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Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Thailand
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/05/2013
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The Role:
Operational Excellence (OE)
• Actively supports and participates in all D&C OE initiatives in Thailand
• Visibly promotes OE in daily work and actively works to achieve D&C OE scorecard metrics
• Conducts and participates in audits of service partners and at rig site
• Always complies with all regulatory and company requirements
• Participates in incident reviews
Drilling Engineering & Execution
• Ensures well plans are developed with sound engineering practices and are executed in compliance with company and regulatory requirements
• Follows Thailand Drilling CPDEP Road Map during project planning
• Leads Risk Assessments for assigned projects and participates in Risk Assessments of other projects
• Prepares detailed and accurate drilling cost and time estimates; issues drilling AFEs
• Uses Management of Change (MOC) process as required during planning and execution phase
• Works closely with all Contract Owners to develop the optimum drilling plan for assigned projects
• Works closely with Completion Engineers to develop the optimum completion strategy for assigned projects
• Works closely with Facilities Group and Geomatic Operations Group to determine required platform modifications and ensure incident free rig moves
• Works closely with Well Services Group to develop abandonment programs for infill drilling projects
• Authors and co-authors assigned SOPs
• Captures and communicates Lessons Learned
• Prepares End of Project recaps
• During execution phase of assigned projects, participates in daily morning calls with rig
• During execution phase of assigned projects, provides engineering support to Drilling Superintendents and Drill Site Managers
• During execution phase of assigned projects, QCs the daily drilling reports in WellView to ensure correct capture of operations and well information as well as correct coding
• Works on special drilling engineering projects (e.g. new technology, performance improvements)
• Compiles and analyzes drilling performance data; makes recommendations for improvement
Asset Team Support
• Participates as an active member in the assigned Asset Team(s)
• Advises Asset Team members on values and trade-offs of different well designs and drilling solutions
• Works closely with the various functional team members to jointly develop the best drilling solution that delivers the most value to the Asset Team
• During execution phase of assigned projects, provides daily drilling updates to the Asset Team
• Works with Asset Team to set and achieve cross-functional project goals
Contract Management
• Acts as Business Unit Contract Owner (single point of contact) for assigned contract(s)
• Actively manages operational performance of assigned contract(s)
• Functions as Subject Matter Expert for the contracted service or goods; supports other Drilling Engineers with all information related to assigned contract(s)
• Develops and maintains balanced scorecards with Key Performance Indicators
• Actively supports CHESM process
• Leads quarterly Service Quality Meetings with service partners
• Works closely with D&C Category Manager to determine optimum contracting strategy
• Prepares and evaluates tender documents
• Prepares contract amendments
• Monitors contract value and actual spent to date
• Responsible for the timely approval processing of invoices of the assigned supplier(s) and the verification of accurate invoice details. Follow up on timely payment of invoices and resolution of payments.
Actively mentors and coaches less experienced Drilling Engineers and Engineering Assistants.
Relief Duties
• Fills in for other Drilling Engineers as required (project execution and contact management)
• Provides Drill Site Manager relief as required
• Fills in as Acting Team Lead as required
• Fills in as Acting Superintendent as required
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