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Senior Drilling Engineer


Senior Drilling Engineer - United Arab Emirates


Drilling Engineer with relevant experience in Engineering and Planning to prepare a robust and comprehensive drilling program for wells.


  • Plans, directs and coordinates the Drilling activities including reviewing, studying and approving drilling operational/engineering processes and reports.
  • Supervises the planning and execution of the company's drilling operations and well completion. Manages and coordinates the preparation of the drilling budget, controls expenditure and justifies variances.


Drilling Operations

  • Plans and works closely with the Drilling team in Iraq to manage drilling, well completion and workover operations and ensures that all operations have been thoroughly researched, engineered, programmed and implemented in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with the prescribed requirements of the subsurface team.
  • Directs the preparation of drilling, drilling fluid and cement programmes for drilling workover and exploration operations and the availability of the required materials.

Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Certifications Required

Bachelor degree in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering

Minimum Professional Experience Required

A minimum of 10 - 12 years actual drilling experience

Special Requirements and Conditions

Industry training in drilling technology and HSE

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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