Senior Drilling Engineer (M/F/D)

wintershall dea

Cairo, DISUCO, Egypt

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What you can expect
What you can expect

What you can expect – text
Preparing time and cost estimates for AFE purposes.
Controlling cost by monitoring actual vs. AFE cost and highlighting discrepancies 
Prepare conceptual well designs and basis of designs, drilling programs, end of well reports and technical documentation/studies.
Preparing drilling programs and end of well reports that are technically sound and meet DISOUCO and shareholder requirements.
Participating in daily operations meeting.
Reviewing technical programs submitted by 3rd party contractors.
Carrying out offset well data analysis.
Proactively identifying drilling problems and recommending solutions. 
Provide engineering support to the drilling superintendent on program implementation.
Proposes optimum, technical solutions.
Maintains contact and lead technical discussions with drilling contractors and third party suppliers. 
Having a clear understanding of contracts with drilling contractors and subcontractors. 
Providing relevant information in time for preparation of purchase requisitions in the SAP system
Formulate dispensation requests and management of change.
Promoting the continuous improvement process.
Monitoring well results vs. objectives and documenting deviations.
Initiating and following relevant technical studies.
Initiating and leading peer reviews.
Compiling and quality controlling all reports received from the operations
Participate in pre-spud meeting in the office & Rig-site.
Monitoring and analyzing NPT via the Drilling database system, and recommending corrective actions
Reviewing lessons learnt and feed them into the Lessons learned Database system. 
Supervise and monitor daily drilling operations from rig intake process until well closing reports and ensure safe well delivery 
Ensuring process safety, well integrity QHSE requirements in all well delivery steps.

What we expect
What we expect

What we expect
  • Degree in Petroleum Engneering
  • 10 year experience in drilling engineering 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in the use of MS office package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Landmark Well Engineering Package
  • Control of Cost/Quality
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Self-starter/Self Development
  • Enthusiastic, open and driven individual with strong HSEQ skills.

We offer
We offer

We offer (external)
  • Competitive compensation & Benefits package
  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and “on-the-job”
  • Opportunity of professional development and international experiences

Wintershall Dea is transforming from the leading European independent gas and oil company to become a leading European independent gas and carbon management company. We have more than 120 years of experience as an operator and project partner along the entire E&P value chain. The company with German roots and headquarters in Kassel and Hamburg explores for and produces gas and oil in 11 countries worldwide in an efficient and responsible manner. With activities in Europe, Latin America and the MENA region (Middle East & North Africa), Wintershall Dea has a global upstream portfolio and, with its participation in natural gas transport, is also active in the midstream business. And we develop carbon management and low carbon hydrogen projects to contribute to climate goals and secure energy supplies. 
Wintershall Dea was formed from the merger of Wintershall Holding GmbH and DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG, in 2019. Today, the company employs more than 2,000 people worldwide from almost 60 nations.