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Deepwater Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/01/2019
  • Duration: 6-8 months
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The Role:

* Provide drilling engineering input to the planning of operated projects
* Provide time and cost estimates and perform cost reconciliation with Finance function
* Provides support for tendering, technical evaluation, and selection of drilling equipment and services to meet the basis of well design
* Review offset wells and lessons learned for input into well design and operational programs
* Performs detailed casing design analysis for all expected load cases and designs "fit-for-purpose" well in compliance with BHP and industry standards
* Participate in well and operational risk assessments identifying risks and ensure preventative/mitigating controls are included in well design and detailed drilling procedure
* Prepare high quality detailed written drilling procedures including load-out list, critical elements list, contingency plans and management of change
* Liaises with Supply to ensure timely delivery of equipment and services to meet operational requirements.
* Monitor real-time parameters and provide engineering support to offshore wellsite team during drilling operations
* Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities
* Participates in after-action reviews and document lessons learned for future wells/campaigns
* Assists in managing service companies and ensures compliance with contracts and quality assurance requirements.
* Reviews daily activity reports to ensure accuracy and appropriate level of detail.
* Review performance metrics for end of well reporting.
* Liaise with subcontractors, regulatory authorities, and other stakeholders

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* BSc Engineering
* Offshore drilling technical experience and training
* 15+ years in drilling industry experience
* 7+ years deepwater experience


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