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  • Job reference: RMS0131985

Senior Drilling Engineer - C&WA

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/12/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/01/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
An opportunity for a Senior Drilling Engineer to join a leading Operating Company based in London. This position can be contract or staff.
The successful candidate will support well engineering activities in Central and West Africa working closely with the Business Unit and subsurface teams.

Key Responsibilities include:
* The review and development of cost estimates for Drilling, Completions & Testing aspects of Well Engineering input into well or project approvals.
* Drilling, Completions & Testing aspects of Well Engineering aspects of development planning to ensure optimal development concepts are selected.
* Ensure HSE requirements are understood by joint venture parties associated with wells.
* Review and approve joint venture well requirements documentation for input into operational programmes which dictate delivery optimisation.
* Provide input into technical presentations.

Key skills / experience:
* Minimum 8 years Drilling Engineering experience with operating companies.
* Good communication skills at all levels
* Knowledge of production, geology, reservoir engineer disciplines desirable.
* Previous knowledge of onshore and offshore drilling, completions & testing from floating drilling rigs in water depths in excess of 800m
* Advanced knowledge of industry normal practices associated with drilling, testing, work-over, wire-line and completion operations on land, platform and subsea wells.
* Good understanding of well control techniques.
* Familiar with API & other recognized industry standards & recommended practices.
* Good understanding of Geological and Petroleum Engineering priorities and well associated requirements.
* Experience of well budgets, cost allocation and monitoring and cost optimization techniques.
* Experienced in the use of applications software for well design.

Remuneration:
Attractive salary / day rate commensurate with experience, extensive benefits package, relocation if required and excellent career progression opportunities
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