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  • Job reference: RMS0113295

Senior Drilling Engineers

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Various Sites
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/08/2012
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The Company:
Global Oil & Gas Operator, with positions available across the USA, Africa, Europe, Russia and Middle East, significant expat deals available for staff (permanent) opportunities, including residential and rotational options.

The Role:
We have a number of critical high profile positions available on a global basis for Drilling Engineers, Senior Drilling Engineers and Deepwater Drilling Engineers. The primary responsibility will be to provide detailed well design and well engineering. You will be responsible for providing operational support to the drilling superintendent while the well is drilling and will also take the lead role in interfacing with the respective exploration and asset groups and providing accurate cost estimates.

• Detailed well planning for exploration, appraisal and development wells.
• Operational support during the drilling phase.
• Preparation of probabilistic time and cost estimates
• Identification of risks and mitigating controls
• Rig site visits as required
• Participation in peer reviews & peer assists both domestically and internationally

Not for you? We currently have active staff requirements with EVERY global operator in EVERY geographical region. For a confidential discussion about your preferences and expectations for your next career move please apply to today or email any specific requirements to, with expat deals available across multiple operators we aim to give every applicant a choice of 5 positions in 5 different clients closely matching their aspirations and requirements. NO PERSONAL INFORMATION IS SHARED with any of our clients without your express permission.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
A degree in Engineering, preferably Petroleum Engineering
Minimum of 10 years drilling experience.
Majority of the Drilling experience doing detailed well design work
Proven track record in well design, casing design, directional drilling, drill string and BHA design
A high degree of computer literacy in MS suite as well as Industry casing and well design software
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (a team player)
Ability to develop ideas and work with minimal supervision
Commitment to HSE principles

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Planning of Exploration, Appraisal and Development wells
Rigsite experience preferred
Some experience with WellCat would be an advantage
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