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  • Job reference: RMS0121892

Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/03/2013
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The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the company’s global market

The Role:
- To implement safe, environmentally sound and efficient well operations.
- To ensure regulatory and corporate policy conformance in all well operations.
To ensure that required approvals are obtained prior to initiation of any activity and that the activity is then conducted in accordance with the approvals received.
To develop realistic Cost Estimates which reflect an appropriate level of contingency.
To manage Well Projects utilising the Maxwell Process during Ops Planning & Execution: assist in preparation of Gofor-it and Plan-it, prepare Maxwell documents including Drill-it, MOPS, Risk-it, Wrap-it etc.
To prepare Risk Analysis and mitigation plans are as appropriate.
To recommend implementation of new techniques and practices.
To follow up on significant problems & make recommendations for improvement.
To document Lessons Learned in Maxwell databases and utilise in future plans.
To provide technical assistance & operational analysis to offshore personnel.
To track and analyse operational performance.
To assist the Cost Analyst in tracking costs, etc.
To actively monitor costs performance during the well operations including completion.
To monitor daily WELLVIEW input to ensure data integrity.
To provide daily and weekly project status reports and information for management.
To provide guidance and instructions to the selected service companies.
To order equipment within company policy.
To maintain good communications and awareness amongst well operations related sections by holding onshore pre-spud or pre-workover meetings.
To provide offshore support by holding pre-spud meetings, and assistance during critical drilling and workover operations, such as casing/ cementing jobs.
To assist the Drilling Supervisor in the coordination of offshore requirements and day-to-day events.
To perform weekend duty as required per Duty Guidelines.
To perform Contract Administration as required.

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