Staff Drilling Engineer

Engineering Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Title: Staff Drilling Engineer

Department: Northern Region Drilling


Supports the implementation and control of the company’s drilling operations at a staff level.


  • Generates and reviews AFE’s for drilling operations
  • Designs and implements drilling plans and techniques such as well plans, BHA design, and casing design
  • Consults with and assists drilling foremen in drilling and completion of horizontal oil and gas wells
  • Reviews drilling and completion expenditures
  • Analyzes drilling problems and directs action to be taken
  • Selects equipment and services to be utilized
  • Confers with exploration and land departments on drilling plans and operations
  • Analyzes performance data and metrics of drilling operations
  • Evaluates costs and conducts budget exercises/projections associated with drilling operations
  • Assures compliance with governmental requirements and company policies (environmental, safety, administrative, etc.)
  • Support 24 hour drilling operations
  • Train and mentor engineers as well as support staff team members

B.S. degree in engineering (petroleum preferred) and a minimum of 8 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (5 years minimum horizontal drilling experience)