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  • Job reference: RMS0137314

Field Operations Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kenya
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/01/2014
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The Company:
One of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in Europe.

The Role:
Working on a 28/28 rotation basis, duties will include:

Supervise all field based production operations activities in support of exploration and appraisal, as well as early development planning.
Ensure that operational planning takes account of non-technical above ground risks, trends and events that may negatively affect Company's ability to execute the agreed (or proposed) work programme.
Provide a support role for well site civils activities, particularly in the pre-planning and execution of construction of new well pads.
Provide overall supervision of HSE across all field activities including rig-less activity, but some interface with rig-based activities are to be addressed with this position.
Ensure that all relevant oil, gas, water injection, gas handling facilities, well testing facilities, water management systems and produced water disposal are installed and operational, taking the experience and lessons learned from other operations and industry best practices into consideration
Participate in emergency response process and confirm systems are in place and effective for the current and future field activities
Via the HSE process, participate and provide input into Control and Command Situations, ensuring the appropriate training and development processes are in place and the frequency of emergency response drills are maintained
When requested, provide Operations assistance and input to the development project planning. This includes assistance with site surveys, layout planning and infrastructure planning for future operations
When requested, provide Operational support and input into detailed design of current and future developments
Provide supervision and operational assistance of early works for the well testing, water management for community and operations and development project such as early construction of infrastructure, installation, commissioning and operations of early production systems, etc as the need arises
In consultation with OR&A Engineer, ensure a “Readiness for Start Up Plan” for all necessary approvals, systems and procedures for are developed and appropriate supporting documentation is in place
Provide operability advice for the development designs, and operations planning as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience supervision of oil & gas operations, ideally in remote desert locations
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