Engineer, Drilling (RTOC)


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.



Supports during office hours, company Onshore Drilling function by ensuring continues flow of Real Time Data from Rig Site to HQ for Geo-Steering, Reservoir Engineering and Drilling & Workover Operation. Measures Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) ensuring timely and accurate reporting of Real Time Outputs. Coordinates with Performance & New Technology Teams, to improve overall drilling performance.

Principal Accountabilities 1:


  • Ensures continues data transmission from company Onshore rig fleets to RTOC.
  • Coordinates Data Aggregation & Contractor Performance Team from RTOC, to ensure the flawless quality of the deliverables.
  • Identifies data gaps and lead the process for recovery and prevention of recurrent events.
  • Builds the bridge with Drilling / Workover operation and Engineering teams, in order to provide support in the best way, by facilitating the tools and process in favor of a better performance. 
  • Audits Real Time Performance Tracking process and validate the products using available tools.
  • Provides Performance and Optimization Consultants suitable offset information required to build and run in real time the engineering models
  • Prepares notifications, optimization, lesson learns, reporting discrepancies to Drilling / Workover Teams of different fields related to deviations or events during the operation course.

Principal Accountabilities 2:


  • Monitors drilling and workover operations remotely from RTOC using IT tools and technologies
  • Ensures RTOC Well Engineers complies with all company corporative requirements and codes.
  • Participates in Operational Meetings and provide consultancy / support on highly critical operations.
  • Prepares different levels reports (daily, weekly, monthly, end of section and end of well) and ensure to validate and document every calculation.
  • Train and brief Drilling / Workover teams about Real Time tools and ensure correct interaction by providing constantly support.
  • Provide support when required in Pre-Spud meetings and planning stage of the project, share Lessons Learned from previous applicable projects.
  • Provide support to Drilling / Workover team during critical operations, critical events and a typical operations (new technology and Performance Initiatives trials)

Minimum Qualification


Bachelor Degree in Engineering and/or equivalent.

Minimum Experience, Knowledge & Skills


  1. Minimum ten years experience and knowledge of drilling and completion engineering functions and operations.
  2. Previous work experience as drilling supervisor and drilling engineer (minimum 3 years)
  3. Knowledge of Drilling Information Management System (DIMS/EDM).
  4. Prior work experience in similar rule.
  5. Leadership training.
  6. Safety training.
  7. Additional specialized skills including:
  • Performance Improvement.
  • Best Practices and Lessons Learned.
  • Knowledge Management.
  • Database Management.
  1. Computing skills including MS Office.

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