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Senior Well Engineer

Job Information
LocationEngineering Recruitment in Nigeria
Salary550K - 450K
Job TypePermanent
Experience10 years relevant work experience

Job Description

Senior Well Engineer

- Prepare well design, drilling and work over programs in accordance with industry recognised technical criteria and applicable regulations, to achieve objectives in a safe and cost effective manner

- Well design consists of but is not limited to: directional design, drilling fluids & hydraulics design, drill string design, well control planning, casing design, cement design.

- Ensure procedures are technically valid and applicable to the specific well conditions

- monitor and evaluate well conditions in conjunction with the Senior Well Engineer

- Communicate with service contractors about technical issues and any changes in the drilling program.

Ensure all routine drilling and cost control reports are accurate, complete and timely


- Assist the Well Engineering Lead and Senior Well Engineer to supervise the HSSE system

- Support the Well Engineering Lead and Senior Well Engineer in the event of an emergency response situation

- Observe all company Health, Safety, Security and Environmental instructions, act in a safe manner and avoid unnecessary risks to personnel


- Engineering or science degree from a recognised university

- Minimum of 10 years oil and gas drilling experience

- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in onshore and offshore drilling operations

- Current IWCF Well Control certification on supervisor level

- Practical experience with a recognised drilling engineering software package

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to energy.jobs@hireresolve.com. You can also contact Meghan or Esté on (+27) 021 551 8638.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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