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Drilling Engineer

Job Id
Start Date
Jul 09, 2019
End Date
Jul 22, 2019
Compnay Name
ARA Petroleum Oman B44 Limited
No of Position
Position Type
Job Type
Nationality Required
Education & Experience Required

Job Description

The Drilling Engineer will be responsible and accountable for: 

  • Work with the Senior Drilling Engineer, Well Engineers, and Drilling Supervisors in support of the Well Planning, Drilling & Completion, Workover and Abandonment operations.
  • Deliver safe and secure well designs compliant with ARA Petroleum Policies, Standards, and Procedures, planning, and cost estimating during well construction from site construction until handover to production.
  • Support during well operations, both in the office and rig site, including out of hours when required.
  • Provide design and construction interface with the Engineering Team for well pads and access roads.
  • Support the Completions/ Interventions Engineer for the planning of Well Interventions, workovers, well servicing and abandonment operations.
  • Work with contractors and suppliers including supporting the sourcing, tendering and evaluating of materials and services used in Well Design and execution.
  • Verification of well construction within design specification and ARA Petroleum standards.
  • Manage the daily reporting of wells activities. End of well reporting, performance reviews, capturing & leading the Lessons Learned & continuous improvement process.
  • Manage all logistical activities that are associated with the above activities.
  • Ensure that all activities are adhering to international or local legislation and comply with company policy, guidelines and procedures.
  • Support delivery of wells related to ARA Petroleum Management Systems policy and procedures, including Drilling & Completion, Well Control and Well Interventions procedures i.e. Control of Work and HSSE procedures.
  • Utilize the latest technologies & data analytics to track well costs and execution performance.


Skills Required

  • Candidate has proven track record, preferably with an operator with 5-8 years of experience, with respect to drilling and completions process, contracts processes, development of well operations procedures, well design, cost estimation, developing drilling & completion programs, and risk assessments as per HSE management.
  • Academically the candidate will hold a BSc. or equivalent higher degree in the sciences or engineering disciplines.
  • Candidate will have a working knowledge of one or more Drilling & Completion engineering software package i.e. EDM Software Engineering package.
  • Candidate should hold or have recently held valid International Drilling Well Control Certificate at Supervisor Level (i.e. IWCF, WellCap).

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