Drilling Monitoring Engineer


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About this role: Drilling Monitoring Engineer

Brunel International is looking for a Drilling Monitoring Engineer to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing 24hr Operations support in Real time Drilling operations for rotation of 6 weeks on/three weeks off.

Job Scope:

  • To provide 24hr Operations support in Real time Drilling operations for rotation of 6 weeks on/three weeks off;
  • Responsible to handle and support 3 major sections of operations – Pre-Well Planning, Drilling Operation support & Post Well Reporting for 5 wells simultaneously.

Role / Responsibility:

  • Pre-Well Planning phase- Prepare Hydraulics, Torque & Drag Plots (road maps) and compare Planned vs Actual data to identify deviation;
  • Drilling Operation support - Proactive monitoring and QC of ML, LWD, DD, Wireline, Completion data;
  • Compile, analyse and deliver information in timely manner for decision making;
  • Consolidate Bit, BHA details and track performance;
  • Monitor and track Real time ECD vs planned, hole cleaning trends;
  • Prepare Daily report and Distribution;
  • Track and measure various KPI designed by stake holders, routinely share this information;
  • Near real time analysis for rig performance, NPT, ILT tracking and reporting;
  • Post Well Analysis- includes statistical analysis of rig performance, NPT, ILT tracking and reporting;
  • Maintain Tripping speed Analysis, Bit records;
  • Completion of all required training per given timelines;
  • Must understand and comply with all QHSE policies

Skill and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrate skills related to problem-solving, decision-making, judgment, leadership, root-cause analysis, KPI optimization and team collaboration to lead and influence others to drive change;
  • Demonstrate report-writing skills;
  • Ability to calmly manage crisis situations, Ability to work with minimum supervision.



  • Graduate in Engineering or Equivalent Degree;
  • Master’s degree in petroleum or Geology with relevant domain experience.


  • Min 4+ years’ experience in RTOCs with 4+ years of Mud logging / Drilling Engineer work experience.

Work Environment:

  • Schedule- 12 Hrs. / day (day and night) 7 Days/Week;
  • Office environment;
  • Indoor work;
  • Rotation 6 weeks / 3 weeks.


We offer an excellent salary package and career development opportunities. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to join our team and contribute to our success.

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel International is a leading provider of services, solutions, and technology within the oil & gas industry. We are committed to providing our clients with innovative solutions that help them achieve their goals. Our team consists of highly skilled professionals who are dedicated to delivering quality services that exceed customer expectations.

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Kevin Colaco via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Kevin Colaco
Brunel Energy Kuwait
965 24337398