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  • Job reference: RMS0143702

Exploration Drilling Superintendent

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/06/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/06/14)
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The Company:
With interests in over 20 UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) fields, my Client has one of the most significant exploration and production businesses in the offshore waters of the UK.

The Role:
Position Summary

Accountable to ensure the wells program is delivered safely, efficiently and within budget and in compliance with the company's policies and local government regulations and guidance

Key Accountabilities:
To ensure full well planning is performed in a timely manner to meet requirements of the well planning process
To ensure all 3rd party services are on board with adequate resources (people and equipment) to meet the wells requirements.
To manage and monitor daily wells operations
Maintain close liaison with sub-surface specialists with regard to pore / fracture pressure gradient prediction work and other base assumptions used for Well Engineering simulation work.
Ensure that all long lead rig equipment and upgrades are specified, tendered ordered and procured in a timely optimum manner to meet the overall project schedule.
Monitor performance and technical integrity of contractors and service providers
To ensure full cover for 24 hour rig operations
Ensure good and regular communications with all wells team in operating area and TVP as required
To ensure wells programmes and amendments are approved and distributed as required
Maintain close contact with service companies to ensure the latest techniques and equipment are brought into play in a timely and effective manner.
Ensure a full schedule is maintained for well operations
Ensure senior management are kept fully abreast of all key risks and issues

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Technical knowledge - An in depth knowledge and appreciation of Well Engineering Design, Well Engineering Operations specifically on Exploration wells, specific experience of drilling in the North Sea.
Personal attributes - Self starting, patient, decisive, ability to work in multicultural environments, good problem solving skills and resourceful.
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