A Drilling Engineer in Abu Dhabi earns an average salary of AED 424,998 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AED 151,595 - AED 1,036,442
AED 150K
AED 420K
AED 1M
MEDIAN: AED 424,998
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90%
AED 0AED 1M
Salary AED 151,595 - AED 1,036,442
Bonus AED 5,152 - AED 164,754
Profit Sharing AED 20,000
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AED 155,689 - AED 1,038,285
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 22 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Drilling Engineer

Drilling engineers are in charge of all aspects of drilling, following project specifications and performing real-time monitoring of drilling operations. They contribute ideas related to drilling methods, change drilling requirements as needed, and take part in planning and optimization of drilling parameters for increased efficiency. Additionally, drilling engineers identify technical operational limiters and participate in project meetings to recommend drilling planning processes changes, as well as analyze offsets and establish initial drilling parameter set points.

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Drilling Engineer Tasks

  • Develop strategies to achieve well construction and data gathering objectives.
  • Document results, problems and causes and improvement suggestions throughout the implementation.
  • Support field supervisors throughout the implementation and assist on-site as needed.
  • Develop cost estimates and risks versus rewards analysis.

Drilling Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Drilling Engineer

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Drilling Engineer Salaries

▲50%

▲5%

National Average
AED 444,000

▼26%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 21%