Drilling Cost Performance Engineer

Hobark International Limited (HIL)

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Hobark International Limited (HIL) is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently, we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos.

Job Description

  • Maintain and continuously improve company standards
  • Review well design proposals and offset data including an identification of technical and commercial risk, particularly for incentive-based and ‘turnkey’ operations
  • Review and critique drilling and workover programs to ensure plans are clear, realistic and robust.
  • Provide feedback to all drilling programs in a formal manner.
  • Ensure that equipment specified in the drilling program is suitable for the application.
  • Utilise well-planning software to determine rig requirements and assess the feasibility of drilling proposed wells.
  • Visit the well-site and company offices as required for key meetings and briefings and to provide on-going support and guidance.
  • Provide technical support for CLIENT marketing and commercial activities, including preparation of contract tender documents.
  • Provide support as necessary during CDS planning activities.
  • Implement/Promote effective use of CLIENT performance improvement business tools.
  • Facilitate the Major Operational Failure (MOF) process to ensure that the procedure is followed and all MOFs are robustly investigated

Job Requirement:

  • University degree in Drilling/Petroleum Engineering, or in another Engineering discipline paired with substantial experience in the Drilling industry
  • 5 years’ experience in Drilling related Service Industry, with a good understanding of Drilling Service field operations
  • Strong independent personality, who is questioning the status quo, is able to think out of the box
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), Arabic would be an additional asset

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Hobark International Limited (HIL)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years