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Job Title: Principal Drilling Engineer (Jack-Up)

Reference: PR-12347388

Location: Nigeria

Recruiter: Progressive Global Energy and Natural Resources / Progressive Recruitment

•   Job type: Contract

•   Salary: $1300 – $1800 per day + per diem per day

My client in Nigeria is an Operator heavily recruiting in Completions and Drilling. They are currently seeking a Principal Drilling Engineer with Semi-Submersible and/or Jack-up experience. At least, one of them is needed.

The contract is a 12 months rolling one on a 4×4 (28×28) rotation. Based on outstanding performance, contract maybe considered for renewal. Lagos Based.

The Principal Drilling Engineer (Jack-up) will 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 between 19ft and 200ft, offshore Nigeria (OML-123).

Operations involve the following special challenges:
  • High angle / extended reach drilling,
  • Casing cementations (long cement columns),
  • Drilling depleted reservoirs,
  • Use of splitter wellhead technology,
  • Potential for deep leg penetrations (>150ft),

  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience, of which at least 5 in a similar position.
  • Extensive experience involving jack-up operations, knowledge of semi’s and onshore operations would be beneficial.
  • Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.

  • Technical / engineering qualification required.
  • IWCF sub sea well control at supervisory level or equivalent.

  • Expenses covered by per diem per day
  • Travel days paid for
  • Net of Nigerian Income tax

Please ONLY apply to this role if you match the requirements.

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