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Performance Well Engineer
May 01, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 13.0-16.0 years
Job Category Engineering Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Executive, Engineering Manager, Mud Engineer / Drilling Fluids
Role Other Engineering Jobs
Designation Engineer
Education B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Hobark International, Limited

Hobark International Limited is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos. The group offers the following services.

Drilling services are offered through Drillpet in a technical partnership with Schlumberger Nigeria Limited and Gyrodata Inc. The company is specialized in borehole gyroscopic surveying, conventional and advanced directional drilling, measurement while drilling, logging while drilling and well engineering.

Ultiproc offers a one stop shop solution for international procurement and services for a wide range of products; from computers and parts to welding equipment. At Ultiproc we buy, ship and deliver to your doorstep.

Full cycle recruitment solutions and HR-department outsourcing for the oil and gas industry is provided by Hobark CMS. Registered employees are placed at major oil companies throughout the world for various positions

Job Description


1. Safety & Environment

  • Ability to contribute effectively to company HSSE programs & systems. Promote active use of the SHIC system and ensure strict compliance with HSSE-MS manual.
  • Provide support for drilling, completion and work-over operations by ensuring efficient waste handling and tracking in compliance with the NPDC//NAPIMS/FME/FEPA HSSE systems as well as DPR regulations.

2. Policy, Standard & Procedures

  • Ensure Drilling Manuals, Policy, Standards and Procedures are regularly updated based on feedback from the field operations and lessons across the industry
  • Champion the development of new standards, policies and procedures as advised by Drilling Leadership

3. Continuous Improvement and Service Quality

  • Define Key factors (KPI) influencing performance
  • Measure actual performance against planned
  • Identify root causes and determine solution
  • Implement new processes or refine existing process
  • Co-ordinate Service Quality Meetings with contractors

4. Benchmarking and Lessons Learnt

  • Capture Lessons learnt from Drilling/Completions/workover operations through Audits, Benchmarking,Technical limits, KPI and apply learnings for future success
  • Ensure all Lessons learnt captured are efficiently entered in WELLVIEW database
  • Hold regular Lessons learnt meetings with Drilling leadership to validate Lessons captured during operations and make final input in Database

5. Well Operations Performance monitoring

  • Perform post analyses of well operations for benchmarking, learnings, identification and implementation of appropriate new technologies.
  • Proffer solutions and develop new processes as required to improve efficiency across all aspects of mud engineering, mud quality management, mud logistics management as well as mud plant management.

6. Cost Performance matrix

  • Develop and maintain robust and effective Drilling cost premise for proper drilling cost accounting
  • Detailed comparison of actual and planned costs. Analyze variances and improve for subsequent projects
  • Ensure proper reconciliation and Justification for cost overruns

7. Drilling Software Management

  • Perform QAQC of Drilling and Completions database and reporting software such as WELLVIEW
  • Monitor WELLVIEW morning report coding to ensure compliant for operations performed using the rig
  • Benchmark drilling performance tracking across industry using RUSHMORE data software
  • Liaise with Well Services Department to ensure Well Services operations are continuously updated in WELLVIEW


A degree qualification in engineering discipline.
• Management / supervisory skill set.
• Excellent technical and communication skills.
• Minimum 13 years industry experience in oil and gas Company.
• Highly experienced in waste management, solid control optimization and drilling fluid management.
• Good knowledge of well survey database management.
• Ability to communicate in a corporate environment and across geographical areas.
• Ability to coordinate and manage projects across multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams during a project phase

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