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  • Job reference: RMS0112849

Senior Drilling Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Nigeria
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/01/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/01/13)
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The Company:
Our client, a major oil and gas operator is experiencing major growth across numerous projects across West Africa. As a result the are looking for Senior Drilling Supervisors to be located offshore Nigeria on a 28/28 rotation.

The Role:
For a period of 3 years the role will be:

• Supervision of a jack-up rig to achieve the safe and efficient delivery of
development, exploration and appraisal wells, in water depths between 19ft and
200ft, offshore Nigeria.
• Operations involve the following special challenges:
o High angle / extended reach drilling,
o Casing cementations (long cement columns),
o Drilling depleted reservoirs,
o Use of splitter wellhead technology,
o Potential for deep leg penetrations (>150ft),
o Third party staff, service and equipment quality,
o Complex supply chain and logistics.
o Interaction with other departments (engineering, production, logistics, etc.).

A competitive daily rate NET of local tax is provided for this position

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum of 10 years relevant experience, of which at least 3 in a similar position.
• Extensive experience involving of jack-up rig operations, knowledge of semi’s and
land rigs would be beneficial.
• Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.

• Technical / engineering qualification preferred.
• BOSIET offshore firefighting and survival or equivalent, including HUET.
• IWCF sub sea well control at supervisory level or equivalent.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Minimum of 10 years relevant experience, of which at least 3 in a similar position.
• Extensive experience involving of jack-up rig operations, knowledge of semi’s and
land rigs would be beneficial.
• Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.

• Technical / engineering qualification preferred.
• BOSIET offshore firefighting and survival or equivalent, including HUET.
• IWCF sub sea well control at supervisory level or equivalent.
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