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Well and Facility Asset Management Professional

NOC #12102, #70012

  • Environment Primarily indoor/office work
  • Education High school diploma
  • Average salary $72,000 to $155,000

Career profile

Well and facility asset management professionals gather, analyze and report information about company well and facility assets, including operating and non-operating wells (onshore and offshore), and field-based facilities and pipelines. They have in-depth knowledge of wells and facilities and manage the technical and regulatory reporting requirements throughout the assets’ lifecycles.

They ensure that a company fulfils its business obligations with partners as well legislative and regulatory obligations in the jurisdictions where they operate. They ensure that relevant data is captured and useable in a database and assess any reporting requirements internally, with partners or with regulatory bodies.

Exploration and production, Oil and gas services, Pipelines, Oil sands

In this occupation activities may include:

  • Analyzing well operations reports to ensure the wells and facilities asset management system accurately reflects the operations and down-hole configurations
  • Recording surface pressures and gas and liquid rates and determining a well’s production viability
  • Liaising with government agencies, partners and internal staff regarding operational reporting and data sharing issues
  • Generating reports and information from the wells and facilities asset management system to support business decision-making


  • A high school diploma (or equivalent) is typically required. However, a post-secondary diploma or degree in a relevant field, such as business, petroleum technology, land administration or records management is considered an asset. The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), in partnership with the Centre for Energy Asset Management Studies (CEAMS), offers an Energy Asset Management (EAM) two-year diploma.


  • Specific health and safety certifications will be determined by job requirements
  • Standard and emergency first aid
  • H2S Alive
  • Travel likely required
  • Primarily indoor/office work
  • Work not physically demanding

You know a lot about oil or gas wells and facilities. You enjoy being able to serve as a resource. You’re organized and exceptionally good with multitasking, demanding deadlines and time management.

  • Active listening
  • Quality control analysis
  • Attention to detail
  • Clerical
  • Document use
  • Administration and management
  • Law and government
  • Critical thinking
  • Planning and organizing
  • Troubleshooting