Senior Drilling Engineer

Jobref. id 16855
Start date:
1 May
2+ years
Not set
Qualification requirements
Education, experience and competence

Master/Bachelor in Engineering or relevant subjects
 5 + years in similar position
Drilling Planning & Activities: Subsea well head system & dual activity rig, Horizontal Drlg, Drilling Operations, Dril.Fluids & Cement & Cem.Op.Design/Operat., field experience, Risk analysis
Standards: Experience of design and operations under prevailing Norwegian standards and particularly NORSOK D010, D01, M01, OLF017
Advanced Drilling: Lean & Extreme Lean Profile, Geosteering, Multilateral wells
High Profile Drilling: Extended Reach Drilling,  Hp/Ht Drilling, Wellbore Stability/Sand Production/Prediction & Control
Software: Landmark Drilling Suite (Compass, Stress Check, Well Plan, Casing Wear), Peloton WellView, iQx, WellBarrier
Job specific requirements
Tasks and responsibilities

Planning and engineering drilling operations in order to achieve technical objectives in safe, efficient and cost effective manner
Preparation of the Basis of Well Design and Drilling design documentation
Supporting blowout potential and relief well planning
Supporting the consent and discharge permit application processes
Preparation of Drilling Programs and Detailed Operational Procedures including all information as specified in Company procedures
Preparation of detailed casing design, casing seat selection, kick tolerance calculations
Torque and Drag, Swab and Surge, Casing Wear modeling
Assessment of well construction related risks and proposal  of mitigations
Preparation of budgetary and AFE timing and costs based on historical performances (deterministic and probabilistic)
Assistance and verification of preparation of call offs for required materials and services according to the program and contracts 
Monitoring and follow up on the well execution process
Making recommendation when drilling problem occurs
Recommendation of changes to drilling program (if necessary) to improve drilling and completion methods, techniques
Tracking and benchmarking drilling performance and costs
Preparation of End of Well Reports, ensuring that best practices and lessons learned are captured, shared, documented and followed up
Carrying out special studies and reports on any aspects of drilling and completion operations as required
Providing digital data useful to follow up well operations and produce well profile print-outs and overpressure study. To critically study these data, detect anomalies and propose corrective actions if needed
Assisting in the preparation and evaluation of tenders
Assisting rig site operations for specific jobs
Ensuring the application of new drilling technologies
Ensuring the application of firm Policy and NCS regulations & rules
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