Drilling and Completions Engineer -Lagos

Job Summary

We are looking to hire Drilling and Completions Engineers who will be responsible for generating material specifications and procurement scheduling for drilling operations and other functions.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description


  • Lead on contracting and procurement activities for drilling support services. 
  • Carry out Progress development/appraisal and exploration well planning and operational processes and procedures. 
  • Lead the development and implementation of the drilling risk assessment for field activities. 
  • Provide technical drilling planning and implementation of drilling engineering activities ensuring that wells are designed and drilled in a safe, cost effective, and an environmentally responsible manner. 
  • Serve as a core member of the Wells Planning Team to design and implement. optimum development drilling plans and contingency plans. 
  • Develop and track completion metrics to drive high-quality and cost-effective completions. 
  • Pre-qualify contractors and service providers for tendering of drilling support services. 
  • Prepare technical scopes of work for all drilling support services tenders, including QA/QC processes for materials. 
  • Participate in the technical and commercial bid evaluations for drilling services.
  • Generate material specifications and procurement scheduling for drilling operations. 
  • Provide planning and budget cost estimates for the development drilling program as required. 
  • Provide daily support to drilling operations to ensure safe, efficient, and high-quality results. 
  • Conduct After-Action-Reviews to access overall performance of service contractors and evaluate drilling procedures being implemented. 
  • Support and adhere to the project timeline including coordinating peer reviews and post audits. 


  • Have an Engineering degree in Petroleum, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Physics or a similar technical field. 
  • Have ten (10) or more years of drilling, completions and well interventions experience, with a minimum of 5 years with operating companies. 
  • An IWCF Surface BOP Stack Certificate (Supervisory Level) is essential. 
  • Ability to work effectively with others, strong interpersonal relations and communication skills, forward looking problem solving, autonomous and adaptable. 
  • Respectful and discreet to colleagues and contractors. 
  • Must be flexible and resourceful. 

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| Full Time |
NGN 150,000 - 250,000
| Full Time |
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