Skills: Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering
Other Skills: offshore drilling/completion, Subsea Drilling
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Tripoli, Libya
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We are looking for an Offshore Subsea Senior Drilling Engineer to join with one of our clients in Libya.

Minimum 12+ years' experience in offshore drilling/completion required.

Only Candidates whom interested in working in LIBYA and have the required work experience listed below are invited to apply for the vacancy.


The jobholder is located in Tripoli Office, But Offshore field visits will be required. The field is situated 150 km off the coast of Tripoli.
Incumbent is in charge to manage the drilling activity for offshore field: define engineering and assist operations in troubleshooting.


  • Work in preparation for offshore call for tenders in Supply equipment and Services
  • Working to prepare Drilling program & well design
  • Working on drilling software engineering (landmark software) for modelling and fine tune well design along operation
  • Liaise with service providers and contractor, peer reviews and risk assessments
  • Work closely with the contractor to select proper tools & technologies that will lead to measurable performance improvement.
  • Verify Intend to drill & Develop cost estimates for planned well to drill
  • Prepare for pre-spud meetings
  • Offshore visits/support during the well execution phase
  • Ensure QA/QC of the engineering data stored, specially ensure well survey database QA/QC
  • Establish drilling KPIs and ALIs
  • Ensure the update of well profile and engineering files in the Drilling Department Software
  • Verify drilling feasibility, T&D, hydraulics calculations for horizontal subsea well
  • present new technologies
  • Well lookbacks and final well reports post execution phase
  • Prepare input for TCM or workshops with NOC or FP
  • Coach drilling engineers as required


  • Preparing of Drilling program & well design
  • Work in preparation of CFT
  • Optimization of costs and lead times, through continuous improvement of equipment, services, and procedures
  • Ensure that all equipment and procedures are in conformity with company Policy and Standards



B.Sc. in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or equivalent, Computer literate, fluent English.

Professional experience:

- Good knowledge of all services provided by drilling services companies.

- 12+ years' experience offshore drilling/completion, including offshore exposure:

  • Experience in subsea Drilling & completion (semi-sub rig)
  • Skills in drilling software engineering (landmark)
  • Equipment and techniques of implementation
  • Offshore Logistics experience
  • Familiar with international slandered & rules (preferable TOTAL rules)
  • Simultaneous operations
  • Well and environmental safety
  • Certifications
  • Cost control and follow-up
  • Call for tender process and Contracts
  • Framework of the Group's and host countries' regulations
  • Manage of multicultural teams
  • Analyze the risks

Required competencies:

Good knowledge of international Standards and preferably TOTAL rules.

Summary of our Terms & Conditions:

  • Contract length: One Year (renewable with clients approval), with One Month Annual Vacation
  • Location: Tripoli. However, candidate will be required to work on site when needed
  • Expected Starting Date: January 2020
  • 8 Hours a day / 5 Days a week
  • Air fare travel by Economy Class
  • Medical Cover
  • Board & lodging and internal transportation will be provided
  • Single Status