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  • Job reference: RMS0099770

Drilling engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2011
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The Company:
Our client a major international oil and gas operator

The Role:
Responsible for planning and operations input as well as execution for drilling development wells offshore.
Work independently to perform technical drilling engineering for well design, cost estimates, project planning and review of rig design, overall major project drilling operations for performance optimization.
Participate in field reviews, peer reviews, optimization studies, and local operational knowledge/experience gathering.
Wells are managed from the cradel to the grave, all 5 phases of CPDEP, in this position.
Other duties will include contract Management, performance tracking, writing SOP's, offshore visits, and onshore Drilling Superintendent relief.
This position will work with a multi-disciplinary team to develop drilling programs, AFEs, and fit-for-purpose well designs and will assist the Superintendent in day to day execution activities, and support HSE in all aspects.
The position will also be responsible for managing a drilling services contract, both strategically and tactically on a daily basis across all operations, working to CHESM guidelines. . Initially this position will be addressing a new operation start up from scratch requiring all contracts and materials to be put in place.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BS, MS optional, BSc(Hons) or MSc (UK)
10+ years, Experience in, drilling and completion optimization, directional drilling and work over operations, well servicing (coiled tubing, acidizing, lift boat operations) including program development and operational execution . Offshore operational Drilling experience. Ability to coordinate a multitude of personnel and equipment in a fast paced multi-tasking drilling & completions environment.
Cost and time analysis relating to drilling, completions and workovers.
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