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Company: Petroplan Houston Skills: Drilling Consultant Experience: 10 + Years Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee Salary: Negotiable Location: Houston, Texas, United States
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume
does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.Located in region: North America      

Position: Drilling EngineerJob type: Permanent EmployeeLocation: Houston Petroplan is currently working with an expansion focused E&P business who are in the process of increasing their engineering team in their Houston base. Due to this continued growth, a need has arisen within the business to add a highly experienced Drilling Engineer to their Permian operations division to assist with the ongoing and upcoming unconventional projects. In this position, you will report directly into the Drilling Engineering Manager and act as the focal point for drilling engineering activity. You will be involved with ensuring that all activities are planned, scheduled and executed to achieve the agreed requirements in a safe and efficient manner. Key challenges will include: Preparing operational plans for planned wells and liaising with other departments when requiredResponsible for drilling optimization, identifying best practises and running lessons learned when requiredTravel to the field is required as and when neededDeal with third party vendors with a strong focus on cost and performance You must have at least 10 years of experience, including 6 years’ experience in oil and gas operations working as a Drilling Engineer. Experience working in the Permian is preferred and must hold at least a Bachelors degree in an Engineering discipline.Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs. About Petroplan:Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.Our company aim isn’t to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan’s local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

Project management & engineering

Quality management 

Project controls & services

Subsea & pipelines

Supply chain management

Construction & commissioning

Logistics & procurement

Start-up management

Discipline engineering

Operations & production

Process engineering

Maintenance operations 


Well engineering & drilling

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