Drilling Engineer

Job Title : Drilling Engineer

Education : Communication skills, adaptability

Experience : 5 - 10 years Drilling Engineering experience


  • Well preparation in close corporation with RGS (WSOR) with clear definition of the objectives of the planned well covering trajectories, casing design, specific drilling challenges and associated cost estimates, reduce well complexity, perform torque and drag studies, hydraulics studies, anti-collision screening.
  • Wells Trajectory design and optimization to reduce or eliminate collision risk.
  • Prepare well programs, organize DWOP with onshore team and pre-spud meeting with rig site teams
  • Prepare planning schedules, and required progress time curve for well, follow daily progress and provide detailed programs for non-routine activities liaising with Drilling Superintendent.
  • Regular presentation of design decisions and progress to hierarchy, partners and regulators. Ensuring drilling performance and daily cost is accurately captured in daily drilling reports and dedicated reporting software
  • Provide engineering support/advise to the rig on program implementation.
  • Regular rig visits: safety meetings / campaigns / audits, quality reviews and operations follow up.
  • Completing final well reports with emphasis on ensuring high levels of data quality is reported and that lessons learned are captured in after action reviews and dedicated software.
  • Participate in technical studies to improve drilling operations.
  • Participate in Call for Tender for drilling service contracts.


  • 5 – 10 years Drilling Engineering experience
  • Communication skills, adaptability
  • Mandatory training as per HSE training matrix.