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  • Job reference: RMS0102250

Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Romania
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 19/12/2011
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The Company:
is an operator with extensive Romanian assets

The Role:
As Senior Drilling Engineer you will be required to complete the following;
1. Planning & forecasting duties:
Applies the Well Delivery Process in the planning work
Provides input to the Drilling Planning team regarding wells planned in his area of responsibility
2. Keeps updated on developments and new technologies and share best practices and industry knowledge
3. Organization duties:
Supports a Well Delivery Team by:
Preparation of drilling programs and input to drilling sequence
Forecasting/ordering all drilling materials required
Identifying services and personnel required for the execution of the drilling program;
Liaises with Subsurface and Production teams by providing drilling related input for Concept Selection and Field Development Plans as formulated in the Well Data Packs (WDP);
Prepares input for the preparation of drilling locations based on no. of drilling slots, rig type/size, well depth-trajectory and any environmental factors
Prepares casing design, drilling fluids and cement programs on:
Review of previous wells drilled
Well trajectory
Geological information
Protection of fresh water aquifers
Hydrocarbon distribution
Pore pressure, geo-mechanical properties and rock strength
Zonal isolation requirements
Completion type and size
Artificial lift requirements;
Evaluates and implements drilling techniques and methodologies with the aim to:
Reach the set well objectives
Drill and case off wells faster
Improve productivity and recovery
Reduce non-productive time;
Ascertains programs are in accordance with Romanian and EU regulations, drilling policies/standards and HSEQ standards.
4. Coordination duties:
Co-ordinates well planning activities with Assets, Exploration, Petroleum Engineering, Development Projects and Completion departments and for the assigned Drilling activities
5. Reporting duties:
Reports to the Well Delivery Team Leader Engineering on the status of the works assigned to him
6. People development:
Teaches, coaches and develops junior or trainee staff as the case may be
7. HSE duties:
To ascertain and respect the legislation’s provisions in the field of health and security at work, protection against fire and civil protection as long as their implementation measures;
To use the equipment of the current and protection activity according to the technical instructions;
not affect the good functioning, not alter, change or arbitrary remove the security devices in the building where he/she is working;
To communicate immediately to the employer and/or assigned employees any situation on which he/she have serious reasons to consider as a danger for the security and health of the employees, as well as any malfunctioning of the protection system;
To inform the line manager and/or the employer about the accidents suffered;
To cooperate with the employer and/or assigned employees in order to make possible the implementation of any measures or requirements of the law or related authorities;
To cooperate with the employer and/or the related authorities in order to allow a work environment and work conditions without risks for security and health;
To act, according to the procedures established at the work place, in case of occurrence of any imminent fire danger or other emergency situation;
To provide to assigned persons all known data and information concerning occurred work accidents and/or fires.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in petroleum engineering or similar
Over 10 years of relevant experience in the oil & gas industry
Ability to work and integrate within the project team
Knowledge and application of the Company HSEQ policy within the project activity
Computer literate
Communication skills as well as managerial experience

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Proven track record (motivation, responsibility, people management, potential for leadership, etc.)
Potential for personal development
Good command of English language
Computer literacy
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