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Engineer Manager

Belgrade, Stari Grad, Serbia
June 06, 2019

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Goran Bacic





Dynamic and results-driven professional. Working as Integrity Engineer and Production Technologist for last 10 years.

Strengths: Well Integrity, Production Technology, Abandonment, Completion, Workover, Well Intervention and Well services operations, Drilling supervisory


08/17 onward - Private business, looking for opportunities

HCF Oman – Block 7

08/16 – 07/17 - DSV on Rig 109 – Drilling and Workover program execution. Supervising and monitoring drilling, workover and completion operations at rig site. Installation of ESPs and Jet pumps. HSE implementation. Deep wells.


05/14 – 05/15 – Consultant Senior Production Technologist for Hoist operations and Integrity in Shell Gabon.

Preparing Hoist work-over campaign for Toucan and Gamba-Ivinga Field.

Preparing Well Challenge Sessions for wells on sequence. Detailed review of all Ga-Iv Wellstock, building Wellbooks.

Preparation of Corrosion strategy, justification for continuation of Preventative Maintenance

Preparation of Procedure for Subsurface Integrity Tests. Challenges for improvements and cost saving.

PDO (Shell)

09/12 – 04/14 - Senior Well Integrity Engineer and Senior Production Technologist for North Directorate in PDO (Shell) – Qarn Alam Cluster

WIFP for North Directorate – coordinating all OND Well Integrity Engineers

Well integrity Focal Point for QA Cluster – Planning and execution of PM and CM activities for QA Cluster

Preparing Abandonment Isolation Strategy for Fields in QA Cluster

Review and ensuring quality of all Proposals for workover for QA Cluster in WSAM – monitoring daily execution of all workovers in QA Cluster

Abandonment Focal point for QA Cluster – isolation of high H2S reservoirs in QA – preparing of all proposals and execution of abandonment jobs.

Preparing Strategy and Economic Analysis for Cathodic Protection Project in QA Cluster

Meet and exceed well integrity compliance of cluster through continuous efforts, improvement of managing data, collaboration with others team members and other Departments, challenging current practices, suggest solutions and implementations of new technologies and methods.

Training of young Omani PTs for Production Technology and Integrity skills.

Member of Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee in PDO.

02/06 08/12 – Well Integrity Engineer and Production Technologist in Qarn Alam Cluster PDO (Shell)

Preparing Proposals for Well repairs with use Hoist, WL and NCP

Risk assessment and Technical Reviews for Deviations and Isolations

Production Technologist in water flooding field Saih Rawl – optimizing oil production with ESP and water injection. Modelling ESP wells and WI wells in Prosper, production optimization.

PT in Development field Mabrouk - Free flowing Oil wells. Preparing proposals for optimizing productions – AutoGL in Mabrouk, Velocity strings (Coil tubing) as a production string. Identified opportunity to use GD Gas – specific need for very precise allocation of HC. Calculations for HC allocations - Smart well completions Improvements of Downhole Gauges (Zentih)

Perform Decline Curve Analysis in OFM as a part of regular Annual Review Petroleum Reserves exercise – Saih Rawl Shuaiba field. Taking care to balance Voidage Replacement Ratio for SRS Field – Water flooding. Introduction of Cyclic Production in Blocks 142, 138 and 60 – increase of Oil gain and Oil Reserves

Liaison and Coordinator between QA Asset team and Well Services (Workover Hoists and Pumps)

Preparing Proposals for Well Abandonment and tracking execution. Abandonment Focal Point for QA Cluster

Design, execute and validate of Well tests with use of Station Facilities (Mabrouk and Saih Rawl) and with use of mobile VX, PI facilities (Mabrouk and Saih Rawl).

Introduction and monitoring Well tracer survey in Saih Rawl – showing proper water flooding with no short-circuit in most of Blocks

Actively participation in number of Change Implementation processes – EDM rollout, WIMS rollout, WSAM rollout, FSR rollout

11/04 01/06 Well Engineer in Well Services PDO (Shell)

Creating and executing work-over programs, preparing and designing completion list & services. Work in SAP

Coordination with third parties in planning and executing job.


09/04 10/04 Base manager in MIDWESCO LLC base in Fahud/Oman

Running base, coordinating with services and third parties. Human resource issues. Quality assurance. HSE monitoring. Preparing Drilling Rig (Rig 37) for operations for PDO/Shell contract..

01/04 08/04 Well Engineer in Well Services PDO (Shell)

Creating and executing work-over programs, material (completion) list & services. Work in SAP

Coordination with third parties in planning and executing job.

05/03 12/03 Client Service Engineer in Midwesco, PDO (Shell)

Creating work over programs, material list, coordination with third parties.

Working with three work-over hoists. Reporting to Operational Engineer in town.

07/01 04/03 Junior Work-over Engineer - Midwesco, PDO (Shell)

Assisting to RM in daily operations, preparing Daily reports, ordering and coordinating services and materials.

Member of hot shot crew for replacing Rig managers and Tool pushers, replacing same on short term.

Acting Base Manager with all responsibilities.

Conducting school for preparing Hoist personnel for IWCF certification and for Interview in PDO

Maintaining Midwesco KPIs, Service tracking of Daily reports

Member of Midwesco Fishing team, attending fishing jobs with full involment


03/01 07/01 Junior engineer in WL operations CROSCO Ltd.,

Member of Slickline crew, attending WL jobs

12/00 03/01 Engineer trainee at CROSCO

Member of Hoist crew, attending Workover jobs

Key Achievements

Preparing Proposals and Programs and executing more than 150 Workovers, which included: All types of well repair programs, Work over programs and completion designs, Acid jobs, ESP pump, Gas lift, Water injectors, casing repair job, fishing operation, Casing Patches, Chemical WSO, Geophone installation, Sand Control.

Preparing Proposals and tracking execution of Abandonment for more than 70 wells in Qarn Alam/PDO

Liaison and Coordinator between QA Asset team and Well Services 2009-2014

Fully responsible for planning and execution of all Preventative and Corrective Maintenance in Qarn Alam Cluster/PDO (800+ wells) 2006-2014

Preparing more than 200 FSR Deviations and Isolations with Risk assessment

Conducting Integrity Technical Reviews for more than 100 wells which resulted in making wells safe. Introduction of Cyclic production in 3 Well Patterns in Saih Rawl Field – (increase of reserves) – SPE paper SPE 13RCSC-P-359-SPE13RCSC-P-359-SPE


2011 – Oil North Directorate – award winner for OND Best practice Champion project for “OND Well Integrity Performance”

2012 – Doctor Abdullah Lamki Talent Award “DALTA” – nominee

2013 – Employee of the year in QA Cluster – “Star of QA”- “For keeping integrity performance and WFM/APM compliance of 100%”


Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering (University of Zagreb, Croatia) Graduated in October 2000 as a Master of Science for Petroleum Engineering


IWCF LEV4 for Drilling Supervisors – March 2019

Gas lift Winglue Training course – October 2009

PDO Advanced Winglue Training course – September 2009

DuPont Safety Training – Stop for supervision – September 2007

Production logging Cement evaluation – May 2007

Schlumberger Cement and corrosion evaluation workshop – May 2005

Shell Integrated Water Flood course – December 2007

Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines – March 2008

Shell CWI144 – Completion and Well Intervention Operation course – September 2008

Shell Production Technology Foundation course P264 – March 2013

WellCat (Prod & Tube) course – October 2010

Introduction to ESP Systems with using Prosper – February 2012

Advance ESP Training Course – November 2008

Initial Fire Response – 2013

H2S Awareness & Escape - 2013

Shell Advanced Well Integrity Management SLC course PT 300 – May 2013


Word, Excel, PowerPoint


REFERENCES ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST – some of them can be seen in my LinkedIn Profile:

Martijn Andrea - ex Team leader -

Roger Knight - ex Team Leader -

Ali Fadhil - ex Team Leader -

Waleed Bulushi - ex Team Leader -

Jan-Willem van der Lee - ex Manager - Brunei Shell

Moataz Riyami - ex Manager -

Ever Moes – colleague -

Sharifa al Ruheili – colleague -

Thomas Krasowski – ex Manager –

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