How much does a Drilling Engineer V make in New Orleans, LA? The average Drilling Engineer V salary in New Orleans, LA is $199,270 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $170,556 and $212,213. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Drilling Engineer V provides expert judgment for the design and implementation of oil and gas wells. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research into emerging technology in the field. Being a Drilling Engineer V recommends alterations to development and design to improve safety, costs, and efficiency. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Drilling Engineer V demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. May report to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Drilling Engineer V typically requires 10+ years of related experience. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. Works autonomously. Goals are generally communicated in "solution" or project goal terms. May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. Its primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The company also maintains an ex... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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