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Lead Drilling Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Russia - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/11/2013
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The Company:
Our client (big foreign company in oil&gas sphere) opened position of Lead Drilling Supervisor

Fluent English

Field Drill Team: Russia Exploration - West Siberia
Work Location: Siberia, Russia
Assignment Type: Onshore Rotational 28-28
Assignment Start Date: January 15, 2014
Assignment End Date: December 1, 2014

The Role:
• Provide critical operations supervision of drilling operations
• Primary contact with rig and third party personnel at the rig site
• Ensure drilling procedures are followed as planned and conducted in an optimum manner during critical operations
• Work with Operator and drilling contractor to ensure necessary services and equipment to conduct drilling, completion and testing program are available on location
• Advise Operator and drilling contractor on health and safety techniques. Encourage operator and drilling contractor to continuously enforce and makes adept decision in emergency situations to prevent well catastrophes as well as significant additional costs
• Advise West Siberia Drill Team management when operations are not consistent with OIMS and in compliance with Drilling OIMS Manual
• Ensure that rig and third party equipment is adequately and properly maintained
• Assist Operator and drilling contractor to maintain inventory for all equipment/material/supplies to insure a smooth ongoing operation
• Coordinate with Pilot Operator’s geologist to ensure logging, coring and production testing are performed as planned
• Analyze, with the Operator and drilling contractor’s assistance that operations comply with all government and other appropriate regulations
• Ensures potential pollution control problems are considered and relative contingency plans are understood by Operator, rig and third party personnel
• Has direct responsibility that blowout, environmental safety and other drills are held on regular a basis once the operations have been turned over to the Pilot Operator
• In coordination with Operator, drilling contractor, and onsite technical personnel, responsible for abnormal pressure techniques being properly utilized and mud characteristics being maintained for maximum safety and efficient drilling
• Ensures accurate and adequate reports and records are kept regarding operations equipment and evaluations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience in Non-Conventional Shale plays an asset;
• Position requires minimum 10 years diversified international experience with a minimum 5 years drilling, production/completion, and project management
• Prior experience working for a major Operator
• Highly developed communications skills and be proficient in typical Microsoft computer based applications
• Must hold current IADC Well Control (Surface) certification
• Experience working independently and in a team environment
• Prior supervision and directing large multidiscipline groups supporting onshore operations and projects
• Extensive internationals business experience working with foreign cultures
• Demonstrated reliability and high level of responsibility in a broad spectrum of onshore activities
• Technical or B. S. Engineering or Life Experiences equivalent
• Read, write and speak fluent English
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