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Job Title: Well Engineer

Reference ID: 2089BR

Location: Nigeria  

Skill Group: Wells

Employer: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC)

Company description: Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition. Our commitment and your drive will meet and help unlock your own potential and push forward Shell’s continuous innovation. We look for ways to reduce the environmental impact of our operations: our global pool of experts and the fact that our employees can tap into that diverse pool of expertise will help our commitment to supply Nigeria and beyond with our oil products. The company’s operations are concentrated in the Niger Delta and adjoining shallow offshore areas where it operates in an oil mining lease area of around 30,000 square kilometres.


•   Safety in design and programming in particular process safety.

•   Ensure well design is robust to handle relevant well control incidents.

•   Finalise detailed well design including final well trajectory,accurate casing setting depths,drilling fluids program and cementing program to ensure wells objectives will be met.

•   Carry out torque drag and hydraulics calculations,design drilling assemblies to verify that the well is within rig capabilities and optimise drilling performance.

•   Compiles detailed drilling program to achieve business performance objectives (Cost,results and schedule).

•   Comply with Policies,standards and procedures,use approved IT tools in developing final design and drilling program.

•   Identify and implement ideas to improve performance by repeating best composite well times,reducing NPT,using of new techniques/technologies and modifying procedures.

•   Estimates AFE well cost.

•   Orders equipment and services using SAP.

•   Monitor time and cost performance.

•   Compile end of well report.


•   A professional engineer with a university degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline.

•   A minimum of 7 years experience in well delivery function, commercial and contracting and technology activities

•   Valid IWCF certification

•   Possess highly developed technical skills enhanced by theoretical and practical knowledge of the well delivery process

•   Good analytical, communication and writing skills, with PC fluency and familiarity with drilling engineering software.

•   Excellent proficiency in English language, both in speech and in writing.

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