Oil and Gas

Job for Drilling Engineer in an Upstream Oil & Gas Conglomerate

We are an independent company with significant interest in the Oil and Gas industry. As a result of expansions, we seek to engage the services of highly intelligent, experienced and self-driven individuals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Drilling Engineer

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • The Drilling Engineer must have a good knowledge in drilling, completions and well engineering practices to provide support to company’s operations from the initial design to delivery of a well to production.
  • Monitoring day-to-day rig operations during drilling and completions operations
  • Provide immediate and effective solutions for operational continuity, equipment malfunctions and other onsite problems.
  • Liaise with project partners, such as geologists and drilling contractors etc, in order to keep up-to-date on all developments that may have an impact on drilling activities.
  • Responsible for executing the appropriate procedures for well drilling projects
  • Ensuring that drilling operations comply with statutory and regulatory requirements, with respect to health and safety and emergency procedures.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in a core Engineering discipline with a Second Class Upper Division. A Master’s Degree in any of the relevant Engineering disciplines will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of three (3) years of drilling experience, consisting of well engineering and rig operations is required.
  • Must have strong analytical, technical and operational skills
  • Ability to prepare work schedules and comprehensive drilling plans to meet project objectives and deadlines.
  • Must be capable of working seamlessly with geosciences, production and reservoir groups in executing drilling/operations engineering solutions.
  • Must have working knowledge of commonly used and relevant drilling/operations/production management software
  • Must have ability to plan and lead projects and must be able to work under pressure.

Very attractive and highly competitive within the industry.

Deadline: 26th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letters and CV to: with position applied for as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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