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  • Job reference: RMS0133303

Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stavanger
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/12/2013
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The Role:
The Senior Drilling Engineer will work to develop drilling and intervention programmes. Technically skilled in drilling engineering and able to design, specify, plan and execute wells.

- Leads the well planning process in line with the well delivery process
- Manages the well engineering and design activities aimed to prepare a plan to deliver well operations safely, on time, within budget, fit for purpose and meeting all objectives.
- Preparation of rig-based activity programmes, ensuring lessons learned are used during the planning.
- Ensuring all consents are put in place and legislative requirements met in a timely manner.
- Plan and schedule the supply of drilling materials and services for each drilling operation.
- Continuous monitoring and reporting of drilling and related operations. Briefing immediate supervision on progress, problems, incremental expenditure, and safety issues.
- Directs and supports the Drilling Engineer in the design of the well. Checks and confirms validity of engineering calculations and assumptions.
- Works closely with the Drilling Superintendent to ensure that the well design and drilling programme will deliver the objectives stated in the well proposal
- Supplies well cost estimates for future operations budgets and current operations AFEs, ensuring the reliability of the data provided.
- Appraises new drilling technology and products, to determine their potential to improve operational safety and performance.
- Reviews and proposes modifications to wells standards and guidelines which will enhance safety and operational performance.
- Monitors the daily cost of drilling operations and updates the monthly current expenditures per job and per class of cost
- Ensures end of well reports are prepared and the lessons learned are captured a timely manner.
- Ensures the well verification procedures are applied and reported

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
BSc / A Technical Degree
Considerable Drilling Operations Experience
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