Senior Operations Drilling Engineer / Deepwater

23 July 2020



  • To plan and support all aspects of the execution of the deepwater exploration well in South America
  • To conduct operational planning prior to well execution, write the Drilling Programme and ensure it is followed during the well execution
  • Ensure the End of Well report and Well Close out phase is completed in a timely and effective manner
  • To assist in preparation of contingency plans for well control, general emergency response and oil spills are in place prior to commencing operations
  • Assist in ensuring that QA/QC standards are applied and enforced on Rig contractor and all service providers.


  • Engineering degree or equivalent technical qualification, Shell Round II or equivalent technical competency
  • 15 years of Well Engineering industry experience
  • With a minimum of 10 years in Drilling
  • A minimum of 6 years' experience as am Operations Drilling Engineer
  • Extensive experience of international remote location, offshore exploration well operations
  • A high level of competence with well control techniques (IWCF certificate mandatory)
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of all aspects of well engineering associated with well design and construction including well design, kick tolerance, well control issues, bore-hole stability, mud chemistry, under reaming whilst drilling, fishing and milling, wireline logging and data acquisition

If this is of interest, please apply OR do get in touch with Yuliya Stoyko to find out more information about the position and company


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