Baker Hughes Senior Drilling Engineer in ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates


Full Time Regular


Baker Hughes, a leading Oilfield Services Company is looking for a Drilling Engineer. Member of Well Engineering team. Performs drilling engineering activities within area of geographical responsibility.


  • Provides technical and operational support for drilling operations from the tendering stage through project commencement, operations and wrap-up according to guidelines set out in the Baker Hughes Integrated Management System (IMS).

  • Articulates important outcomes or contribution(s) that are expected of the position.

  • Interfaces between BHI Integrated Operations rig site execution team, regional engineering team, customer and product lines to ensure flawless job execution by preparing detailed procedures, capturing and recording NPT, lessons learned and identified risks for optimization of ongoing and future operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering or other industry-related four-year degree.

  • Master's degree preferred

  • 8 years experience within drilling and well engineering.

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

  • Proficient in use of drilling and well design software (e.g. StressCheck, well planning software, etc.).

  • Knowledge of drilling fluids waste management concepts and options.

  • Log analysis skills.

  • Familiarity with third-party contract management.

  • International work experience.

  • Experience in offshore drilling especially Deep Gas drilling


  • Deepwater and/or HPHT experience is an advantage.


Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers' expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company's 39,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. Baker Hughes' technology centers in the world's leading energy markets are pushing the boundaries to overcome progressively more complex challenges. Baker Hughes develops solutions designed to help manage operating expenses, maximize reserve recovery and boost overall return on investment through the entire life cycle of an oil or gas asset. Collaboration is the foundation upon which Baker Hughes builds our business and develops next-generation products and services for drilling and evaluation, completions and production and fluids and chemicals. For more information on Baker Hughes' century-long history, visit our website.

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Job: Engineering

Title: Senior Drilling Engineer

Location: MIDDLE EAST-U.A.E.-Abu Dhabi-ABU DHABI

Requisition ID: 1707662