Drilling & Completion Specialists at SPIE Oil & Gas Services Nigeria


SPIE Oil & Gas Services (part of the SPIE Group) provides a complete range of services to some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies through its network of offices in 25 countries across Africa, the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific.

Our turnover has more than doubled in the last few years thanks to the dedication of our 4,000 employees to whom we give training, recognition, and genuine opportunities for career development. In order to support this growth, SPIE Oil & Gas Services is always seeking talented individuals to join its teams.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Drilling & Completion Specialist

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Contract type: Temporary Work Contract
Contractual Hours: Full Time
Contract Duration: 1 Year (Renewable)

Job Description

  • Spie Oil & Gas Services Nigeria is looking for Drilling & Completion Specialists to join her work force here in Nigeria.
  • Completions Engineers develop plans for production from new wells and to improve the production from existing wells.
  • All available data has to be taken into account, such as information about the well pressure, temperature and the reservoir formation.
  • A completion engineer designs and monitors the installation of well completions and helps devise methods to improve oil and gas well production.
  • Ensuring the overall Safety of drilling completion operations is a primary responsibility.
  • As a drilling & completion specialists, you will plan, develop and supervise the operations necessary for drilling oil and gas wells.
  • You’ will be involved from the initial well design to testing, completion and abandonment, and will have a responsibility for costing.
  • Designs and supervises the initial well completion in line with company, safety and industry standards.
  • Collaborates with the rest of the well delivery team departments, local authorities and industry regulators
  • Makes sure that the well delivery process has been designed safely and is within the expected time and budget
  • Oversees well intervention, appraisal and testing activities
  • Examines and makes recommendations to solve well design problems, and to maximize daily output in a safe manner
  • Models expected completion performance, and monitors / evaluates the actual result
  • Examines well test results and advises on well stimulation techniques.
  • Organizes equipment, deliveries, staff, and the actual work of the completion itself
  • Compiles charts, reports and management presentations
  • Provides a range of drilling completions support and technical advice and guidance within the business
  • Reports any breaches of safety procedures to supervision / management
  • Actively participates in and promotes company health and safety campaigns, policies and procedures, and ensures personal safety and that of colleagues at all times.

Candidates must have the following:

  • Required Certificate: B.Sc. / B.Eng.
  • Required Disciplines: Engineering
  • Required Course of Study: Bachelors of Engineering

Job Requirements

  • Offshore experience
  • Specific operator Drilling Fluids Specialist experience.
  • Specific drilling planning and execution, in fields with H2S content >25%
  • At least 6 years working for same international operator as a drilling specialist
  • At least 7 years’ experience with an international fluids vendor.
  • Exposure to, and experience of, mud system stability in an ultra-high H2S gas environment.
  • Engineering background.

Required Skill:

  • Proficiency with Landmark drilling and planning tools related to Drilling & Completions Fluids
  • Thorough understanding of all financial aspects of drilling fluids operations Including budgeting, preparation of cost forecasting, and estimation of service company contract values.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain relationships with a range of people
  • A good technical understanding of the scientific principles of disciplines such as geology, physics, maths and chemistry
  • A high level of numeracy and IT skills
  • Uses a range of specialist technical software, analytical tools, and Microsoft Office suite
  • Reports any breaches of safety procedures to supervision / management
  • Actively participates in and promotes company health and safety campaigns, policies and procedures, and ensures personal safety and that of colleagues at all times

What Can We Offer You?

  • TBC.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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