Author Topic: WTS Energy Nigeria Job Vacancy for Principal Drilling Engineer  (Read 1173 times)


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Job Title: Principal Drilling Engineer (Land/Jack-Up/Semi-sub rigs)
Job ID: 2109599
Type: Contract
Experience: Mid-Senior level
Functions: Engineering
Industries: Oil & Energy
Compensation: Multiple positions
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Company: Independent Oil & Gas Operating Company
Recruiter: WTS Energy Ltd

The responsibilities of Principal Drilling Engineer position include, but are not limited to the following:
• Drilling Engineer will perform well and completion planning in accordance with the Well Delivery Process.
• Provide planning schedules for all drilling programs.
• Track schedules and monitor implementation to schedule.
• Provide initial well timelines for planning purposes, drilling time curves, and initial cost estimates. Review with drilling superintendent and drilling manager.
• Provide proper technical and commercial input to tender documents for services and products.
• Evaluate tenders both technically and commercially with appropriate recommendations.
• Provide detailed Scope of Work for drilling services.
• Carry out contracts management.
• Acquire planning data from geology, reservoir engineering or geophysics as necessary.
• Carry out offset well data analysis.
• Design drilling/completion and work-over programs
• Recommend means of avoiding drilling problems such as how to ensure well bore stability, tackling lost circulation and stuck pipe.
• Work with various service vendors to ensure plans are achievable.
• Review with engineer on DIMS the provision of End of Well reports.
• Drilling Engineer will provide engineering support/advise to the rig on program implementation. Check and sign job tickets (not invoices) from service contractors.

Desired Skills & Experience:
• BS Degree in Engineering (minimum)
• Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers. Member IADC. Attended industry courses in well engineering, well operations management and project management.
• Good technical knowledge of well planning and well operations. Initiative to proffer solutions to technical problems.
• Sound knowledge of IADC/API guidelines for well operations.
• Holder of IWCF well control certification and Offshore Survival certificate.
• Rotation: 4/4 weeks
• 12 months contract.

How to Apply:
Application is online. Visit the link below for more information and to submit your application:

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