Well Engineer in Rivers, Nigeria


Oil & Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • 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 NPT ,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


  • A professional engineer with a university degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in well delivery function, commercial and contracting and technology activities
  • Valid 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.
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