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  • Job reference: RMS0125256

Senior Drilling Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Papua New Guinea
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/05/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/06/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
With operations across the world, our client uses innovation and technology to deliver energy to a growing world. They are currently leading an integrated LNG Project in PNG that includes gas production and processing facilities including liquefaction and storage facilities.

The Role:
Our client is looking to engage in 2 experienced Drilling Supervisors to provide day-to-day supervision of drilling operations

This role is based on a 28 x 28 rotation to PNG Highlands.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Ensure drilling procedures are followed as planned and conducted in an optimum manner
• Organize and order necessary services and equipment to conduct drilling, completion and testing program
• Responsible for health and safety procedures being continuously enforced and make capable decisions in emergency situations to prevent well catastrophes as well as significant additional costs
• Responsible for implementation of OIMS on the rig. Ensure that operations are consistent with OIMS and comply with Drilling OIMS Manual
• Ensure that rig and third party equipment is adequately and properly maintained
• Maintain inventory for all equipment/material/supplies to ensure a smooth ongoing operation
• Coordinate with well site geologist to ensure logging, coring and production testing are performed as planned
• Responsible for operations complying with all government and other appropriate regulations
• Ensure potential pollution control problems are considered and relative contingency plans are understood by rig and third party personnel
• Has direct responsibility that blowout, marine safety and other drills are held on regular basis
• In coordination with onsite technical personnel, responsible for abnormal pressure techniques being properly utilized and mud characteristics being maintained for maximum safety and efficient drilling
• Ensure accurate and adequate reports and records are kept regarding operations equipment and evaluations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Prior experience working for a major Operator
• Competent in HTHP wells
• Requires excellent working knowledge of land drilling rigs
• Experience with lost circulation, high formation pressures, synthetic based mud required
• Experience with air – foam drilling desired
• Experience in PNG highly desired
• 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
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