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Senior Drilling Engineer 184 views

WTS Energy is seeking Senior Drilling Engineer to join its workforce in Nigeria.

Job Responsibilities

  • Drilling Engineering and Well Designs for extended reach (ERD), multi-lateral and horizontal wells in co-ordination with G and G and other relevant departments for Exploration
  • Management of exploratory, appraisal, development and workover wells in offshore environment
  • Preparation of detailed drilling and work-over programs and procedures
  • Champion for End of Well and Project reports,
  • Real time monitoring and capture of learning curves for continuous improvement,
  • Preparation of Budgets and AFEs
  • Rig sizing and casing design optimization,
  • Develop SORs for rig, tangibles and services and technical scope of work for tenders
  • Develop Risk register with mitigation plans and contingency planning.
  • Ensure that Company’s HSE policies are strictly adhered and followed.
  • Extend training and technical support to direct reports
  • Perform Contractors management, function including checking and approving of invoices (technically)
  • Co-ordinate, review and quality check DDRs and DCEs (Cost),
  • Maintain data base and actively participate on the day to day operations and ensure that operations are carried out on the rigs as per the program and as required.



  • Minimum of 18 Years of Experience in the oil and gas industry with at least 5 years as Senior Drilling Engineer with relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience with Drilling and Workover rigs for all types of well construction activities
  • Recent offshore experience (preferably Jack-up and/or deep-water rig) is required
  • Experience with international oil companies will be added advantage.
  • Experience using leading well engineering software is important


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum engineering (Other Engineering Disciplines may be considered e.g. Chemical, Mechanical, etc.)
  • Well control certification
  • Offshore survival and HUET (BOSIET) certification
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