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Global Energy Company is seeking an experienced Drilling Engineer to join their team in Houston, Texas.  This key position will be responsible for working with organization’s various Reservoir Management Team leaders providing engineering, operations, regulatory and supply chain management support for all exploration and development well work.

  • Leads the Reservoir Management Team (RMT) or Exploration Team in developing specific well plans.
  • Active participation and documentation of RMT or Exploration Team meetings.  Takes an active role in managing working interest partners during the planning and execution phase of the project.
  • Identifies and evaluates appropriate offset wells.  Leads internal well design reviews and risk assessments for assigned wells.
  • Develops well designs and confirms pore pressure/fracture gradient predictions.
  • Writes drilling procedures for assigned wells.  Documents all well design changes using MOC process.
  • Provides technical support on daily drilling operations and is the primary contact for field engineering issues.
  • Provides full time engineering support to assigned drilling rig(s).  Monitors daily morning report, and facilitates data error corrections and coding.  Primary responsibility for well file population and management for assigned wells.
  • Provides internal and external benchmarking and end of well reports.  Coordinates and communicates end of well reviews.  Leads the joint review with the RMT or Exploration Team
  • Assures assigned wells are properly permitted.  Serves as a primary liaison with Governmental Regulatory Offices for assigned wells.
  • Evaluates activities against pre-established goals.  Makes recommendations based on evaluations.
  • Full understanding of, and active participation in, HESMS Program.  Accountable for knowledge of and compliance with all applicable regulations and Company HES training requirements and policies.
  • Manages contracts and contractors to continuous improvement via the Contract and Contractor Management Standard.
  • Responsible for preparing tenders, analyzing vendor response, awarding contracts, and administering assigned contracts.
  • Assists with timely procurement of material, equipment and personnel.  Reviews and approves invoices for accuracy.
  • Provides relief for Drilling Engineering Supervisor and/or Drilling Superintendent, as required, during their absence.
  • Assist the BU’s on equipment QA/QC and evaluation of new technology.

Ideal candidates will posses the following minimum requirements:

  • Minimum of (10) years of oil field drilling experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Project Management skills
  • Risk Management skills, including knowledge of Risk Assessment and Management of Change
  • Knowledge of HES MS and applicable governmental regulations
  • Contractor performance management skills
  • Teamwork  & Leadership skills
  • Analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Written and verbal communication skills

The selected candidate will be offered a outstanding Total Compensation package which includes a generous base salary, bonus potential, and a superior selection of benefits.

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