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  • Job reference: RMS0117005

Lead/Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Luanda
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/04/2013
  • Time left:
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    (17/04/13)
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The Company:
Our Client is an international oil and gas company with operated production of about 650,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in various offshore and onshore locations. They have ongoing exploration and production activities worldwide, and have over 50 years of experience turning marginal and challenging fields into commercial successes.

The Role:
Provides overall engineering and operations support with overall responsibility for optimising well planning, costing and operations for one or more rigs and ensuring the technical and safety integrity of wells drilled offshore Angola. The position is residential and will be based onshore in Luanda, Angola.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Manage the key functions in the Well Delivery Process.
• Responsible for the development and maintenance of cost estimating and cost tracking tools.
• Preparation of cost estimates.
• Provide comprehensive deepwater drilling engineering design and analysis including torque and drag, hydraulics, hole cleaning, anti-collision management, well control and casing design.
• Mentor Drilling Engineers.
• Lead and document well and operations risk assessments and DWOPs.
• Prepare technical specifications and evaluations during the procurement process.
• Liaise and effectively communicate with the global subsurface and project teams.
• Evaluate equipment, services, processes and technology to enhance drilling performance.
• Lead the after action review system, section reviews and incorporation of lessons learned to enhance learning efficiency of the organization.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering.
• Minimum of ten years Drilling Engineering experience.
• Deepwater operational experience
• Ability to work independently with a small measure of supervision.
• Proficient in Drilling Engineering principles and software applications.
• Strong analytical and technical skills.
• Good organizational skills to complete assignments with varying degrees of complexity.
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