Drilling Well Engineer

Houston, TX
November 23, 2023
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Job Description

Our client, a major Oil & Gas company is seeking a Drilling & Well Engineer to work within their facilities located in Houston, TX for a 12-month contract (possible to extend).

The Drilling Engineer will be responsible for the work related to the planning of the well P&A an offshore platform in the GoM. Also, the professional will be working in the project team and is responsible for developing and delivering P&A alternatives in accordance with relevant strategies, plans, programs, time & cost and in compliance with applicable guidelines and work processes.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Safety in well design and execution.
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams to deliver well-planned activities.
  • Deliver risk assessments in activity planning.
  • Ensure QA/QC of engineering deliverables in well planning.
  • Compile well activity programs.
  • Lead engineering design input from contractors.
  • Develop and review of Well Barrier Schematics.
  • Evaluate offset data and implement lessons learned, particularly in collaboration with discipline advisors.
  • Evaluate and specify well equipment.
  • Prepare time and cost estimates.
  • Perform detailed studies into new technologies, well design and optimization projects.
  • Challenge the rest of the group to ensure that the work is done cost-effectively and that future well

operations can be run in a simple and cost-effective way.


  • Minimum 5 years of offshore PP&A and intervention experiences, preferably from US GoM.
  • Additional D&W experience with an offshore Oil and Gas Operator
  • Experience with US regulations and well integrity requirements for PP&A.