AGR154 - AGR - Well Management | Reservoir Management | Software | Consultancy
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Well Management & Well Engineering
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Drilling Engineer with enthusiasm for digitalisation

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AGR Software is a department within AGR developing industry leading software solutions for the oil and gas industry, mainly drilling and wells departments. AGR is an independent consultancy delivering well engineering and reservoir management as well as technical manpower and software solutions to the entire upstream life cycle. The company has managed over 500 well projects in six continents and delivered more than 1,500 reservoir studies and asset evaluations in all global hydrocarbon basins. The recent acquisition of AGR by Akastor (a subsidiary of Aker) brings further strength and depth to AGR’s capability and network.

Our cloud based iQx platform includes the following products:

P1™ – Probabilistic Time and Cost Estimation
CT™ – Actual Time and Cost Tracking
EX™ – Lessons Learned tracking
D2™ – Collaboration for development of Drilling Program, Well montage and End of Well Report
OA™ – Offset Analysis tool for displaying and comparing well design, time and cost from historic wells

This full-time position reports to Vice President for the AGR Software business unit and is a proactive and strategic contributor to delivering software support within drilling and well engineering to the company’s global client portfolio.
As a Senior Drilling Engineer, you will work with our experienced team of engineers and software developers for external clients as well as internal clients within the AGR organization globally. Selected candidate will be part of an expanding team and will play a key role in contributing to the company’s future growth.

Main Responsibilities

In addition to developing and maintaining the software suite, the Software team also assists with data import, training and efficient software implementation with the clients.

It is expected that the selected candidate will conduct various kinds of engineering work within the drilling & wells domain. The candidate should be interested in expanding the horizon outside of operational well follow-up, but at the same time have great benefit of working with this in the past. Technical engineering work combined with computer science and business development are expected to be key parts of the candidate’s workday.

Based on the last few years’ experience, some examples of the types of projects to be delivered are:
  • Working closely with the software development team for further developing the software suite. The candidate will have a pivotal role in this developing, having substantial domain expertise.
  • Being main point of contact for client companies in Oslo and potentially elsewhere
  • Being project manager for development projects being done on behalf of clients.
  • Conduct engineering studies in AGR’s own software portfolio or and/or using other software products
  • Assisting AGR Reservoir Management department with completing cross-department studies
  • Follow up well planning / progress on behalf of partners
  • Preparation of tender documentation and commercial offers
Qualification requirements
  • Engineer with BSc, Msc or PhD degree within relevant discipline related to mechanical or petroleum technology
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with drilling & well projects
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of other languages is considered a bonus
  • International experience and/or having worked within digitalization in D&W before is considered highly beneficial
Job specific requirements
  • Team player
  • Outspoken and comfortable with interacting with clients and other externals
  • Innovative and passionate about digitalizing drilling and well processes
Contact information

To send your application, please contact Henriette Frafjord Barran.

We aim to be the employer of choice. By striving to meet the highest requirements and standards of the industry and what we do, we invest into our people and aim to offer a working environment that is attractive and motivating. We have a team of pioneers and we respect their professional and personal development and ambitions.

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