Performance Engineer at SPIE Oil & Gas Services


Company Info

Large organization

200 + Employees

SPIE Oil & Gas Services

SPIE Oil & Gas Services (a division of the SPIE Group) offers a comprehensive variety of services to some of the world’s top oil and gas businesses through a network of offices in 25 countries spanning Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Our revenue has more than quadrupled in the previous several years as a result of the hard work of our 4,000 workers, to whom we provide training, recognition, and genuine prospects for advancement. SPIE Oil & Gas Services is continuously looking for bright individuals to join its teams in order to support this growth.

Title: Performance Engineer

Reference ID: 2023-31056

Location: Lagos

Contractual hours: Full time

Contract type: Temporary work contract

Contract Duration: 1 year renewable
Area Activity: Mechanical, HVAC and Electrical Services


  • Ensure strict adherence to Company Rules concerning Performance in Drilling & Wells activities.
  • Lead comprehensive internal and external performance assessments.
  • Spearhead a culture of Continuous Improvement in Drilling & Wells operations within the affiliate.
  • Ensure successful execution of Well operations in accordance with safety, environmental, and regulatory standards while optimizing costs and lead times.
  • Contribute to maximizing returns on Exploration & Production investments through ongoing enhancements in equipment/resource utilization, services, and operational procedures.

Service Dimensions:

  • Uphold personal commitment to COMPANY’s policies, standards, codes of conduct, and HSE requirements.
  • Implement best engineering practices in Drilling & Wells operations.
  • Develop and review KPIs and Performance Indices for Drilling & Well Activities, Inspection, QAQC, and Material Management (Handling, Storage Optimization).
  • Collaborate with operations teams and various entities (GSR, C&P, ECP, Planning, Project team, Finance, etc.) to create medium to long-term drilling plans aimed at safe and cost-effective operations.
  • Support the Manager, Methods and Performance, and Head of Materials and QAQC in delivering optimal support to Drilling & Well Operations (Rig-based, SEWOP, Barge, and Rigless operations).


  • Play a pivotal role in the Drilling Wells Improvement process (DWIP) and “Solutions for Performance” directed at Drilling & Wells Operations.
  • Contribute to fostering a culture of LEAN practices, cost rationalization, and continuous improvement within the Methods and Performance Team.
  • Capture and disseminate lessons learned and best practices within the Drilling & Wells domain and to external stakeholders.
  • Monitor well KPIs and CPIs database and benchmark operations against “best composite” performance to ensure optimal value extraction.
  • Actively participate in monthly performance meetings.
  • Ensure follow-up and closure of highlighted improvement actions.


  • Engage in risk assessment related to Well operations, identifying and implementing measures to ensure successful well delivery.
  • Participate in operation debriefings with the rig and contractors to collect lessons learned, identify areas of improvement, and share experiences across the team.
  • Take part in HSE audits, site committee meetings, and incident investigations at the bases and on the rig, actively promoting HSE initiatives.


  • Possess strong knowledge of all Drilling & Wells functions, including Drilling, Completions, Intervention, Well Integrity, and Fluids.
  • Exhibit proficiency in Company referential standards, industry norms, and best practices required to achieve well objectives safely and efficiently.
  • Propose innovative ideas and solutions for improving well performance.
  • Share information and expertise through knowledge sharing (REX).


  • Track and ensure the follow-up of Operations & Cost Performance Indices (KPIs, CPIs, etc.) for all assets within Drilling & Wells (Well Operations/Interventions/Support Services).
  • Provide engineering support in compliance with technical referential standards, ensuring high-quality outputs to enhance Safety, Performance, and Well Delivery.
  • Oversee the execution of studies aimed at enhancing performance and ensure the implementation of their results.
  • Assist in optimizing the activities of service providers and assess their performance as needed.
  • Aid in the planning and mobilization of resources (personnel, equipment, contracts) for the timely and safe execution of approved well operations.
  • Maintain effective interfaces with internal and external entities to optimize well operations.
  • Assist in the preparation and execution of invitations to tender for service and equipment contracts for Drilling & Wells teams when required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Hold a Degree in the Sciences or Engineering.
  • Possess 3-5 years of relevant technical experience in Well engineering roles.
  • Proficient in Data Analysis Tools & Methods, Communication (oral & written), and Presentation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of drilling engineering/operations, completion engineering, well interventions, and well integrity.
  • Familiarity with material and equipment, QA/QC, and Inspection procedures, as well as stock management.
  • Solid understanding of Company rules, Guides and Manuals, General Specifications, and the CMS related to Drilling and Wells, Safety, QA/QC, and associated disciplines.
  • Knowledgeable in Contracts and Procurement, Finance, and Cost control.
  • Familiar with Relevant Regulatory Authorities and Agencies in the Oil and Gas sector in Nigeria and internationally.

Candidate Criteria:

  • Minimum level of experience required: 6 years or more

Required Authorisations:

  • Medical Certificate


  • English (C-Professional working proficiency).

Deadline: Not Specified.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to apply online

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