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  • Job reference: RMS0132100

Senior Drilling Engineer - Kenya

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kenya
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/11/2013
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The Company:
Our client, a worldwide E&P company with huge drilling interests across Africa require a Senior Drilling Engineer for a 12 month renewable contract based in the design office in Ethiopia on a 28/28 rotation.

The Role:
In close cooperation with the Head of Drilling Engineering and the entire drilling team you will have a key role in ensuring that the company continuously runs a safe and efficient land based operation.

The Senior Drilling Engineer will be responsible for detailed well planning and technical support for the rig operations team during the execution of drilling campaigns. In cooperation with other members of the Drilling and Petroleum Engineering Department the Senior Drilling Engineer will participate in setting goals and objectives for new wells and subsequently actively ensure that these goals are met.

Previous experience in high temperature onshore wells is a massive plus for this role.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree, onshore well planning and design, previous experience of working in Africa.
Experience of High Temperature (HT) wells.
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