Well Site Drilling Engineer
2d ago
source : Jobsinghana.com, LLC

This position will provide drilling and well-engineering support functions to implement drilling, work-over and completion programs in shallow and deep offshore.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but not limited to :

  • Perform engineering calculations and software simulation to include but not limited to hydraulics, BHA, cementing, torque and drag, daily pre-
  • kick and well control sheet, surge and swab, LOT / FIT etc.

  • Assist the Drilling Supervisors (DSVs) to implement the approved drilling and completion programs on the rig.
  • Manage all the contractors, including the rig, vessels, catering and all the services
  • Support shore base logistics and vessel operations to timely load and offload required equipment and materials.
  • Crew change management.
  • Maintain list to track daily cost estimates, service company rental equipment and consumables
  • Review service company field tickets and advise DSVs of any discrepancies
  • Preparation of daily drilling reports (DDR) and distribution after DSV’s review and approval.
  • Follow up and quality check of service companies’ daily reports like mud logging, directional drilling, mud engineering etc.
  • Assist DSVs to prepare, check and execute all critical operations like casing and completions running, cementing, etc.
  • Support in preparation of End of Well and Project reports,
  • Monitoring of operations performance and cost (plan versus actual) analyzing NPT (non-productive time), time-depth curve, project AFE variance analysis and KPIs.
  • Follow up operations to ensure timely mobilization and demobilization of personnel, equipment and services to optimize cost
  • Ensure that Company’s HSE policies are strictly adhered and followed.
  • Carry out all duties outlined by DSVs in support of on-going operations
  • Required Skills or Experience


  • Minimum of 5 Years of Experience in the oil and gas industry with at least 2 years as Wellsite Drilling Engineer with relevant experience.
  • Experience with Drilling and Workover rigs for all types of well construction activities
  • Recent offshore experience (preferably Jack-up and / or deep-water rig) is required
  • Experience with international oil companies will be added advantage.
  • Experience using leading well engineering software is important
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum engineering (Other Engineering Disciplines may be considered e.g. Chemical, Mechanical, etc.)
  • Well control certification
  • Offshore survival and HUET (BOSIET) certification
  • Skills

  • Strong communication both verbal and written skills
  • Exposure and understanding of all components of drilling and completing extended reach drilling (ERD), multi-lateral and horizontal wells;
  • work-over and well servicing techniques

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities with the ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, ability to work with teams.
  • Must be innovative and positive in dealing with changes and reacting to project difficulties
  • Effectively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently
  • Sets high standards of performance for self
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of assignments or tasks
  • Understanding and application of basics of well engineering and engineering calculations
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office) and familiarity with relevant industry software
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