Drilling Engineer

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $160,000 per year

job description

Drilling Engineer

Permanent position: Houston Exploration and Production company is looking for a Drilling Engineer. Qualified candidates must have horizontal drilling experience in the Mid-Con area.

Responsibilities for the Drilling Engineer
  • Responsible for supervising safe drilling, operations to ensure that drilling operations are safe, environmentally conscious and cost-efficient
  • Prepare final well designs and drilling programs for exploration, delineation and development wells, including but not limited to rig selection criteria, casing and drill string designs, mud and cement programs, wellbore evaluation programs, well control procedures
  • Apply technology and innovation in directional drilling, hydraulic and mud systems, casing and drill string design, and completions to improve drilling performance and well economics
  • Monitor real- time and post- well costs; verifying and approving wells
  • Design wells in support of a field development and prepare cost estimates and assessing risk
Requirements for the Drilling Engineer

  • Must have Bachelors degree Engineering-preferably in petroleum engineering
  • Must have minimum of 5-10+ years experience in drilling and operations experience with horizontal, field development and exploration drilling project work
  • Must have horizontal drilling experience in the Oklahoma and Mid-Con area
  • Experience with lateral drilling, rotary steerable, and other extended reach technologies is a plus
  • Proficiency in Wellview, Compass, StressCheck and/or Spotfire software

  • Comprehensive benefits
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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