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Engineer, Drilling Fluid and Cement

PTTEP Energy Development Company Limited

Job Purpose

Engineer, Drilling Fluid / Cement is responsible for providing technical supports in the areas of drilling fluids, cementing and waste management. The jobholder conducts drilling fluids / cement studies to make improve in drilling performance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide engineering design and review engineering practices and methods regarding to drilling fluids and cement
  • Conduct engineering studies of new technology/methodology and optimization related to drilling fluids & cement and make technical recommendations to continually improve operations efficiency
  • Provide technical advice and consultation to solve or mitigate operational problems related to drilling fluids and cement during execution phase
  • Provide technical review for well operations
  • Act as technical authority in responsible areas to sanction MOCs, in compliance with Well Management System, standards/guidelines/ procedures, and corporate SSHE policy
  • Prepare and updates the standard instructions concerning drilling fluids and cement to ensure safe and efficient operations
  • Provide input on vendor’s technical pre-qualification for supply chain management function.
  • Initiate bidding and/or negotiating for third party services as well as prepare and manage drilling contracts.
  • Liaise with third party drilling fluids / cementing laboratories in requesting for their services for specific studies
  • Review the scope of work for drilling fluids & cement when call for tender are being written.
  • Review technical and cost evaluation of drilling fluids / cementing bids
  • Contribute to the optimization and the cost reduction of drilling activities while maintaining a high level of safety and avoiding any pollution.
  • Prepare other drilling engineering studies when necessary under the supervision of Manager, Drilling Engineering Section

Key Accountabilities (Cont.)


  • Contribute to HAZID/HAZOP activities, SSHE reviews and follow-up of action items
  • Ensure that high SSHE standards and technical integrity is maintained in all designs and programs
  • Ensure the Drilling Program is in line with the SSHE Management System, Well Management System (WMS), Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Management of Contractors and Suppliers and the local regulatory requirements and provide input for improvement as required
  • Provide input for emergency response plans and risk management process by conducting risk assessments, prioritizing remedial actions and assigning owners for follow up.
  • Promote and ensure an effective implementation of SSHE rules and engineering best practices

Professional Knowledge & Experiences

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3-year of experience in various types of Drilling Fluid System in various areas in a supervisory capacity
  • Knowledge of performance optimization, supplier management, and materials procurement, service contracts, and SSHE for drilling operations
  • Good in written and spoken English skills

Additional Desirable Qualification

  • Organizing, Analytical, and interpersonal skill

CORE Competencies