Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Petroleum Engineering, Well Intervention
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: AL AHMADI, Kuwait
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Role Summary:

Offers the opportunity as an experienced Senior Well Engineer - HPHT to join the team in Al Ahmadi Kuwait.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Plan and perform well engineering activities at office level and provide engineering support to field level operations
  • Cost / Risk analysis and AFE preparation for drilling operations
  • Preparation of engineering design and operational plans for drilling of wells in area of responsibility including well planning, casing design, material and equipment selection, log evaluation, quality assurance and post-job evaluation
  • Define rig selection criteria and requirements
  • Monitor and apply current best practices and technological advancements to all operations
  • Participate in peer reviews, peer assists and other quality assurance activities related to drilling engineering
  • Participate in team meetings and strategy discussions
  • Monitor daily progress of job(s) or project(s)
  • Ensure that actual well costs and other pre-defined KPIs are monitored and benchmarked against offset data and pre-defined well objectives
  • Conduct post well evaluations of drilling practices and effectiveness
  • Communicate effectively with well site/project Drilling Engineers on a daily and as needed basis, and make recommendations to engineers to optimize drilling performance
  • Comply with Baker Hughes' HSE policies and guidelines as per IWS Management System. Contribute to improved HSE standards by setting example by safe work practices
  • Participate in implementation of QA procedures as per IWS Management System and contractual requirements
  • Conduct business according to our Code of Conduct and Core Values
  • Well site engineering support may be required at times
  • Participate in tender bid preparation process as needed for drilling & well engineering input. This might include travel to other office locations
  • Participate in and conduct customer presentations & meetings, as needed, including travel to other office locations
  • Handle special projects, as assigned
  • Keep abreast of technological and engineering process advancements through affiliation with professional societies and participation in networks, workshops, seminars and training courses.

  • Bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering or other petroleum industry related 4 years degree/ Master's degree a plus
  • Well Control certification is an advantage
  • 10+ years' experience in drilling engineering activities
  • Experience in HPHT, Salt, MPD Drilling operations.
  • Experience with deep drilling activities.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Proficient in the use of drilling and well design software (e.g. Stress Check, well planning software, etc.)
  • Preparation of drilling program and Good understanding of bit selection, BHA design, hydraulics and torque & drag, drilling fluid selection, casing running operations, cementing operations, logging operations and analysis
  • Good understanding of casing design, cementing slurry and operation design/ NPT analysis
  • Risk assessment and mitigation plans
  • Cost tracking and Familiar with third party contract management.


Al Ahmadi, Kuwait

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