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Senior Ops Drilling Engineer


Senior Drilling Engineer. Based in Trinidad and Tobago

Job Purpose:

  • To plan and support all aspects of the execution of the exploration wells.
  • 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.


Support the Drilling Superintendent by providing drilling engineering support whenever required.

Assist in ensuring the rig acceptance process is efficiently and effectively conducted and that the punch list actions are closed out promptly.

Arrange and specify all necessary primary, back up and contingency equipment and to arrange for it to be mobilized, installed, commissioned, utilized and demobilized effectively.

To assist the cost engineer ensuring that the Drilling Programme is followed by the offshore drilling staff.


Engineering degree or equivalent technical qualification

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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