Staff Wells Engineer, Drilling at Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) is the pioneer and leader of the petroleum industry in Nigeria. We invest heavily in our employees, which is reflected in our industry-leading development programme and our commitment to see our employees’ ideas travel and come to fruition.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Staff Wells Engineer, Drilling

Job ID.: R149610
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time
Business unit: Integrated Gas and Upstream

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What is the role?

  • Responsible for the design, planning, and supervision of Drilling, completion and well intervention operations, with the full integration of the relevant asset teams. Preparation of detailed cost and time estimates, tracking of relevant metrics during job execution, after action reviews (AAR) documentation, well handover to Exploration, production, and developing subsequent improvement plans.
  • Project Design/Execution: Deliver world-class design/execution performance by embedding continuous improvement methodology as the way of working

What we need from you?

  • A graduate Degree in Engineering or Science
  • Minimum of Eight (8) years experience in Well Engineering and design three of which should have been spent as a drilling Engineer.
  • A demonstrable experience in Shallow water and onshore drilling and completions design
  • Design Experience with use of Wells Design tools such as WELLCAT, WELLPLAN, COMPASS etc.
  • JV Relations and budget management, cost recovery.
  • People Skills: Exceptional relationship skills and ability to influence at all levels.
  • Be responsible for own development and will execute a personal development plan agreed with the Well Ops Team Leader- Skilled in presentation and communications
  • Ability to work and manage in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.
  • Possession of IWCF could be an added advantage
  • Commercial skills: Strong management skills, proponent of Strategic Cost Leadership, deep understanding of commercial implications of emerging ways of working, techniques and technologies. Able to bench mark on local and global scale.
  • maximum value to the assigned asset whilst maintaining HS&E standards.
  • Provide routine and emergency technical input and support for all well related activities, both in the office and at the work site as required.
  • Implement accurate cost monitoring of all Drilling, Completion & Well Intervention activities both in the office and on the well site.
  • Integrate and liaise with other disciplines to ensure efficient and effective execution of Drilling, Completion & Well Intervention work programmes.
  • Ensure all lessons learned are captured and shared from execution of Drilling and Completion activities, in line with the GWDP.
  • Co-ordinate and manage logistics to ensure operations are conducted safely, on time and in accordance with execution programmes.
  • Supervise and ensure Drilling, Completion programmes are executed safely and efficiently and that all company policies and procedures are fully adhered to.
  • Ensure deviations from execution programmes are only conducted with the appropriate level of technical authorization.
  • Ensure adherence to change control procedures in the event of programme amendments.
  • Ensure accurate reporting of all Drilling and Completion activities into the approved reporting medium.

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