Petroleum Engineer

Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos
Salary: 301000-450000

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group, based in Lagos, is a distinguished recruitment firm providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce across Africa.

About Our Client:
Our client is a prominent player in the oil and gas industry, engaged in exploration, production, and distribution activities. With a commitment to sustainable energy practices and community development, they have been contributing to the sector’s growth and development since 2008.

Role Summary:
As a Petroleum Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing processes and technologies to extract oil and gas from underground reservoirs. You will work closely with geologists, drilling engineers, and operations managers to optimize production and maximize resource recovery.


  • Conduct reservoir studies to assess the potential of oil and gas fields and determine the best strategies for extraction.
  • Design and implement drilling and production techniques to extract oil and gas from reservoirs efficiently and economically.
  • Monitor and analyze production data to identify trends, patterns, and areas for improvement in production operations.
  • Collaborate with drilling engineers to plan and coordinate drilling activities, including well design, drilling fluid selection, and casing design.
  • Evaluate and recommend technologies and equipment for well completion, stimulation, and production enhancement.
  • Conduct risk assessments and develop contingency plans to mitigate potential hazards and ensure safe and environmentally responsible operations.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to field operations teams, including troubleshooting production issues and optimizing well performance.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, developments, and emerging technologies in petroleum engineering and production optimization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience in petroleum engineering or a similar role, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
  • Strong technical skills in reservoir engineering, well design, production optimization, and drilling operations.
  • Proficiency in reservoir simulation software and production forecasting tools.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret data and make informed decisions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and best practices in the oil and gas industry.


  • Competitive salary package with opportunities for performance-based bonuses and incentives.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement savings plan, and professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the company.
  • Supportive work environment with opportunities for learning and development.
  • Opportunity to work with a reputable company in the oil and gas industry and contribute to its success and growth.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to with the subject line “Petroleum Engineer Application”.

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