[Vacancy]: Drilling Engineer Needed at WTS Energy

March 15, 2024

Job Description

Main Responsibilities

  • Prepare wells data sheet and carry out wells offset reviews.
  • Carry out well-detailed design including casing design, mud engineering, and hydraulics modeling.
  • Write all wells Basis of Design documents ensuring compliance with all Company policies.
  • Prepare wells with detailed drilling procedures.
  • Develop wells AFEs and Support the upkeep of the well cost estimating and tracking system.
  • Liaise with specialist contractors and suppliers, such as cement companies or suppliers of drilling fluids.
  • Prepare an End-of-well report for all assigned wells.
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate offset wells.
  • Monitor well costs daily. Prepare and update depth vs days and depth vs cost curves.
  • Ensure final well costs in the Company Wells Reporting database such as Open Wells
  • Attend rig calls. Provides technical support on daily drilling operations.
  • Provide full-time engineering support to assigned drilling rig(s). Monitor daily morning report and facilitate data error corrections and coding.
  • Know and follow the Global Drilling Community Standards and SOP’s.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline. A master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant work experience in Well Engineering with an Operator.
  • Good knowledge in the use of industry-recognized Well Engineering software such as Wellcalt, Stress Check, Drilling Office, Well Plan, Compass
  • Must be able to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Willing to travel to the rig location to observe operations on an as-needed basis.

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