Well Engineer in Rivers, Nigeria

at Oasons Nigeria Limited

Oil & Gas / Mining
Oil & Gas / Mining / Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Manage the delivery of assigned HPHT well (or other well) on his/her rig drilling sequence from Value Challenge to well handover with the objectives of:

• Achieving zero safety incidents

• Delivering on promises against:

(1) Business plan for schedule,

(2) GIP/Joint Venture budget for cost

(3) Well proposal for reserves and production potential

• Raising performance to top quartile

• Safety in design and programming in particular process safety

• Ensure well design is robust to handle relevant well control incidents

• Finalise detailed well design including final well trajectory, accurate casing setting depths, drilling fluids program and cementing program to ensure wells objectives will be met

• Carry out torque drag and hydraulics calculations, design drilling assemblies to verify that the well is within rig capabilities and optimise drilling performance

• Compiles detailed drilling program to achieve business performance objectives (Cost, results and schedule)

• Comply with Policies, standards and procedures, use approved IT tools in developing final design and drilling program

• Identify and implement ideas to improve performance by repeating best composite well times, reducing Non Productive Time, using of new techniques/technologies and modifying procedures

• Estimates AFE well cost

• Orders equipment and services using SAP

• Monitor time and cost performance

• Compile end of well report




Round 1 certificate and IWCF certification

Possess highly developed technical skills enhanced by theoretical and practical knowledge of the well delivery process

Good analytical, communication and writing skills, with PC fluency and familiarity with drilling engineering software.

Excellent proficiency in English language, both in speech and in writing. Proficient in English language, both in speech and in writing.

Professional engineer with a university degree or qualification in a relevant engineering or science discipline.

Valid IWCF certificates

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in well delivery function, commercial and contracting and technology activities.


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