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Principal Drilling Engineer (Semi Submersible) At Hobark International, Inc - Oil And Gas

Date Posted: 12/May/2014
Deadline: 29/May/2014
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

Principal Drilling Engineer (Semi Submersible)


• Lead a team of drilling/completion and well test engineers in planning and
supporting the safe and efficient delivery of development, exploration and appraisal wells in water-depths up to 700ft, offshore Nigeria.
• Operations involve the following special challenges:
o High pressure / narrow margin drilling techniques,
o High angle / extended reach drilling,
o Subsea completions and well testing,
o Third party staff, service and equipment quality,
o Complex supply chain and logistics.
o Interaction with other (G&G) departments
• Minimum of 15 years relevant experience, of which at least 5 in a similar position.
• Extensive experience involving semi’s, knowledge of onshore and jack-up operations would be beneficial.
• Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.
• Technical / engineering qualification required.
• IWCF sub sea well control at supervisory level or equivalent.
• Exemplary HSE leadership.
• Strong drive for continuous performance improvement.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of leading effectively in a
multi-cultural society.
• Team leadership capabilities
• Completion and testing experience
• Able to work under sustained high workload, meet tight deadlines yet still deliver quality work
• Competency with drilling engineering software
• Proficiency with spreadsheets, word processors and presentation software.
• Project management skills
• Excellent knowledge of drilling engineering and international industry standards,
ideally acquired while working for a large international operator.
• Good organisation and project management skills, ensuring efficient application of
the company’s well delivery and commercial processes.
• Contracts and contractor management.
Remuneration: • Competitive day rate, paid overseas by first week of following month, net of Nigerian
Income Tax. Travel days paid.
Contract Duration: • 12 months, renewable based on performance.
Project Duration: • 1 year. Upon completion, reassignment to other projects is a possibility.

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