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

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform engineering calculations and software simulation to include but not limited to hydraulics, BHA, cementing, torque and drag, daily pre-kick and well control sheet, surge and swab, LOT/FIT etc
  • Assist the Drilling Supervisors (DSVs) to implement the approved drilling and completion programs on the rig.
  • Manage all the contractors, including the rig, vessels, catering and all the services
  • Support shore base logistics and vessel operations to timely load and offload required equipment and materials.
  • Crew change management.
  • Maintain list to track daily cost estimates, service company rental equipment and consumable
  • Review service company field tickets and advise DSVs of any discrepancies.
  • Preparation of daily drilling reports (DDR) and distribution after DSV’s review and approval.
  • Follow up and quality check of service companies’ daily reports like mud logging, directional drilling, mud engineering etc.
  • Assist DSVs to prepare, check and execute all critical operations like casing and completions running, cementing, etc.
  • Support in preparation of End of Well and Project reports,
  • Monitoring of operations performance and cost (plan versus actual) analyzing NPT (non-productive time), time-depth curve, project AFE variance analysis and KPIs.
  • Follow up operations to ensure timely mobilization and demobilization of personnel, equipment and services to optimize cost.
  • Ensure that Company’s HSE policies are strictly adhered and followed.
  • Carry out all duties outlined by DSVs in support of on-going operations


  • Minimum of 5 Years of Experience in the oil and gas industry with at least 2 years as Wellsite Drilling Engineer with relevant experience.
  • 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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