Drilling Engineer/Senior/Advanced Drilling Engineer


Trondheim, Lysaker, Stavanger, Norge


29. februar 2024

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Aker BP aims to be the exploration and production company of the future by transforming the way we work and operate. We are setting new standards by focusing on safe production and low emissions in the oil and gas industry.

We have big plans- do you want to join us?

Drilling & Wells is responsible for delivery of large project portfolio with total net resources of more than 700 million barrels of oil equivalents, and a comprehensive exploration campaign to support future organic growth.

In this role, you will be responsible for Drilling & Wells engineering in close collaboration with subsurface, exploration, projects and our alliance partners. Reporting to D&W Manager in one of our Asset or Assistant Drilling Superintendents with the ambition to develop Aker BP to the next level and change the oil and gas industry. You will also have an active role in Aker BP’s improvement and digitalization agenda finding better and smarter ways of working.

Typical work tasks can be:

  • Focus on performance first mentality and be responsible for effective and safe execution of assigned task/projects within Drilling & Wells
  • Perform in-depth well design incl. well path design (Compass), Casing Design (StressCheck / WellCat), directional drilling and wellbore positioning, fluids, cementing, Torque/drag/hydraulics (WellPlan), kick tolerance, time and cost estimation, etc.
  • Risk assesses and challenge technical solutions and established truths and drive implementation of opportunities.
  • Access and use data across departments and functions to create better plans and procedures for well operations
  • Capture learnings and improvement suggestions during planning and operations to ensure continuous improvement and perform end of well reporting

Skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum M.sc. engineering degree or similar in scientific subjects.
  • Sound technical understanding of well operations.
  • Good understanding of how digitalization will affect how we work.
  • Fluent in English and preferably fluent in Norwegian, both verbal and written

We think you will thrive in Aker BP if this resonates with you:

  • Our SAFER values are the foundation for everything we do. Working with us means identifying with being Seekers, Accountable, Foreseeable, Engaged and Respectful.
  • Cooperation is the very core of Aker BP. Working with us means wanting to be part of our ONETEAM-culture.
  • At Aker BP, we put safety first. When working with us, we expect you to do the same.
  • You seek new perspectives, see new angels and possibilities for improvement.
  • You have an interest in how data can be made available, interpreted, visualized, and used as a basis for various recommendations and decisions.
  • You like to work in teams, and you are a good and effective communicator.

Our commitment to you:

  • We are convinced diversity is an important element for success, and everyone in Aker BP should feel involved, included, and respected.
  • We want you to develop. That’s why we are committed to providing you with varied experience and enhancing your expertise so you can build a CV for the future!
  • We will offer you a competitive compensation package including a share savings program, and a solid pension scheme.
  • We know that your health and a work-life balance are key factors for job satisfaction. That’s why we have good cafeterias, work-out facilities, and flexibility – in working hours.
  • If something should happen to you, we will make sure you get help from the company health service and our insurance programs.
  • Our offices have a universal design – accessible for all.

Locations: Trondheim, Stavanger and Oslo. Please specify your preferred location in your application.

Application deadline: 29.02.2024

Contact information: Jan Roger Berg – jan.roger.berg@akerbp.com

Om Aker BP

Aker BP is a company engaged in exploration, field development and production of oil and gas on the Norwegian continental shelf. The company operates six field centres: Alvheim, Ivar Aasen, Skarv, Edvard Grieg, Ula and Valhall, and is a partner in the Johan Sverdrup field. Our headquarter is in Fornebu, outside of Oslo, and we have offices in Stavanger, Trondheim, Harstad and Sandnessjøen.