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Job Title: Principal Drilling Engineer (Semi-Submersible)

Job Reference: WTRC02338

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Recruiter: WTS Energy Holding B.V. / WTS Energy

Sector: Energy, Oil and Gas

Job description:

• Lead a team of drilling/completion and well test engineers in planning and supporting the safe and efficient delivery of development, exploration and appraisal wells in water-depths up to 700ft, offshore Nigeria.

• Operations involve the following special challenges:

o High pressure / narrow margin drilling techniques,

o High angle / extended reach drilling,

o Subsea completions and well testing,

o Third party staff, service and equipment quality,

o Complex supply chain and logistics.

o Interaction with other (G&G) departments


• Minimum of 15 years relevant experience, of which at least 5 in a similar position.

• Extensive experience involving semi’s, knowledge of onshore and jack-up operations would be beneficial.

• Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.

• Exemplary HSE leadership.

• Strong drive for continuous performance improvement.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of leading effectively in a multi-cultural society.

• Team leadership capabilities

• Completion and testing experience

• Able to work under sustained high workload, meet tight deadlines yet still deliver quality work

• Competency with drilling engineering software

• Proficiency with spreadsheets, word processors and presentation software.

• Project management skills

• Excellent knowledge of drilling engineering and international industry standards, ideally acquired while working for a large international operator.

• Good organisation and project management skills, ensuring efficient application of the company’s well delivery and commercial processes.

• Contracts and contractor management.

Terms & Conditions:

• Competitive day rate. Travel days paid.

• 12 months, renewable based on performance.

• 1 year. Upon completion, reassignment to other projects is a possibility.

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Company Profile: Reputable owner operator in Nigeria

Publication end date: 28-03-2013

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