The process of developing reserves begins with geological and seismic surveys by our Geosciences teams to confirm that the area contains oil, after which the Drilling teams design a drilling program, then conduct operations in compliance with strict safety and environmental standards.
Their job also involves analyzing and optimizing technologies and procedures and selecting the equipment best suited to needs. In Venezuela, for example, satellite technology was used to guide the bit through the subsurface millimeter by millimeter.
The first job in the process consists of drilling an exploratory well to confirm the presence of oil or gas at the previously identified location.
If oil or gas is found, the teams drill delineation wells to trace the outline of the field. Finally, development drilling begins, and with it the commercial operation of the field. Upstream, the Drilling team also undertakes workover programs or completion work, which involves the installation of piping, valves and wellheads.
Whether carrying out preliminary studies, conducting front-line operations, monitoring suppliers and partners or managing contracts, Drilling teams play a vital role in our production chain.
|Job title||Contract type||Branch||Country|
|TILENGA - Completion/WO Engineer (M/F)||France|
|TILENGA - Senior Contract Engineer (M/F)||Uganda|
|Drilling and Completion Superintendent (DCSI) - TEP Namibia B2B 1||Namibia|
|TILENGA - Senior Drilling Engineer (M/F)||Uganda|
|Drilling and Completion Superintendent (DCSI) - TEP Namibia B2B 2||Namibia|