Principal Drilling Engineer (Planning) in Lagos, Nigeria

at Edwin Drake

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
15+ years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Description

  • Lead a team of drilling / completion and well test engineers in planning and supporting the safe and efficient delivery of development and appraisal wells for a new project in water-depths between 200ft and 700ft, offshore Nigeria.

Operations involve the following special challenges:

  • High angle / extended reach drilling from platforms in various water depths with
  • the potential for some subsea wells,
  • Casing cementations (long cement columns),
  • Drilling normally pressured, depleted and potentially overpressured reservoirs,
  • Interaction with other departments (G&G, Engineering / Construction)
  • Split reporting lines
  • Third party staff, service and equipment quality,
  • Complex supply chain and logistics.
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