Well Placement Coordinator

Job Locations AE-DUBAI
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Weatherford is the leading wellbore and production solutions company. Operating in more than 80 countries, the Company answers the challenges of the energy industry with its global talent network of approximately 20,000 team members and 600 locations, which include service, research and development, training, and manufacturing facilities. Visit for more information or connect on LinkedInFacebookTwitterInstagram, or YouTube.


We’re looking to the future with a clear vision and a strong mission.

Our goal is to address the headwinds facing the industry, revolutionize the oilfield with digital technology, integrated solutions, and world-class talent.


We accept every challenge for the benefit of our Company, our industry, and the world. Our technology leadership delivers solutions that rise to every occasion, supply the best outcomes in each operation, and give power to all customers.


Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested.


Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise for the planning, execution and post-well analysis of horizontal wells where GeoSteering Services are being utilized or have the potential to be implemented.
  • Model offset data to determine the feasibility of geosteering within reservoirs within given geological / physical constraints and to recommend best applications for success.
  • Monitor real-time data, provide real-time interpretation and execute directional decisions to ensure proper placement of the borehole within a specific target.
  • Integrate with client G&G, drilling and completions teams for the planning and execution of their horizontal well programs.
  • Give technical presentations to support GeoSteering Services including feasibility studies, end-of-well analyses and sales / marketing demonstrations.
  • Mentor new GeoSteering personnel in the art of geosteering and other related disciplines.
  • Promote the integration of other Weatherford Services for a comprehensive customer solution where appropriate.
  • Communications – Must be able to communicate with various levels of drilling and G&G personnel.
  • Multi-cultural Environment – The nature of the oil industry permits a multi-cultural environment and the GeoSteering Engineer must be adaptable to work assignments in different regions and countries with different cultural values.
  • Highly Mobile - The Field Specialist will travel to drilling rigs located in various regions/countries around the world and must be prepared to meet all the circumstances and lifestyles involved.
  • Commitment to Safety – Must be safety conscious as each assignment will involve the implementation of health, safety and environmental procedures.
  • Unlimited and Irregular Work Hours – The job does not follow a fixed schedule and the Field Specialist will frequently spend extended periods of time at a field location or client’s office.
  • Data Quality and Performance Standards – The GeoSteering Engineer will provide high quality deliverables to the client while maintaining the health, safety and environmental program on the assignment.


Summary of Duties & Responsibilities:

Mid-level position to serve as a technical expert for operations regarding geosteering, horizontal well planning and its applications. The position will consist of providing operational and technical support for Weatherford GeoSteering Services as required. This will include but not limited to performing pre-job modeling / feasibility studies, geosteering operations during the drilling phase, end-of-well analysis with recommendations and any support needed to satisfy the client’s requirements / needs. This high-profile position’s main objective is to ensure proper placement of the borehole within the client’s specifications. This position will have more direct contact with the client in regards to operations, oversee the onsite operations during the execution phase and assure that all deliverables and QA is supplied to the client.


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