Oil Field Facility Integrity Manager (Expat Assignment)

Date: Apr 9, 2024

Location: Cairo, EG

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities


The Apache Asset and Facility Integrity Manager position is seconded into Apache’s KPC JV & formally reports to the Apache KPC Operations Manager.   The Asset/Facility Integrity Manager will direct Asset Integrity Management Programs for Apache Egypt. These programs include PSM, maintaining integrity for pipelines, pressure equipment, facility piping and storage tanks and chemical management services (CMS). The chosen candidate will have experience in leading experienced asset integrity creating and maintaining programs to continuously reduce asset risk, minimize failures, and improve operations. 


Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
•    Schedule and track completion of budgeted projects including contractor management
•    Manage facilities Risk Based Inspection (RBI) programs, pipeline maintenance and in-line-inspection programs, and all chemical services including tendering, forecasting, inventory, delivery, spend
•    Analyze and report operational risks to management  
•    Evaluate inspection data, prepare recommendations, and perform fitness for service assessments
•    Manage Asset Integrity system databases housing inspection results, due dates, anomaly lists, assessments and repair data and develop Asset Integrity strategies to improve process safety and operational reliability.
•    Monitor and report key performance indicators and metrics for the Integrity Management Program
•    Manage and lead integrity related failure investigations
•    Prepare and implement to a 5-year inspection plan for pipelines, pressure equipment and PSVs and manage process safety assurance through facility and pipeline integrity management.
•    Works with Ops and Dev engineers and operations staff to provide assurance for application of Integrity Management (IM) and Pipeline Integrity Management System (PIMS) policies.
•    Develop and track leading indicators for LOPC barrier health.
•    Prepare annual risk register for executive leadership team
•    Provide subject matter expertise for asset integrity management and pipeline operations.
•    Provide safety leadership, counsel and technical support to Development and Operations teams on asset integrity and process safety so that APA EGYPT meets its safety, environmental, production and cost ambitions.
•    Participate in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA)/hazard evaluations for facility design.
•    Monitor leading and lagging process safety key performance indicators.
•    Manage static equipment repair contracts to insure safe and cost-effective delivery 
•    Developing and implementing integrity management strategies and programs
•    Review the classes of critical equipment (critical valves, fire & gas protection and fire water systems) and prioritize the development of additional inspection programs 
•    Serve as primary management focal point for assurance of operations integrity and operations risk management decision making
•    Plan inspection programs and coordinate production downtime planning, contracting and procurement required for the successful inspections and potential repairs

Qualifications & Experience


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:


Desired Experience
•    20 years’ asset integrity experience in oil and gas facilities and pipelines including PSM, MOC, RBI, corrosion, flow assurance, production and integrity chemicals, 
•    Bachelor of Science - Engineering Degree in petroleum, chemical, metallurgy, materials preferred
•    Five years in supervisory or team lead position
•    Five years’ experience in working with different culture from country of origin
Skills & Competencies
•    Demonstrated leadership experience with IOGP 9 Life Saving Rules
•    Demonstrated Asset Integrity expertise in, but not limited to: HSE; overall oil & gas production operations; gas compression, gas handling, production delivery; waterflood facilities; opportunity identification; facility performance & analysis; oil field chemicals; wax & scale control, internal& external corrosion control, oil water separation; inspection planning; activity planning; budgeting; cost control; cost optimization
•    Demonstrated experience leading oil field chemical management services
•    Experience with API, NACE, ASME standards including 653/570/510, RP0169, protective coatings, 
•    Experienced with AIChE Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) 20 elements of risk-based process safety
•    Demonstrated leadership qualities & ability to deliver projects through to completion/implementation 
•    Proficiency in using most planning, project & facility software (MS Projects, etc.)
•    Problem solving, ingenuity, imagination & creativity
•    Ability to work in an integrated team environment & communicate effectively across disciplines
•    Experience & a good understanding of financials related to production operations 
•    Effective and efficient verbal & written communication skills; strong team player
•    Willingness to share information & technical knowledge
•    Experience at mentoring & the ability to train EGPC employees
•    Proficiency communicating regulations, risk management, and risk assessment skills
•    Proficiency at using the industry standard suit of Microsoft Office applications is essential
•    Be a leader and actively participate in developing a better KPC
•    Fluent in English (read & write) with excellent communication skills


The successful candidate will lead by example through successfully demonstrating the following:

  • Core Competencies
    • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
    • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache’s business success;
    • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
    • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one’s behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.
  • Leadership Competencies
    • Servant Leadership: Inspires and enables performance excellence through feedback, empathy, development and empowerment;
    • Strategic Mindset: Applies business acumen to see the big picture, understand business issues, and exhibit financial stewardship;
    • Change Leadership: Inspires change by challenging the status quo, generating support, and executing improvement projects to achieve business outcomes; and
    • Leading Effective Teams: Enables performance excellence through effective structure, delegation, and motivation.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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