ConocoPhillips Environmental Specialist in WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Australia

Title: Environmental Specialist


Job Number: 00RNS

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $69 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,200 employees as of June 30, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,216 MBOED for the six months ended June 30, 2018, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.

In Australia and Timor-Leste our exciting portfolio includes the Bayu-Undan gas-condensate field in the Timor Sea, Darwin LNG facility in the Northern Territory and Australia Pacific LNG facility in Queensland. We also have exploration and appraisal projects off northern Australia including the Greater Poseidon and Caldita-Barossa fields.

ConocoPhillips Australia currently has a position available working within the Environment team, based in Perth, supporting the world class integrated LNG processing facility.

The role will be responsible for providing day to day support and assurance to the Bayu-Undan offshore facility, gas transmission pipeline and Darwin LNG facility, whilst also providing input and support to the Darwin LNG life extension, Subsea tie in and decommissioning projects. This is a dynamic position with a broad range of stakeholders, regulators and environmental aspects.

Key Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Ensure relevant operational licences are maintained and implemented to a high standard

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with regulatory agencies, keeping abreast of regulatory changes affecting environmental management practices

  • Coordinate the development, revision and approval of Environmental Management Plans, underpinned by detailed environmental risk assessments.

  • Coordinate the implementation of environmental monitoring programs and associated reporting (e.g. emissions, ambient air, marine, mangrove, ground and surface water)

  • Provide operational input into decommissioning planning, LNG plant modifications and engagement with upstream backfill interfaces, as required


To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following experience and qualifications:

  • Degree level qualifications in environmental science/engineering

  • Strong technical knowledge of environmental management, legislation and approvals processes within the oil and gas industry

  • Minimum 3 year’s working experience at Environment Specialist/Advisor level within the oil and gas industry

  • Experienced in the development and submission of NGER and NPI reports

  • Working knowledge of the Safeguarding Mechanism and ACCUs

In return, ConocoPhillips offers a culture of collaboration, work life balance and support for individual career and professional development.

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all pre-screening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of the 11th of December 2018.

ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Function: Health, Safety, Environment, and Regulatory

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: AUSTRALIA - WEST

Title: Environmental Specialist