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Drilling Engineer

Job Title: Drilling Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-09-09
Reference: BH-88358
Contact Name: Mariana Molina
Contact Email: mariana.molina@nesgt.com
Job Published: August 22, 2018 21:10

Job Description

MAIN FUNCTIONS


    • Provide the engineering planning, design, surveillance, and follow-up required for the safe and efficient drilling and completing of drilling programs.

    • Ensure well objectives are met while assuring the highest standards of engineering integrity, safety, and environmental protection are applied.



 

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES


    • Responsible for the engineering planning, design, surveillance, and follow-up required for the safe and efficient drilling and completing of drilling programs; responsibilities include:

        • Research and understand drillwell hazards by reviewing historical offset well information

        • Utilize wellbore geologic and reservoir objectives to develop a well plan

        • Prepare cost estimates for well design options

        • Identify and organize equipment required to execute the drillwell plan inclusive of material selection

        • Design wells to meet regulatory requirements

        • Prepare and analyze technical bids for goods and services

        • Surveil daily operations



    • Provide rig site drilling and completion surveillance and engineering assessments of critical activities

    • Provide surveillance and technical assistance for projects, equipment testing and new procedures

    • Interface with and solicit input from operations personnel to ensure well plans are feasible

    • Work closely with other functions, such as geology, reservoir and projects, to ensure that the program is based on all available information and meets well objectives

    • Depending on the program, deepwater experience may be required (knowledge of subsea systems, riser analysis, subsea well control systems, etc.)



 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE


    • A minimum B.S. degree in engineering or related technical field

    • A minimum of 10 years industry experience with well planning and execution

    • A minimum of 10 years experience is required for international assignments

    • A minimum of 3 years of industry experience requirements must be in deepwater drilling operations if filling a deepwater drilling engineering position

    • Able to effectively organize and communicate thoughts

    • Experience with well design software as well as Microsoft applications