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Directional Driller

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Drilling > Directional Driller

Status: Expired

Directional Drilling Engineer - Residential / Staff Position

Job Details

Location: Kuwait

Salary: Up to 10K USD/Month

Working Locations: Office

Posted: 12/01/2018 09:56:00

Expires: 13/03/2018 09:56:00

Key Requirements

Age: Not Exceed more than 57 years.
Education: B.Sc./BE

Job Description

The Directional Drilling Engineer is responsible for:
• becoming thoroughly familiar with the Well Programmer and the requirements relating to the directional operations contained therein
• checking the accuracy and completeness of the prognosed well plots prior to the commencement of drilling operations
• ensuring the rig site inventory meets the programme requirements and liaising with the Drilling Supervisor to ensure future requirements are available in good time
• providing standard daily reports to the Drilling Supervisor comprising a summary of drilling activity, the drilling assembly in use, drilling parameters, survey data, equipment requirements, proposed BHA’s and recommendations for operations optimisation
• directly supervising the Driller in the application of drilling parameters and practice to ensure smooth directional control over the well
• maintaining up-to-date survey calculations and projections and working to maintain the well path within the tolerances as specified in the Drilling Programme
• providing BHA design, supervision and maintenance expertise and ensuring that all recommended BHA designs are suitable with respect to Survey Programme requirements
• maintaining records of drilling parameters and BHA performance during drilling operations to facilitate analysis at the well review stage
• supervising hole opening, reaming and tripping operations to monitor hole conditions and prevent unintended sidetracking of the well
• maintaining up-to-date records on all directional equipment on-board to ensure timely return for re-inspections, redress or over-haul
• adherence to Company policies with respect to the conduct of directional drilling and surveying operations.

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