Drilling Engineer

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Ref #: LG002
Location: Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Salary: £ Negotiable
Sector: Oil & Gas  
Type: Permanent

Reports to: General Manager


Primary role in planning and implementing the plans on the ground in Iraq.


  • Responsible for implementing the drilling programme of the company in all respects.
  • Prepare the well design and Drilling Programme of wells.
  • Plan the required drilling material for the wells.
  • Prepare scope for material purchase.
  • Prepare and review the mud programme with the drilling company.
  • Prepare scope of work for hiring drilling contractor company
  • Technical and commercial negotiations with the drilling contracting company.
  • Negotiate and finalise the contract with drilling company
  • Supervise and monitor the drilling programme implementation by the contractor.
  • Identify suitable drill bits, bottom hole assembly, and other equipment necessary for drilling.
  • Handling of all required equipment and materials on time to avoid any loss of rig time.
  • Review and pass all the drilling invoices based on supporting documents from drilling contractor.
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships with the contractors and the government agencies.
  • Developing proper reporting system to the management and concerning authorities.
  • Implement and adopt new technologies.
  • Represent the company in review of drilling programmes and plans with the government agencies.



Rotational job: 4 X4 or 6X3 weeks rotation USD 500/day, when on Duty. No payment during "off" periods. Ticket to Dubai or equivalent on rotation

Standard vacation time Benefits:One-way ticket from Home town to Dubai when joining

Bonus: At company's discretion

Medical insurance: Medical and life insurance will be provided to you only. All medical expenses related to job during the working period will be covered by the company. Expenses towards any pre-existing illnesses will not be covered by the company.


  • Accommodation and food will be provided in the field and when on travel on office work.
  • Provided with dedicated standard medical, health and life insurances


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