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Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Job reference: 923777
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Drilling, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 06/02/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Drilling Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities will include:
Agreeing well objectives with the Exploration / Development / Subsurface Teams.
Liaising with the Well Owner and Finance Department to obtain long lead and well AFE approval at the appropriate time.
Conducting the well planning required for the preparation of the Basis of Well and casing design, ensuring that appropriate knowledge transfer and risk management systems are implemented throughout the planning process.
Organising and conducting the Well Design Peer Review.
Preparation and submission of all HSE notifications and DECC applications for consents and permits. Ensure that the well design is examined by the Well Examiner.
Preparation of Drilling and/or Abandonment / Suspension Programmes.
Equipment list generation and materials ordering
Operational support to the Drilling Superintendent.
End of Well Reports.

Qualifications / Training
Degree qualified engineer
Achieved certification in specific training courses, including:
Advanced well control
Risk assessment
Hazard assessment
Emergency response

Experience as a Drilling Engineer

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 923777


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