Sr. Drilling Engineer (Exploration)

Jobref. id 15294
Stavanger, Norway
Start date:
12+ months
Qualification requirements

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering or other relevant education.

  • Minimum 5-10 years experience in D&W operations.
  • Good knowledge of regulations and relevant standards.
  • Extensive experience with well planning and well planning software.
  • Sound technical understanding of development and exploration drilling, HSE and field operations.
  • Experience with drilling operations using semi-submersible rigs.
  • Good understanding of geology, subsea and commercial aspects.
  • Offshore experience with drilling operations.
Personal qualities
  • Creative, open, responsible and entrepreneurial.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player.
Job specific requirements
  • Independently design wells to meet the well objectives, and in accordance with governing regulations and firm's processes and procedures.
  • Prepare relevant input to key well planning documents, main drilling programs, drilling programs, HAZOP/ risk assessments, budget cost estimates, AFE’s and final well report.
  • Implement well integrity throughout planning and execution phase.
  • Execute the drilling programs and provide onshore technical support to the drilling operations.
  • Ensure that drilling operations are carried out in accordance with objectives set out for safety and environmental performance.
  • Monitor and report drilling operation performance.
  • Follow up and QA/QC supplier’s services, studies and equipment deliveries.
  • Facilitate and coordinate risk weighted decision analysis as required.
  • Ensure lessons learned are incorporated into the designs.
  • Offshore work and follow up as required.
  • Comply with and follow up the MOC process (Management of Change).
  • Ensure interface work towards other departments (facility, subsurface etc) is followed up.
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