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Job Title: Senior Deepwater Drilling Engineer

Recruiter: Air Energi

Ref: TG0001_1375774749

Contact: Tim Gorman

Global Location: Africa

Location: Nigeria

Sector: Drilling

Contract Type: Contract

Salary: Negotiable

Deepwater Drilling Engineer – Nigeria – major operating oil company.

28/28 rotation, 4 year assignment. Starting in Q3 2013

•   Must know the operating and construction characteristics of all components in deepwater drilling systems to be used. Must be knowledgeable about alternative systems and procedures which might be implemented to improve operational efficiency.

•   Responsible for preparing and revising where necessary, a complete deepwater drilling program. Works closely with other groups to assure the program is based on all available geological information and drilling information from other wells in the area (if any). The drilling program must include if applicable, but is not limited to the following:

•   Operation Integrity Management System (OIMS) and related requirements per company Drilling OIMS Manual

•   Analyses drilling performance at intermediate depths and when the well is completed. Works with Operations personnel to implement changes in procedures and equipment based on the results of this analysis

•   Review retrieved managed electronic data and ensures errors found in the daily operations reports and final well reports are corrected.

Works with Operations to prepare standard operating practices and procedures including, but not limited to, the following:

•   Drill pipe/ Drill Collars handling/ care/ maintenance/ inspection criteria

•   QA/QC programs for all downhole equipment

•   Emergency Response planning and upgrade

•   Safety

•   Heavy weather

•   Well head equipment

Primarily responsible for:

•   Preparation of cost estimates for selection of optimum alternatives

•   Material and equipment selection and evaluation

•   Government regulatory requirements, approvals and permits

•   Technical/ commercial bid preparations and analysis

Must keep abreast of the best available technology

Essential service provider qualifications / experience:

•   Vertical XTs and Horizontal XTs

•   IWOCS and tree installation equipment

•   XT installation from rig and DSV

•   Tubing Hanger installation and associated equipment

•   Intervention Landing String operations – EH Deep-water systems

•   ROV tooling and operations

•   Wellhead installation including casing hangers and associated tooling

Start Date: September 2013

Duration: 3-4 years

Skills Required: Drilling, Deepwater

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