Senior Drilling Engineer

Location: Gabon, Gabon Salary: competitive
Sector: Upstream Type: contract

Our client, an international Oil & Gas company are currently looking for a Senior Drilling Engineer for their onshore projects in West Africa.

This is a contractual position, but would be residential. The initial contract term is one year but likely to extend further.

The main duties of this role are:

  • Designs and implements drilling plans and techniques
  • Consults with and assists drilling foremen in drilling and completion of oil and gas wells
  • Reviews drilling and completion expenditures
  • Analyses drilling problems and directs action to be taken
  • Selects equipment and services to be utilised
  • Confers with exploration and land departments on drilling plans and operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Some of the key requirements are below, alongside some skills that would add to your application:

  • At least 10 year's experience as a Drilling Engineer
  • Able to relocate to West Africa by August
  • Solid onshore experience across multiple rig types
  • Experience in West/Central Africa is a plus
  • Due to the current team structure, the ability to speak French is an added bonus.

Sthree UAE is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.