Senior Well Engineer



The Senior Well Engineer is responsible for well planning, design and programming and for providing engineering support during execution of the drilling campaign. The role reports into the Lead Drilling Engineer.

Minimum of 12 years of international experience in a broad range of job functions covering drilling engineering, completion engineering and drilling supervision or operations management

  • Recent experience in P&A and Hydraulic Workover Unit wells / projects
  • Experience of operations in diverse environments including onshore, offshore, remote and harsh environment locations with challenging logistical issues
  • Experience of a wide range of well engineering activities including the planning and execution of different well designs; exploration, appraisal, development, land, surface, subsea, deviated, horizontal and multi-lateral.
  • Planning and operational experience of exploration and development drilling projects in remote and developing African countries
  • Prior experience in a start-up operation in a fast paced and growth-focused organization would be an advantage
  • Minimum 8 years of experience with an Operator including experience with major and mid-sized companies.
  • Proven track record of consistently delivering well campaigns within Budget, Schedule, SHE and Quality targets.

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