Engineer, Drilling (Drilling Materials)


company Group Overview 1:


We are one of the world’s leading energy producers, and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the United Arab Emirates.

Our diverse family of more than 50,000 employees is made up of over 100 different nationalities. People from different backgrounds, with unique perspectives and wide-ranging skillsets, who share a collective responsibility: to enable and accelerate progress, both here in the UAE and across the globe.

Here, we, we go beyond business as usual. We do things differently, challenge convention, and embrace new ways of thinking. This is what defines and differentiates us. By working together every day, we’re bringing energy to life.

company Group Overview 2:


Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (company) was established on the 27th November 1971 to operate in all areas of the oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since its establishment, company has steadily enhanced its competitive position through its sound business interest in 18 specialist subsidiary and joint venture companies in addition to educational institutions, known as the company Group of Companies.

Today, company manages and oversees oil production of more than 3.1 million barrels per day (bpd), ranking it amongst the top ten oil and gas producing companies in the world. In the last few years, significant achievements have been made in the expansion and development of gas fields to meet the growing needs and development plans of Abu Dhabi, and in our bid to support the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, which seeks diversification of Abu Dhabi’s energy supplies. company is committed to recruiting the best talent the UAE has to offer, and accordingly UAE Nationals will be preferred. All expressions of interest will be treated confidentially.

Group Company Overview 1:


The Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations (company ONSHORE) functions throughout onshore development sites as well as in the shallow coastal waters of Abu Dhabi

We are the largest oil producer within the company Group, accounting for over half of the UAE’s total oil production. As the country’s oldest oil production company, our operations date back to 1939, when a 75-year concession was signed to explore for oil and gas in Abu Dhabi.

Group Company Overview 2:


As a global industry leader in environmental sustainability, we are the first in the world to capture carbon from the iron and steel industry.  Our Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) facility at Al Reyadah captures 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) from Emirates Steel Industries (ESI) each year, for use in the BAB and Rumaitha oil fields to support Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR).

As part of our commitment to preserving our natural assets for generations to come, we have developed biodiversity plans to help protect the unique marine life and wildlife at the Al Nouf and Qusahwira oil fields.



Drilling Materials Engineer duties include coordinating and managing the Drilling Materials (Well Head, Liner Hanger, Downhole, OCTG and Bits) stock, allocation and technical specification. This includes coordination with Asset Development , Technical Centre, Drilling Engineering and Drilling Operations Teams to select, specify and provide safe, fit for purpose & cost effective materials in due time. 



  • Prepare Drilling Material Forecast to meet the requirements of the Company Business Plan with fully understanding of marketing and manufacturing lead time by ensuring the availability of drilling Materials for the wells in Drilling and Workover Schedule.
  • Provide Drilling Equipment allocation for company Onshore Rigs.
  • Evaluates bid for Downhole equipment and review specifications to ensure that all equipment to be purchased conforms to company as well as International standards. Recommends awards for purchase from the successful bidders.
  • Create and review Drilling Material Baskets for new and existing requirements.
  • Evaluate prequalification applications from a technical perspective and provide feedback.
  • Assess the Stock review with Inventory Team and follow up on current orders and stock in ground.



  • Review any changes in the Business Plan from a material availability perspective.
  • Manage and Admin Drilling Material related contracts.
  • Prepare proposals & recommendations for new trials.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by his supervisor such as preparing reports, statistics, attending technical presentations/meetings/workshops.
  • Coordinate with suppliers and other companies to keep abreast with new development.
  • Assist in planning and deliver value adding completion designs, cost estimates, and specify the required Downhole and well intervention equipment needs as per Business plan.
  • Ensure that Downhole equipment are correctly specified in enquiries and purchase orders.
  • Involve in facility technical audit whenever applicable for new supplier as part of prequalification process.

Generic Accountabilities:


Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures


  • Ensure implementation of approved Section policies, processes, systems, standards, procedures and internal controls in order to support execution of the Department work programs in line with Company and International standards.


Innovation and Continuous Improvement  


  • Propose improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with ISO standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the Section.


Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability


  • Support the institution of an HSE culture and ensure compliance with relevant HSE policies, procedures, systems & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines across the Section in line with international standards, best practices and company Code of Practices.



Minimum Qualification


  • Bachelor degree in in Engineering (Mechanical /Petroleum or equivalent/relevant discipline)


Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills


  • 6 years of experience, including involvement in well completion technology, equipment/products and methods.

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