Drilling Manager Responsibilities and Duties

Analyze and design drilling plans according to data and rate of production.

Analyze, design and monitor engineering well sites and prepare reports.

Follow budgeting guidelines and bring about necessary changes to curb costs.

Coordinate with material suppliers and contractors.

Conform to government guidelines in following drilling procedures.

Assist and supervise drilling team and production personnel to execute well designs and drilling in a cost-effective way.

Coordinate with specialists to assess site viability and supervise drilling work.

Take care to preserve natural environment of well in case drilling is dropped.

Train engineers, lead contractors and solve engineering problems arising during drilling.

Keep informed about latest engineering techniques and software.

Prepare and summarize progress reports for management and client staff.

Track and guide work and performance of engineers and peer engineering groups.

Manage and assess staff progress, and recommend newer methods through researching markets and government guidelines.

Coordinate with geologists and other professional during designing and calculate torque and hydraulic data accurately.

Ensure accuracy and completion of reports before submission to petroleum department.

Prepare resources as per requirements, support drilling personnel and recommend optimization technologies.

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