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Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/06/2013
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The Role:
• Drawing up drilling programmes, taking account of desired production flow rates;
• Obtaining relevant data, carrying out analysis on site and recommending immediate actions as necessary;
• Carrying out full engineering analyses of rig site data and preparing regular well reports;
• Monitoring the daily progress of well operations and current daily costs, comparing actual costs with cost expenditure proposals and recommending changes or improvements to rig work techniques, which could lead to optimisation of expenditure;
• Liaising with specialist contractors and suppliers, such as cement companies or suppliers of drilling fluids;
• Monitoring safety and ensuring the good maintenance of the well;
• Adhering to environmental protection standards, in some cases through direct discussion with local governments to ensure compliance with legislative requirements;
• Establishing and administering drilling and service contracts.

The Drilling Engineer is responsible for designing, preparing and planning drilling programs according to client’s demands, in compliance with the contractual requirements and standards and policies. He follows the execution of the drilling program and is responsible for all technical changes and recommendations made during the drilling process. He is also responsible for all end of well reports, and attends critical operations at the wellsite, as necessary.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 At least five years of experience in relevant area;
 Bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering is required;
 Practical knowledge in the design and execution of well programs for vertical, directional, horizontal, re-entry wells, both development and exploration;
 Ambition to succeed;
 Ability to learn quickly and develop continuously;
 Ability to work in a multicultural environment;
 Excellent problem solving capabilities;
 Multilingual (Azeri, English, Russian);
 Software skills: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Microsoft Outlook).
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