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  • Job reference: RMS0119588

Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/12/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/12/12)
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The Company:
Our client is a global, diversified, upstream oil and gas company, headquartered in Canada with three main operating areas are North America, the North Sea and Southeast Asia. The Company also has a portfolio of international exploration opportunities. The Company is committed to conducting business safely, in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, and is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability (North America) Index. The Company is listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

The Role:
As a Senior Drilling Engineer you will play a very important role in the continued success, maintenance and development of this project. Ensuring compliance with UKCS regulatory and industry accepted practices, and shall strive to continuously improve the Wells Management System (WMS) and in accordance with this you will have a number of key responsibilities:

Accountable for the generation and optimisation of the Wells Project Plan.

Ensure an optimum well and rig sequence with minimum rig moves

Supervision of the Drilling Engineering Team within Wells Engineering.

Generation and authorisation of all Well Budget & Detailed Estimates

Responsible for the effectiveness of the Drilling Engineering Team input to the planning and implementation of all TLM projects.

Execution to target engineering efforts to ensure that wells are designed and delivered to meet their agreed business objectives and with due regard to operational risk, engineering optimisation, safety and cost effectiveness.

Responsible for conceptual well design of all Wells (Subsea and Dry)

Ensure that the drilling programmes meet their agreed business objectives and with due regard to operational risk, engineering optimisation, safety and cost effectiveness.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering graduate
Broad experience in Drilling & Completion operations both on and offshore (Planning and Operational Implementation) with particular emphasis on both Exploration and Development wells.
Advanced/Emerging Well Engineering Technology.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in building and supervising high performance well engineering teams
Proven capabilities in problem analysis and solution development.
Proven capabilities and Project Management Experience in multiple Well Projects
Collating and interpreting data and technical information.
Project planning and design.
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