Company: Leap29
Skills: Drilling Consultant
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Stavanger, Norway

Senior Drilling Engineer


Location: Stavanger

Start date: Late March

Duration: 12 months

Contract role

Level: Principal / Lead Engineer

Onshore focus


For a large client in Stavanger we seek to make the addition of a Senior Drilling Engineer on a contract basis, starting in late March 2023 and initially for 12 months.




The team is responsible for planning and execution of Interventions, P&A, Drilling, Completion and Subsea of new wells on Fixed platforms and Mobile installations. They are currently looking for engineers to join the drilling & well planning teams. These teams are supporting their Well Construction Process and D&W operations in several Norwegian locations.


This role is a predominantly onshore role, with the focus being on planning and procedural work for the interventions, as opposed to offshore executions.




  • Master or bachelor's degree within relevant technical disciplines
  • Valid Offshore Safety Course
  • HPHT experience
  • Valid IWCF

Personal Qualities?


  • Team builder where co-operation and teamwork is essential
  • A structured approach with regard to planning, coordinating and executing activities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Performance driven and commercial mind-set
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • A lean mindset
  • Ability to live by our safety and security expectations

Description / responsibilities?


The Engineer is responsible for planning and design work related to the planned operations.


Provide the key planning for execution of drilling and completion activities.

Perform experience transfer and well reporting )

Work in teams with other disciplines, perform method selection, risk assessment, evaluate and recommend required equipment.


Senior Drilling core competencies to deliver on tasks:

Well path design (Compass), Casing Design (WellCAT/STressCheck), Directional drilling and wellbore positioning equipment.

Material technology, Downhole understanding, Logging, Rock mechanics, Capping and containment, Pore pressure and wellbore stability, Well Integrity, Well incident and blowout preparedness, Well control equipment and systems, Kick tolerance software, Fluids, Cementing, Wellbore cleanup Torque/drag/hydraulics (Wellplan) Risk management, Discovery Web, Time and cost estimation, Drilling and Well Time Estimator, *Surface well equipment and systems & *Subsea equipment and systems Offshore traveling on request.




Please do not hesitate to contact Angus McCormick at Leap29 directly, or apply via the link provided.

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