Senior Drilling Engineer


About this role

 Identify all drilling risks and ensure accompanying risk register for every well operations is included in drilling program Ensure all other HSE requirements and lifting colour codes are highlighted in drilling and workover programmes.
 Prepare exemption dossier when required and ensure risk analysis is performed for all non-routine operations. Ensure that company safety standard is maintained in all worksites.
 Wells Trajectory design and optimization to reduce or eliminate collision risk. Prepare well programs, organize DWOP with onshore team and pre-spud meeting with rig site teams
 Prepare planning schedules, and required progress time curve for well, follow daily progress and provide detailed programs for non-routine activities liaising with Drilling Superintendent. Regular presentation of design decisions and progress to hierarchy, partners and regulators.
 Ensuring drilling performance and daily cost is accurately captured in daily drilling reports and dedicated reporting software. Performance follow up and optimization: develop strategies, and engage with contractors, base and rig site team.
 Provide engineering support/advise to the rig on program implementation. Regular rig visits: safety meetings / campaigns / audits, quality reviews and operations follow up.
 Completing final well reports with emphasis on ensuring high levels of data quality is reported and that lessonslearned are captured in after action reviews and dedicated software.
 Participate in technical studies to improve drilling operations. Participate in Call for Tender for drilling service contracts.
 Provide drilling engineering input for the initial screening of opportunities to improve recovery and or increase rateIn the select phase, work in an integrated team to mature workovers, re-drills and infill wells. This includes drilling or workover feasibility evaluations, equipment availability, advise technology solutions, initial cost estimate of the selected option(s). Act as Lead drilling engineering New wells on occasion.
 Lead important engineering studies to optimize drilling operation. Mentor other young drilling engineers


Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering.8 - 12 years Drilling Engineering experience
Good communication skills in English.Mandatory training as per HSE training matrix
IWCF Level 4 certified every 4 years as a minimum

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