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  • Job reference: RMS0125934

Senior Deepwater Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Luanda
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/06/2013
  • Time left:
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    (18/06/13)
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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:
Our Client is currently looking for a number of Senior Deepwater Drilling Engineers to work in Angola. There are positions available on both a rotational (28/28) and residential status.

The successful applicants will provide 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 in deep water offshore Angola.

Responsibilities include:

• 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.
• Lead the after action review system, section reviews and incorporation of lessons learned to enhance learning efficiency of the organization.
• Lead in the implementation of new technology.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering.
• Minimum of ten years Drilling Engineering experience, including strong deepwater experience.
• Proficient in Drilling Engineering principles and software applications.
• Strong analytical and technical skills.
• Ability to work independently with a small measure of supervision.
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