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drilling engineer





Drilling engineers develop and supervise the drilling of gas and oil wells. They assist in the designing, testing and creation of wells and are employed on land or offshore platforms. Drilling engineers work with other mining professionals and oversee the drilling progress and safety of the site.

Alternative Labels

drilling and completion engineer

gasfield driller

oil rig driller

gas rig driller

drilling engineer

rig driller

wells engineer

drilling technician

earth driller

offshore drilling engineer

drilling expert

oilfield driller

mineral driller

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: