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Job Title: Principal Drilling Engineer – W.Africa

Reference: 210514

Location: Nigeria

Type: Contract

Salary: 1000 – 2200 USD per day

Recruiter: CDI AndersElite Ltd (part of CDI Corporation)

My client is a leading operator based in Nigeria. They are currently looking for a number of Drilling & Completions consultants.

I am looking for X2 Principal Drilling Engineers:



1. Organized database in line with agreed departmental structure.

2. Availability of updated and accurate TWP’s for every rig operation.

3. Publishing of periodic Performance Reports to be shared across the teams and review meetings.

4. Updating the Rushmore database and ensuring the statistics are utilised in well planning.

5. New tools and process are properly analysed, benefits demonstrated and properly contracted.

6. Accuracy and availability of End of Well Reports.

7. Accuracy and maintenance of the Permanent Electronic Well File system and ensuring adequate back-up.


1. Organized Database Structure.

2. Timely availability of accurate and up to date TWP’s for each drilling team.

3. Accurate, good quality and annotated annual drilling budget.

4. Accurate and up to date tracking of well planning and drilling schedules.

5. Up to date Rushmore database.

6. Timely availability of periodic Performance Reports and corresponding review meetings.

7. Trials of new equipment, tools, procedures or processes.

8. Closure of action items from AAR’s, NPT, lessons learnt and other operations meetings.

9. Planning and operations compliance with regulations and Company’s policies and procedures.


•   BS degree in Engineering (minimum) Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers.

•   Member IADC.

•   Attended industry courses in well engineering, well operations management, project management.

•   15 years

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