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Senior Drilling Engineer

Job Information
LocationEngineering Recruitment in SA. South Africa
SalaryR 550K - R500K
Job TypePermanent
EducationBachelor Degree or equivalent
Experience6+ years

Job Description

Engineer based in Cape Town with the Kenya & Ethiopia G&G and Reservoir Engineering teams, to be primary interface between these functions and the Kenya & Ethiopia Well Engineering team. To liaise with the subsurface team in development of the Geological Well Proposal and Well Design documents for the exploration and appraisal campaign.

6+ years of industry experience preferred (well engineering experience essential, but also knowledge of production, geology, reservoir engineer disciplines desirable)

Has previous experience and knowledge of land based exploration and development drilling activities.

Advanced knowledge of engineering criteria and industry best practice associated with well construction design and operations.

Understanding of the importance and methods of pore pressure prediction in the well design process.

Good software skills and familiarity with well planning and design packages.

Understanding of Geological and Petroleum Engineering priorities and data acquisition requirements

Understanding of well control techniques and advanced casing design.

Recognition of importance of EH&S and embedding good practices.

Familiar with API & other recognized industry standards & recommended practices.

Well budgets and cost allocation processes.

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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