Senior Drilling Engineer


Title: Senior Drilling Engineer

Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Qualification Bachelor degree in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering

Experience: A minimum of 10 – 12 years actual drilling

Special Requirements and Conditions: Industry training in drilling technology and HSE



The Company is planning on an intensive 1-year Drilling & Workover campaign in Kurdistan Region, Northern Iraq.  The campaign includes drilling of 3 wells in Chemchemal Field (CH), and drilling of 4 wells, workover of 6 gas wells and completion and Testing of 1 well in Kormor Field (KM).

The company requires services of a Drilling Engineer with relevant experience in Engineering and planning to prepare a robust and comprehensive drilling program for wells in CH and KM.




Consultant will also assist in

Job Description


Major Function:

Plans, directs and coordinates the Drilling activities including reviewing, studying and approving drilling operational/engineering processes and reports. Supervises the planning and execution of the company’s drilling operations and well completion. Manages and coordinates the preparation of the drilling budget, controls expenditure and justifies variances.


Essential Function:

Drilling Operations


Technical Reports:

Reviews operational and engineering reports prepared by subordinates such as drilling, well completion, workover, flow test, drill stem test and similar technical summary reports. Ensures accurate reporting of all drilling activities.


Budget Control:

Controls expenditure and ensures that the variances between approved budget and actual expenditure are properly justified.


Advisory Role:

Provides the technical advice for drilling contractors and consultants and the technical assessment of responses to tenders for drilling services and materials, (ii) Provides advice and recommend solutions for drilling problems of serious nature (e.g. logging failure, work & cement failure …etc.).


Third Party Services;

Provides overall supervision over the contracted services to ensure that all work is properly supervised and administered, includes ensuring that contacts with operating contractors and service companies are maintained at all levels and ensuring that contractors and service companies fully understand requirements and can meet them.


HSE Awareness:

Ensures safety and environmental performance of all drilling related operations.


Reporting and Relationships Management



Continuous Improvement of Position

Stays abreast of current technology in the drilling activities, evaluates activities against pre-established goals, and makes recommendations based on evaluations.


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Position Senior Drilling Engineer
Location Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
The date of the position 11.08.2018