Engineer, Drilling

PTTEP Energy Development Company Limited

Job Purpose

Engineer, Drilling is responsible for reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating drilling operations to improve the drilling performance, SSHE, cost control, and operational efficiency. The jobholder is required to prepare well designs, detailed drilling programs, including budget and AFE preparation. The jobholder also prepares Call for Tender (CFT) and participates in bids evaluation and selection contractors regarding drilling rig's third party services.

Key Accountabilities

  • Prepare well designs, detailed drilling programs and budget in accordance with Well Management System and well objectives 
  • Review, track and analyze drilling operations. Provide solutions for performance improvement in terms of time, cost and safety
  • Contribute to developing relevant instructions for exploration/delineation and development drilling activities. Ensure that they are in line with Well Management System (WMS).
  • Coordinate and liaise with service providers to assure continuity, effectiveness and efficiency of the operations.
  • Serve as Contract Holder to initiate bidding and/or negotiating for third party services as well as prepare and manage drilling contracts in compliance with Company's Procurement Process and SSHE Contractor Management Standard
  • Prepare end of well reports and capture lessons learnt at the end of the campaign or after troubleshooting for operations improvement
  • Ensure equipment and materials required for the drilling operations are properly specified and ordered in time
  • Visit designated operations area on frequent basis to foster safe operations and performance improvement
  • Contribute to HAZID/HAZOP activities, SSHE reviews and follow-up of action items. 
  • Ensure the Drilling Program and drilling operations are performed in accordance with applicable legal requirements, SSHE Management System, Well Management System (WMS), and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

Professional Knowledge & Experiences

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3-year experience in drilling operations, including 2-year experience as Drilling Operations Supervisor at offshore drilling rigs
  • Knowledge of performance optimization, supplier management, and materials procurement, service contracts, and SSHE for drilling operations
  • Good command of both written and spoken English
  • Analytical and presentation skill