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Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/06/2014
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The Role:

• Prepare well programs including the drilling program, job programs, contingency plans for the well(s) for which they are responsible.

• Design wells (well interventions, well testing, completions and workover programs) and develops procedures to deliver optimum drilling performance (operational and well performance) and comply with the companies Drilling standards.

• Specify, select, order and accept all well drilling materials and services (well testing and completions materials) to meet companies drilling standards.

• Provide technical engineering support to operations (Drilling Superintendent).

• Identify and implement performance improvement initiatives and monitor effectiveness.

• Assume responsibility for all well documentation.

• Monitor and measure well performance.

• Liaise with subcontractors, authorities and partners.


• Ensure well material and service providers comply with specified quality assurance requirements.

• Conduct well- and operational risk assessments and HAZOPS.

• Provide technical input to campaign risk assessments.

• Ensure the formal documentation resulting from any well risk assessment is included in the drilling program for all wells.

• Familiar with WWD HSEC Management System and provide suggestions for improvement based on using it.
8:00am to 5:00pm

PREFERRED TRAINING: • Engineering or Science Degree. • Supervisor's well control. • Advanced drilling industry technical courses. • Risk management course. • Audit course. EXPERIENCE • 7 plus years drilling and/or completions experience on several different well types.
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