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Job Title: Drilling Engineer – SA013

Job Number: SA013

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Organisation: South Atlantic Petroleum Limited (SAPETRO)

Role Description:

To support maximization of our existing assets and the pursuit of our business expansion agenda, we seek a talented, enthusiastic, innovative and multi-tasking individual as Drilling Engineer – SA013.

Reports To:  Petroleum/Production Engineering Manager

Key Roles:

The candidate shall be responsible for all the Drilling, Completion and Work over activities of the Company.


• Plan, co-ordinate and manage sourcing of drilling rigs.

• Co-ordinate the preparation of drilling, Completion and Work over programs.

• Manage the drilling, Completion and Work over execution activities to ensure they are implemented within budget and schedule.

• Design and execute tendering processes.

• Manage relationship with contractors.

• Supervise and provide leadership to Drilling Engineers.

• Ensure that all data and reports related to Drilling, Completion and Work over activities are obtained and well kept.

• Ensure that all reports are prepared and submitted to all relevant authorities.

• Obtain in time all necessary approvals from all relevant authorities.

• Maintain a good working relationship with Government agencies.

Person Profile:

• Minimum of a 2nd Class Honours University degree in any Engineering discipline.

• Approximately 7 to 10 years relevant experience in Drilling, Completion and Work over operations in the Oil and Gas industry.

• Good knowledge of drilling rig management, procurement, logistics and supply chain.

• Well organized and safety conscious.

• Good project management skills.

• Good people management and relationship skills.

• Ability to speak French is an advantage.

South Atlantic Petroleum Limited (SAPETRO) is a Nigerian Oil Exploration and Production Company that was created in 1995 by General T. Y. Danjuma.

Application Hints:

Apply with your CV in Microsoft Word Format.

Deadline: Thursday 7th February 2013.

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