Drilling Engineer

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $160,000 per year
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Drilling Engineer

Permanent position: Private oil and gas company is looking for a Drilling Engineer for their Houston office. Qualified candidates must have Onshore shale experience, field experience, and a minimum of 7 years of drilling engineering experience. They are looking for someone who has an entrepreneurial spirit and self motivated.

Responsibilities for the Drilling Engineer
  • Provide operational support of well programs
  • Responsible for directional plans, technical decisions to optimize efficiency
  • Analyze data during and after well execution to improve and refine drilling program
  • 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
  • Design wells in support of a field development and prepare cost estimates and assessing risk
Requirements for the Drilling Engineer

  • MUST have BS in Petroleum Engineering
  • Must have minimum of 7 years of drilling experience and working onshore unconventional areas
  • Must have significant field work experience with proven track record
  • Must have experience with industry softwares such as Wellview, Spotfire, etc
  • Must be able to travel as needed to field
  • Must possess a self motivated attitude and be proactive

  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Equity
  • Room for growth
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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