integrity. With a Master's degree in Petroleum Engineering and a range of certifications, I am well-equipped to handle complex completion and Workover challenges. I am dedicated, detail-oriented, and committed to delivering high-quality results. Worked in different positions between the office and the field. Proven leadership skills, including managing, planning, and motivating other staff to achieve company objectives. An effective communicator at all levels within an organization.

Work Experience

Senior Completion Specialist
Oct 2015 - Present Abu Qir Petroleum Company – Energean JV
Worksite: Offshore Locations including platforms and subsea environments in the Mediterranean for both Rig and Rigless operations. Land Locations at Petrofayom Field in the Western Desert. In the office, for pre and post job duties. Key responsibilities:  Implement and control HSSE rules and requirements within the area of responsibility.  Design and supervise gravel pack pumping operations in terms of equipment, chemicals and personnel needs, in both cased hole and open hole operations.  Design and supervise gravel pack tools operations in terms of making up in workshop or at rig locations, space out, operations requirements, long lead items needs, and well bore sketches.  Implementing new designs in completion and providing the latest solutions in sand control designs. For example, performed the first through tubing gravel pack with Halliburton in the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt.  Prepare and execute programs for Rig operations like TCP-DST, E-Line Correlations, surface and downhole testing, single and dual completions.  Prepare and perform programs for all kinds of rigless operations like Coiled Tubing stimulation, milling, and sand cleanout.  Supervise all Slickline operations opening and closing producing zones, correlating depths accurately, memory gauges, and braided line fishing.  Supervise digital slickline and E-Line Operations like perforations, bridge plugs, and cement plugs.  Prepare completion, well intervention, and workover programs in well delivery workflow for well-specific designs following the BoD.  Prepare the documentation for the well life cycle and operational management of change.  Arrange procedure manuals for Well design, well completion, workover, and well intervention guidelines and programs.  Prepare feasibility studies for current wells for the options of workover, well intervention or side-tracks.  Works in coordination with geology, reservoir, drilling Department in new or existing fields.  Specify the technical requirements and scope of work for Completion equipment and associated services like Coiled Tubing, Slickline, E-Line, Sand Control services, Perforation, Surface and downhole Well Testing, and Machine Shops and participate in the tendering process, clarification and evaluation, ranking, and recommendation.  Support in tender evaluation process, both technical and commercial.  Monitor and control Contractors' and suppliers' achievements during the manufacturing period in accordance with contractual requirements such as safety, technical requirements, quality, cost, AFE, budget planning, QA/QC, etc.  Prepare material lists for current and upcoming projects and ensure that long lead material, personnel, and equipment are identified for procurement on time.  Manage the well site as requested in order to deliver wells in the most efficient manner while following up with the senior well engineer. Verify that all well operations are risk assessed and include mitigations plans and operations contingencies in the execution program.  Prepare post job reports, well histories, well schematics and lessons learned after each operation.  Report well operations activities in accurate timing.  Prepare and design lower and upper completion for Offshore Gas Wells for both Subsea and Dry tree applications.  Perform qualification testing and SITs to deliver new completion designs.  Estimate Rig/Rigless Operations costs on a daily basis and cost breakdown.  Participates as completion and workover representative in the Well delivery process (WDP).  Follow-up make-up/testing of completion sub-assemblies in coordination with all concerned parties.  Completion activities delegate to the process safety committee.  Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls, and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards and best practices.  Produce accurate and complex spreadsheets for tracking financial and commercial operations.  Supervises all Well Integrity-related activities during completion, workover, and well intervention phase.  Manage the execution of the operations carried out by the rig, following the drilling or completion program according to organization and well engineering standards.  Data base analysis and monitor well cost.  Maintain accurate equipment/materials inventories.  Improving time and cost charts in company operations.  P&A for dry wells following environmental & safety procedures.  Planning wells (vertical, deviated, and horizontal) shallow and deep wells for water injector, oil producer and gas producer, development and exploration wells.  Developing plans to improve the well production. Design and Monitor the installation of well completions for both subsea and dry tree wells.  Develop the detailed design of production and water injection wells completion and well bore interface. Key achievements and projects:  Orchestrated efficient collaboration among well site organization stakeholders, drilling contractors, sub-contractors, and service companies, resulting in streamlined well delivery, accelerated project timeline by 15%, and generated cost savings of $460k.  Participated in designing and executing the first through tubing gravel pack in the Mediterranean area in Egypt.  Performed more than 330 jobs in both rig and rigless operations in offshore and subsea wells.  Successfully evaluated both technically and commercially more than 50 tenders for 18 different services.
Coiled Tubing Field Engineer
Worksite: Offshore and Land locations and I worked for Field Operations Only. Responsibilities  Supervises all kinds of Coiled Tubing Jobs like stimulation, sand clean out, Post Frac jobs, Milling, etc.  Perform Preventive and corrective maintenance for Coiled Tubing, Fluid Pumping and Nitrogen Pumping equipment.  Effectively manage to perform many successful jobs with minimal loss time.  Prepare and sign field service tickets for the performed jobs. Achievements and projects  Promoted from a trainee Field Engineer to a Field Engineer and acted in the supervisory level in just 6 months from the hiring day.


Master of Science
Suez University
Bachelor of Science
Suez University