Petroleum Engineer

Job Category: Oil and Gas
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos Island
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 leading provider of oil and gas services, specializing in drilling, logistics, and maintenance solutions. They have been instrumental in the industry since 2009, known for their commitment to innovation and efficiency.

Role Summary:
As a Petroleum Engineer, you will play a key role in the exploration, production, and development of oil and gas reserves. You will be responsible for designing and implementing drilling and production techniques to maximize resource recovery and optimize production efficiency.


  • Conduct reservoir analysis and characterization to assess the potential of oil and gas reserves.
  • Design and implement drilling programs and techniques to optimize well performance and maximize resource recovery.
  • Develop and implement production strategies to maximize oil and gas production from existing wells.
  • Perform reservoir simulation and modeling to forecast reservoir behavior and optimize production strategies.
  • Monitor well performance and production rates, analyzing data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with geologists, geophysicists, and other engineers to evaluate exploration and development opportunities.
  • Design and implement enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques to improve oil and gas recovery from mature fields.
  • Conduct economic evaluations and risk assessments for oil and gas projects, providing recommendations for investment decisions.
  • Prepare technical reports, presentations, and recommendations for management and stakeholders.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in petroleum engineering.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related field. Master’s degree or professional certification is a plus.
  • Proven experience in petroleum engineering, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
  • Strong technical skills in reservoir engineering, drilling engineering, and production engineering.
  • Proficiency in reservoir simulation software such as Eclipse, Petrel, or similar tools.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and make sound engineering decisions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations related to petroleum engineering.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and requirements.


  • 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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