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
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
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