Freewell Ltd




Possessing over 38 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, working in a variety of regions worldwide with multiple clients.


international companies serviced.


Years of experience in the oil and gas industry with multiple clients.

Lead Engineer

Lead Engineer


Peter Freer

Professional engineer with over 35 years of oil and gas industry experience.

Professional Experience

Senior Completition & Intervention Engineer

Nov 2019 - Apr 2020

Trident Energy, London, UK

  • Implemented the detailed completion engineering consisting of a five well work scope.
  • Engineering the sand face completion philosophy (Open Hole Gravel Pack) and Upper Completion Requirements (Both ESP and Gas Lift).
  • Created the completion services/tangibles invitation to tender documentation.
  • Analysed the ITT, awarded the service procider with contracts going forward.

Well & Intervention Engineer

Apr 2019 - Nov 2019

Shell International, Aberdeen, UK

  • Challenged with two high risk wells in Nigeria Swamp Area, Afremo-06 and Agbaya-01.
  • Insigate and produced concept select/define phases for both wells.
  • De-scoping of Afremo to reduce costs by 95%.
  • Initial Concept development of Agbaya working in combination with in-country knowledge/expertise.
  • Carrying forward concept/define stage gates to allow operations to commence on damaged well head/casing due to local unrest/explosives.
  • Concept/Define planning for complicated work over operations.
  • WellCat Analysis, right scoping, achieving TA-2 and TA-1 endorsments.

Senior Completion & Well Test Engineer

Sep 2018 - Jan 2019

Angus Energy, Brockham, UK

  • Design/Procurement of completion, DST string equipment.
  • Vendor Evaluation
  • QA/QC of all proposed downhole equipment/TCP.
  • Contract Holder for all vendor down hole equipment.
  • Program Preparation.
  • Supervise installation of all down hole equipment.

Senior Completition & Intervention Engineer

Jul 2017 - Apr 2018

Taqa Bratani, Aberdeen, UK

  • Actively involved in well abandonment technology, innovation and development of technical solutions for well abandonment.
  • Design, plan and instigate new development well completions.
  • Leads the preparation of Well abadonment/ Re-completion planning including permit and consent preperation, concept and detail well programmes, risk assessments and other related work planning.
  • Promote Research and development opportunities in well abandonment.
  • Worked with the Well abandonment contractors to ensure abandonment designs follow TAQA Bratani design and cost estimation guidelines.
  • Provides well abandonment time and cost estimates to relevant departments.
  • Lessons learned with regard to well abandonment to TAQA Bratani's Well's department.
  • Provided support to Senior Well Integrity Engineer in application of TAQA Bratani's well integrity management system (WIST).
  • Provided support, knowledge, skilled advice and assistance to the well's team in performing well services, workover.
  • Participated in risk assessments.

Senior Well Test & Completion Engineer

Dec 2016 - Jul 2017

Cairn Energy, Edinburgh, UK & Senegal

  • Deep Water Offshore Senegal Project (2,200m). DST Programme preperation in accordance with the well design.
  • Planning for equipment/services/personnel.
  • Supervision of all sub contractors to carry out DST operations, well test operations, wireline operations, down hole DST tools in accordance with well operations.
  • Supervise offshore operations (Stena DrillMAX).
  • Detailed risk assessments and HAZOP's undertaken to qualify the proposed equipment.
  • Detailed design of selective horizontal lower completion including intervention requirements.

Senior Well Test & Completion Engineer

Aug 2015 - Sep 2016

Petro Celtic, Hassi Messaoud, Algeria

  • Full Tender preperation and evaluation for Well Test, completions, slickline, coil tubing.
  • Contract Execution, completion design, well test clean up design and all associated intervention requirements for field development.
  • Service provider focal point and co-ordination.
  • Field Work-over planning/snubbing unit interfaces.

Senior Well Test & Completion Engineer

Feb 2013 - May 2015

Hess, Kurdistan & Dubai

  • BOD preperation, tender evaluation, TRA, contract ownership.
  • Plan and engineer a six zone Well test in the Shakrok field, up to 40% H2S and 15% CO2 using standard DST and stimulation techniques and shrouded ESP DST techniques for a highly fractured carbonate reservoir also utilizing Jet Pump Technology.
  • Program Preperation, peer reviews, risk assessments.
  • Ensuring that all well test programmes are complete and that all well test equipment is ready for WDX process.

Senior Completion Engineer

Jun 2012 - Feb 2013

SonaHess, Algeria

  • Design and engineered 3X production wells (ESP), 3X Water production wells, 1X gas injector and 2X water injectors, WellCAT analysis performed.
  • Detailed preperation of the completion design philosophy documents for the BMS project, technical specifications and bid evaluation.

Completions & Well Test Advisor

Dec 2010 - Jun 2012

RWE Dea, Hamburg

  • Advise on worldwide completion operations, reviewing operational programs.
  • Provide technical well services support for RWE employees.
  • Provide technical completions support for all RWE employees.
  • Peer review opreational programmes within RWE Turkmenistan HPHT and worldwide.

Senior Completion & Engineer

Aug 2009 - Dec 2010

Tullow Oil, Jubilee, Ghana

  • Sole point of contact for all completion vendors based in Takoradi, Ghana.
  • Perform quality control (QC) work as required to ensure efficiency of all operations.
  • Perform on-site inspections as required of service company equipment and services, perform offshore QC inspections as required, and task based risk assessments.
  • Specify well equipment requirements. Facilitate scheduling and procurement of well equipment.
  • Ensure all necessary equipment is available as required.
  • Responsible for the timely supply of personnel, resources and equipment at the well site for the ongoing activities during well completion operations. All lessons learned to ensure a smooth and safe operation is carried out.
  • Implement work programmes including operation readiness and set up of all completion activities in line with contractual commitments.
  • Coaching for performance (safety and operation) of completion operation engineers and supervisors to improve their autonomy and ability to take ownership at wellsite.
  • Lead risk mitigation and contingency work front for completion operations Execute.
  • Responsible for operations mobilization and demobilization management liaising with DMCs off and onshore.
  • Primary Interface with relevant Completion Supplier for their application and manage all sub supplier work front interfacing with the rig.
  • Ensure compliance for Code of Conduct is maintained with suppliers.
  • To provide leadership and assurance (people, plant and process) around well completions delivery.
  • Regularly perform service partner audits with a view to improve efficiencies and ensure compliance to all contractual obligations.
  • Installation of 5X FMC HXT from an intervention vessel ( Olympic Triton) in the Jubilee field to allow batch completion operations to commence.

Completion Engineer

Mar 2008 - Aug 2009

BP plc, WOS (West of Shetland), Aberdeen

  • Completion design and implementation of the West of Shetland Fionaven and Schahallion development campaign.
  • Water injector/Production wells designed from initial conception to final injection/production.

Well Operations Engineer

Mar 2008 - Aug 2009

BP plc, Dyce, Aberdeen

  • Provide technical well services support for the Monan field.
  • This technical support includes preparation of interventions, managing the existing well stock and providing detailed support in the area of wells and sub sea trees.

Completion Engineer

Nov 2006 - Mar 2008

Marathon, Aberdeen

  • Varied completion issues including metallurgy selection, stress analysis, tube movement, gas lift design, perforating strategy, packer selection, well bore cleanout, etc.
  • Technical assistance to the Well Service Group concerning well integrity management.
  • Co-ordinating with the Material Controller on material issues and with the Drilling Technician on data search/analysis issues.
  • Acting as the focal point at the onshore location during a well completion project, in order to provide technical support for the Offshore Drilling Supervisor.
  • Communicating and co-ordinating work plans with the onshore representatives of the relevant service companies.
  • Keeping a clear record of lessons learned throughout an operation and providing appropriate notes to the Drilling Technician for the End of Well Report.

Completion Engineer

Nov 2005 - Nov 2006

BP plc, WOS, Aberdeen

  • Completion design and implementation of the West of Shetland Fionaven and Schhallion development campaign.
  • Water injector/Production wells designed from initial conception to final injection/production.
  • All well design parameters and sourcing of equipment to include new technology input to ensure the life of field.
  • The design and qualification of the completion (FP-02) Multi-lateral (Star Burst) , ESS SMART producer.

Completion Engineer

Mar 2002 - Nov 2005

TotalFinaElf, Pau, France

  • Responsible for the engineering of deep water subsea (1450m) well completions on the Rosa/Lirio field (Offshore Angola) while positioned in the TFE technology headquarters in Pau.
  • Participation in final selection of completion design and specifications for the Rosa lirio field.
  • Performance of cost benefit exercise as required in his domain of activity to challenge the reservoir engineering requirements and select the most fit for purpose equipment.
  • Liaison with SPS team for definition of the requirements for subsea Xmas trees, tubing hanger and interfaces with the control system.
  • Participation in project Well Intervention evaluation, with classification of the type of interventions and definition of the associated means required to carry out the work, liase with other Block 17 projects and TFE E&P Angola Operations to define synergies between the field requirements.
  • Contribution with short listing of suppliers.
  • Preparation technical specifications.
  • Manufacturing plant Auditing of all Completion vendors, BOT, Schlumberger, HES, Weatherford.
  • Participation in tender evaluation for completion equipment.

Completion Engineer

Jun 2000 - Mar 2002

BP plc, Aberdeen

  • Overall completion design and implementation of the Forties field re-development campaign.
  • Dual gas lift, ESP and water injector wells designed from initial conception to final production.
  • All well design parameters and sourcing of equipment to include new technology input to enhance the life of field.

Shell Well Life Cycle Engineer

Mar 1999 - Jun 2000

Shell, Aberdeen

  • The position involved the initial concept of wells to be drilled by the Santa Fe 140 in conjunction with the Production Technologist to follow through the Shell Well life plan.

Project Engineer/ WSS

Jul 1998 - Mar 1999

Halliburton Integrated Solutions, Diamond drilling

  • Working in outpost location for Shell Expro’s Subsea Vertical Alliance (SVA) with the Santa Fe 140 rig team members as lead Contractors Project Leader during the completion phase of the Guillemot West horizontal well completion project.

Well Services Supervisor

Jan 1998 - Jul 1999

Halliburton Integrated Solutions, North Sea (Shell)

  • Supervision of all Sub contractors on various Semi-submersible rigs in the North Sea. Sedco 714, 712, 704, Ocean Nomad, to carry out well completions, Wireline operations, Coiled tubing and Production testing in accordance with well operations programmes and schedules.

Welltest Engineer

Jul 1997 - Jan 1998

Expro Group Integrated Services Ltd (EGIS)

  • Planning, programming, offshore supervision of Mobile drilling units.

Field Engineer

Apr 1993 - Jul 1997

Oilphase Sampling Services, Aberdeen

Commissioning Engineer, Bayaux

Sep 1991 - Apr 1993

Geoservices International, France

Chief Well Test Operator/Supervisor

Aug 1990 - Sep 1991

Schlumberger Testing

Field Engineer

Sep 1989 - Aug 1990

Metrol Technology Ltd

Well Test Chief Operator

Jan 1982 - Sep 1989

Expro North Sea Ltd

Training Courses


Reservoir Geomechanics


Stanford University - School of Engineering

Completed GEOPHYSX0001 for Reservoir Geomechanics.

Diploma in Mechanical & Production Engineering (OND)

1981 - 1983


Completion Engineering/Supervision

  • Intelligent well system engineering and specification.
  • Completion equipment selection and specification.
  • Conceptual & detailed completion design.
  • Facilitate CWOP.
  • Completion/Intelligent equipment SIT.
  • Tubing stress analysis services (WellCAT).
  • Stand Face Design.
  • Sand control analysis and selection.
  • Sandface completion design & sand control.
  • Downhole equipment metallurgy studies.
  • Completion FEED studies.
  • Well Cost Estimates.
  • Sub-Surface Interface.
  • Completions, Workover.
  • Onshore/offshore/Deep water supervision.
  • Subsea equipment selection and specification.

Well Test Engineering/Supervision

  • Facilitate TWOP.
  • Surface Well Test equipment selection.
  • Downhole DST equipment selection.
  • Perforating system design and testing.
  • Formation damage analysis.
  • Sand Face selective systems.
  • Onshore/Offshore well test supervision.
  • Program generation.
  • Conceptual & detailed well test design.
  • Facilitate IWOP.
  • Comprehensive slickline planning/supervision.
  • Slickline/e-line tractor operations.
  • Logging operations.
  • Sampling operations.
  • Slickline/e-line perforating operations.
  • Coil Tubing Operations.
  • Milling Operations.
  • Well Isolation Operations.
  • Well Integrity.
  • Well Abandonment.


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