• Advanced Regulatory Representative

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  • Overview

    EGC is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its value-added organic drilling program.  The company's properties are located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore.  


    • Keep company informed of any changes to permit requirements and ensure the company is operating within regulatory compliance with approved permits and plans
    • Prepare and submit Exploratory Plans (EP) and Development Operations Coordination Documents (DOCD); this includes revised plans
    • NPDES Compliance: Coordinate NOI & NOT for all operated locations, monthly review of Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMR’s) and assure accuracy of reports & review of any non-compliances
    • Air/Emissions: Coordinate required permitting for all applicable locations
    • GOADS: Coordination of gathering data for all operated locations
    • Coordination of Surface Commingling and Measurement Agreements/Modification/Updates/Notifications
    • Prepare and submit Annual Unit Plans of Operations
    • Prepare and submit Structure Applications and Pipeline Applications
    • Prepare and submit Right-of-Use & Easements (RUE), Suspension of Operations/Production, Lease Terminations
    • Prepare and submit permits for Decommissioning Operations (wells, pipelines & structures)
    • Gather information, prepare and submit application for all types of well work, to include Applications to Drill/Sidetrack, and Applications to Modify for drilling, workover/recompletion and abandonment operations (including submittal of Weekly Activity Reports & End of Well Reports)
    • Prepare and submit Gas Cap Application and Lease Line Waiver Requests
    • Prepare and submit Secondary Recovery Applications
    • Handle sustained casing pressure departure requests
    • Responsible for after hours email/calls when monitoring wells, facility departures, nav-aid outages, etc.
    • Help maintain Permit Activity Report
    • Revise permits as needed for changes to the drilling and workover program to prevent any rig delays or shutdown of work in progress
    • Attend industry meetings as Energy XXI representative


    May Require:

    • Assist HSE&R with maintenance of Regional Oil Spill Response Plan (OSRP)
    • Conduct due diligence audits prior to acquisitions if needed
    • Prepare and submit Emergency Evacuation Plans for drilling activities
    • Prepare and submit applications for aids to navigation permits (U.S. Coast Guard)
    • Prepare and distribute site specific Rig Manuals for rig operations



    • Ability to work independently with no supervision
    • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities
    • Strong attention to detail; ability to perform duties with a high level of accuracy and problem solving skills required
    • Work well under pressure, meeting deadlines and changes in plans constantly
    • Possess ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
    • Effective written and oral communication skills required with Federal agencies and Energy XXI personnel
    • Functionally competent, well organized, flexible with changing priorities, and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously under deadlines
    • Demonstrate trust and professionalism while performing job duties with ability to work in multi-team environmentStrong computer skills in Microsoft Office and web-based programs
    • Relieve Regulatory Manager as needed
    • Take initiative with indirect supervision
    • Prepare and submit Facility/Surface Safety System Applications (modifications/as-builts)
    • Prepare and submit Facility Variance Requests (temporary quarters, acid flowbacks, etc.)
    • Prepare and submit Facility Departure Requests (pollution waivers, firewater departures, safe zone & welding enclosures)
    • Coordinate Pre-Production & Pre-Use Inspections with BSEE & Compliance Foreman
    • Provide support if needed to help maintain INC to component for BSEE Production, drilling & workover inspections




    • Ten + years’ experience in Regulatory dealing with Gulf of Mexico, OCS Federal Waters (shelf waters preferred)
    • Full knowledge of oil and gas Federal and State regulations, and the regulatory permitting and leasing process
    • Thorough knowledge of environmental federal & state regulations relating to air and water (NPDES, LPDES, GOADS, etc.)
    • Strong working relationship with the regulatory agencies (BSEE, BOEM, USCG, COE, EPA & LDEQ)
    • Knowledge of BOEM Air Quality, NEPA Requirements and Exploration & Developmental Plans
    • Knowledge of BSEE Well Control Rule, Subpart H Production Safety Rule, Worst Case Discharge
    • Must be able to work after hours if needed to obtain verbal approvals, etc.
    • Must be able to travel when needed


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • College degree and/or equivalent experience in Regulatory

    Programs/software used:


    • OWL, OCSBBS, Sonris
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Ewell (BSEE)
    • TIMS Web (BSEE)



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