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  • Job reference: RMS0137441

Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/01/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is a leading player in the global energy market and a dynamic growing business with operations in more than 25 countries over five continents, with their high performing Exploration and Production business remaining the centre of gravity of their activities.

The Role:
Provides overall engineering and operations support with overall responsibility for optimising well planning, costing and operations in different countries in East Africa and ensuring the technical and safety integrity of wells.



RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Lead the support for the development well planning. Manage the key functions in the Well Delivery Process.
• Responsible for the development and maintenance of cost estimating and cost tracking tools.
• Provide comprehensive deepwater drilling engineering design and analysis
• Prepare technical specifications and evaluations during the procurement process.
• Evaluate equipment, services, processes and technology to enhance drilling performance.
• Maintain drilling documentation, data and benchmarking systems.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Extensive experience in deepwater well engineering and operations.
- Must have experience of pre-FEED planning for a deepwater development.
- Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering.
- Minimum of ten years Drilling Engineering experience.
- Ability to work independently with a small measure of supervision.
- Proficient in Drilling Engineering principles and software applications.
- Strong analytical and technical skills.
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