Field Engineer - Secure Drilling Services

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Job Family: Field operations
Updated At: 2017-04-19

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The role includes the overall technical responsibility for the UBD /MPD operational activities during the project, which include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Evaluate, prepare and assist the client with the design of each drilling program, whilst coordinating all data and requirements with the Project
  • Manager to enable a constant project overview towards meeting client’s objective.
  • Interface with the client, drilling contractor and directional drilling provider to advise during the drilling periods and to provide solutions to issues if required
  • Provide overall project responsibility for Weatherford’s UBD / MPD operational personnel and equipment with assistance / support from the
  • Project Manager and the Senior Supervisor.
  • Ensure the well is drilled in compliance with the UB / MP drilling program
  • Monitor well conditions to ensure Underbalanced conditions.
  • Specify injection rates and back pressure on the well to ensure all
  • Underbalanced drilling criteria are fulfilled.
  • Monitor production to provide reservoir characterization while drilling (where feasible)
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of data acquisition.
  • Implement and enforce Weatherford QHSE Policies.
  • Technical, operational & engineering focal point, for all UBD / MPD daily and end of well reporting and field records, direct through to the Project Manager and the client representatives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree. (Engineering)
  • Min. 5 yr experience in MPD operations.
  • Experience in Operating the Microflux Control System.
  • Experience in Saudi Aramco Operations.