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Drilling Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Gabon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 16/12/2013
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The Role:
A leading International Oil & Gas operator with a presence in more than 15 countries require an experienced Drilling Manger for their team in Gabon. This is a staff position and the successful candidate will manage a small team of Engineers responsible for a combination of jackups and land rigs. Managing the planning and execution of all aspects of the drilling operations whilst working closely with the completion team to ensure fit for purpose well design.

Key Responsibilities include:
Ensure consistent fit for purpose well design and detailed drilling programs.
Ensure consistency in implementation of field operations with focus on HSE goals and KPI’s whilst meeting all regulatory requirements.
Ensure accurate estimates are prepared for capital budgets and the AFE
Ensure all operational and financial commitment is engaged within Gabonese laws
Interface with Exploitation and Projects department, Service Companies & Contractors
Prepare and follow the contracts needed for the drilling and completion activities, liaising with the contract department in Head Office.
Responsible for the organisation of all drilling activities by liaising closely with the Head of Drilling to determine personnel requirements, and play an instrumental part in employee development and retention.
Responsible for all reporting on Drilling & Completion activities.

Minimum Degree qualification in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent.
10 – 15 years Drilling operations experience
Minimum 5 years management experience
Previous West African experience
Previous experience of working with a global operator
Strong technical background in D&C with the ability to design and implement well programs.
Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills for interfacing with all levels of the organization.

Attractive base salary commensurate with experience, full expat benefits and relocation, and excellent career progression opportunities
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