Senior Well Engineer | Schlumberger

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Senior Well Engineer

Villahermosa - Mexico

The Senior Well Engineer is responsible for well engineering on a project and requires both detailed and broad well engineering and operations knowledge including the ability to design wells for a wide range of well types and different rig operations. The Senior Well Engineer is expected to supervise and mentor more junior Well Engineers on a project and requires management skills in addition to technical competency.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Reviews and approves the Well Proposal and Basis of Design and follows the execution of programs technically.
  • Reviews and approves Well Programs and End-of-Well reports.
  • Reviews and approves well operations procedures e.g. Casing running and cementing.
  • Participates in selection and evaluation of service companies, suppliers and equipment.
  • Ensures proper communication with relevant parties (client, segments, third parties, etc.).
  • Participates in cost control of programs vs AFE by analyzing solutions.
  • Assures Technical Integrity of Well Operations programs.
  • Participate in well performance reviews to ensure focus on increased ft/day and reduced flat time.
  • Reviews and approves project well control briefing.
  • Reviews new technology for possible application to project.
  • Reviews and approves Management of Change to well programs.
  • Forecasts and plans medium and long term needs to meet program requirements.
  • Anticipates operational changes and needs and revises plan accordingly.
  • Monitors daily Time/Depth progress and take active part in daily performance calls.

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Education: Petroleum Engineer (desirable)
  • 8 years of experience in a similar position
  • Advanced level of English
  • Management of software related to pipe design and directional drilling
  • Knowledge of cementing, bit design, monitoring of drilling and completion operation


Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.


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