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  • Job reference: RMS0115835

Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/08/2013
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The Company:
An International oil and gas operator seeks senior drilling engineers to be based in Houston working on various projects in the USA. Projects include onshore shale drilling and Gulf of Mexico.

The Role:
•Prepare well programs including the drilling program, job programs, contingency plans for the well(s) for which they are responsible.
•Design well interventions, well testing, completions and work over programs and develops procedures to deliver optimum drilling performance (operational and well performance) and comply with clients Drilling standards.
•Specify, select, order and accept all well drilling materials and services (well testing and completions materials) to meet clients Drilling standards.
•Provide technical engineering support to operations (Drilling Superintendent).
•Identify and implement performance improvement initiatives and monitor effectiveness.
•Assume responsibility for all well documentation.
•Monitor and measure well performance.
•Liaise with subcontractors, authorities and partners.
25% travel to site

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering or Science Degree.
Supervisor's well control.
Advanced drilling industry technical courses.
Risk management course.
Audit course.
7 plus years drilling and/or completions experience on several different well types
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