Our client Well Engineering Partners (WEP) delivers well consultancy services, quality project management, drilling supervision and well services to small and medium-sized operators in the geothermal energy, oil & gas and salt mining industry.

The aim of WEP’s qualified well engineering and field team is to be dedicated to deliver a complete and high-quality product directly focused on the customer’s needs. The WEP team and process will guide and support clients during the complete project. For more information we refer to https://wellengineeringpartners.com.

Because of the increase in activities WEP is looking for:


Roles and responsibilities

  • Prepare well design and drilling programs and liaise with service providers and vendors;
  • Carry out the technical work, offset well data analysis, having detailed discussions with geologists and geophysics;
  • Execute: casing design, trajectory design, torque & drag and hydraulics analysis, drilling fluids and bit recommendations;
  • Ensure procedures are technically valid and applicable to the specific well conditions;
  • Assist purchasing materials and services for projects;
  • Monitor the daily progress of well operations and liaise with suppliers on technical programs;
  • Prepare project reports and monitor operational expenditures;
  • Act as (N)DSV if requested by the drilling manager;
  • Observe all company Health, Safety, Security and Environmental instructions, act in a safe manner and avoid unnecessary risks to personnel.


Base location is Hoogeveen, The Netherlands. Engineers can, in consultation, be assigned to a project in or outside The Netherlands.


  • MSc/BSc Petroleum Engineering/Mechanical Engineering or similar;
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in onshore and/or  offshore drilling operations;
  • Knowledge of and experience in  drilling, workover and abandonment operations;
  • Experience as NDSV is an advantage;
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language (orally and in writing);
  • A good command of the Dutch and German language (orally and in writing) is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of law and regulations regarding the drilling, workover and abandonment operations;
  • Knowledge of drilling equipment and well engineering software (Landmark);
  • Willing to live in The Netherlands (Hoogeveen).


  • Aim at improvement, without losing sight of the nature and capacity of the organisation;
  • Be open to changes and opinions of others, but if necessary tenacious to take decisions and ethical principles;
  • Commercially and communicatively oriented;
  • Must dare to take decisions and defend these;
  • Adapts quickly and effectively to new tasks and projects;
  • Customer oriented.

We offer:

  • Working in an international environment;
  • A challenging and innovative environment;
  • An organisation which offers you a steep learning curve as an engineer;
  • Competitive remuneration package.


  • If you need more information about this position, please do not hesitate to contact Klaas Reenders, our HR manager. You can send your application to klaas.reenders@we-p.nl.

Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.