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  • Job reference: RMS0095083

Lead Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/02/2012
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The Company:
A leading Australian coal seam gas explorer and producer focused on developing its world-class reserves for domestic and international supply.

The Role:
The purpose of this role is to provide well designs and drilling programmes. You will review well design and drilling techniques as well as implement studies, completed by optimising methods and options for drilling deviated and horizontal wells.

Responsibilities include:
• Manage the day to day activities of drilling engineers
• Oversee engineering studies to improve well design, deviated drilling, non-conventional drilling techniques and rig specifications
• Efficient use of their personal time to ensure all tasks are achieved within allocated project plan milestones, or time lines given
• Prepare technical scopes of work for all drilling related third party services and drilling service contracts in line with the tendering strategy
• Carry out the technical evaluation of third party services and drilling service contract tenders in line with the tendering strategy
• Control, maintain and report on the progress during drilling operations
• Carry out the necessary engineering calculations and studies to ensure that drilling objectives are met in the most efficient manner whilst ensuring that the risks of unplanned release of fluids from the well are ALARP

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Tertiary qualifications, or equivalent years experience
• Established in the Oil & Gas industry having had similar roles previously
• Able to develop techniques or technologies

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience working in Australia
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