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Job Title: Senior Drilling Engineer (Semi Submersible)

Job Number: 001163

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Organisation: Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group

Job Type (Employment Type): Consultant

Job Category: Drilling

Career Level: Senior (non-manager)

Level of Education: Masters Degree

Years of Experience: 8

Position Description:

•   part fof 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 pressure / narrow margin drilling techniques

•   High angle/extended reach drilling

•   subsea completions and well testing

•   third party staff, service and equipment quality

•   complex supply chain and logistics

•   interaction with other (G&G) departments

Position Requirements:

•   minimum of 8 years relevant experience, of which at least 3 in a similar position.

•   extensive experience involving semi’s , knowledge of  onshore operations and jack-up 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.

•   Thorough understanding of HSE, its application in drilling and ensuring standards are met. Capable of leading by example

•   strong drive for continuous performance improvement

•   good interpersonal and communication skills, capable of leading effectively in a multi-cultural society.

•   Good team member

•   completion and testing experience

•   able to work under sustained high workload, meet tight deadlines yet still deliver quality work

•   competence with drilling engineering software

•   proficiency with spreadsheets, word processor and presentation software

•   project management skills

•   excellent knowledge of drilling engineering and international industry standards, ideally acquired while working for a large international operator

•   good organisation and project management skills, ensuring efficient application of the company’s well delivery and commercial processes

•   contracts and contractor management

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