Senior Drilling Engineer

  • Position based in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
  • Responsible for all drilling engineering conceptual screening and input into FEED, leading well planning/design and drilling engineering for identified development wells.


Staff / Contractor



15+ years


Minimum Education

Degree qualification in Engineering.



Kuala Lumpur




  • Offset well review
  • Well head design selection to allow development objectives to be delivered
  • Trajectory and anti-collision feasibility
  • Casing design and kick tolerance evaluation
  • Drilling fluids design / Cement design / BHA design
  • Input into completion design and strategy
  • Preparation of minimum equipment requirements and ordering of long lead items.
  • Contracting strategy
  • Collaboration with Subsurface and Input into Basis of Well Design
  • Collaboration with engineering team on hook up and production integration requirements
  • Well delivery and long lead timeline plan
  • Baseline time and cost analysis
  • Critical Risk identification
  • Preparation of integrated engineering design sign off sheets
  • Preparation of Basis for well design document
  • Evaluate new technology opportunities
  • Support the HSE coordinator during preparation and approval of SISO
  • Provide input during preparation of the Field Development Plan and support during the FDP approval process
  • 15 years’ experience working in various drilling engineering roles with established Operators.
  • 5 years’ experience working at Senior Drilling Engineer level.
  • 1 year experience working offshore as a Wellsite Drilling Engineer / Supervisor.
  • Directly involved in at least one development project involving wellhead platform drilling that has occurred during the past 10‐years utilizing jack‐up rig.
  • Involvement should have been during all project stages:
  • Initial Concept Select phase
  • Define phase to FDP approval and project sanction
  • Execute phase: Detailed well planning and rig operations
  • Experience with contracting and supply chain management
  • Knowledge of wellhead platform design, slot extension beneficial
  • Degree qualification in Engineering.
  • Expertise with engineering software (StressCheck, Compass, WellPlan).
  • Well Control (IWCF) Level 4.