Sr Drilling Engineer - CO2 Team


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Drilling, Completions & Geosciences
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Closing date: Sunday, 4 June 2023

About this role: Sr Drilling Engineer - CO2 Team

On behalf of our client, a leading integrated energy company, we are seeking for a highly skilled Senior Drilling Engineer to join our Onshore Wells Engineering Team as part of the CO2 Team.

Reporting to the Onshore Wells Team Lead, you will be responsible for detailed well engineering for water production, water disposal, and CO2 sequestration wells. Your expertise will contribute to their pressure management and CO2 injection efforts while ensuring compliance with rig capabilities, wellbore stability, and life of well servicing requirements.

  • Develop well designs for pressure management wells (water producers and injectors) and CO2 injection wells, in collaboration with the Subsurface and Facilities Teams.
  • Perform casing design and well pad layout.
  • Conduct directional planning and T&D (drilling and completions).
  • Analyze hydraulics, time, and cost to optimize well operations.
  • Conduct risk analysis and implement mitigation measures.
  • Generate execution programs and procedures in coordination with the Rig Contractor and Business Partners.
  • Monitor operations performance and ensure adherence to engineering standards.
  • Prepare comprehensive look-back and end of well documentation.
  • May be assigned to support subsea exploration well scopes.


  • Engineering Degree in a relevant field.
  • Extensive experience in onshore directional drilling and completions.
  • Strong expertise in directional drilling is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Schlumberger Drill Plan/Drill Ops software is preferred.
  • Deep-water subsea experience is preferred.
  • Australian Full working rights


  • Perth based role with occasional visits to Barrow Island
  • Flexible work arrangments
  • Competitive rates
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Excellent location and office facilities

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Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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Yamila Cabral
Brunel Energy Australia Perth

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