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  • Job reference: RMS0116926

Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Luanda
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/04/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/04/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
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 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
• Maintain drilling documentation, data and benchmarking systems.
• Lead in the implementation of new technology.
• Implementation of additional processes and procedures applicable to deepwater drilling operations in Angola.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering.
• Minimum of ten years Drilling Engineering experience.
• Proficient in Drilling Engineering principles and software applications.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Deepwater operational experience
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