Drilling Supervisor

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    Algeria, Algeria

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    Oil and Gas

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    Steven Waters

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    5 months ago

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We require x3 Drilling & Completion Supervisors for onshore activities (land rigs) in Algeria, duration 12 months, 28/28 rotation,

We are currently recruiting a Drilling and completion Supervisor for our activities in Algeria, to supervise drilling and completion execution assuring that operations conforms to plans and are being carried out safely, efficiently and economically, managing manpower, rigs, material supplies and stocks, resolving difficulties which could otherwise delay drilling progress.

The Key responsibilities are:
* Ensuring contractor personnel, services and material, are available at rigsite when required so to avoid any delay in operations.
* Supervising drilling and completion operations carried out by Companys and Contractors personnel at rigsite
* Coordinating drilling and completion activities in accordance with the programme, Company procedures and best practices
* Reporting to drilling/completion superintendent on regular basis on the progress of operations, and agree on any corrective action if necessary
* Monitoring the consumptions and stock of materials available at rigsite, and request personnel, materials, and services in due time in order to avoid any delay in the operations.
* Representing Company at rigsite in all matters
* Ensuring that drilling and completion operations are carried out in safety, with good oilfield practice and in accordance with programme and all the relevant Company standards and HSEQ procedures.

Employment contract
Fixed Term, international. Rotational 28/28

* Knowledge on:

o Drilling Activities: Drilling Operation, Mud Line Suspension, Horizontal Drilling, Dril.Fluids&Cement&Cem.Op.Design/Operat., Well drilling experience
o Completion Activities: Completion activity and workover operation, Well Testing (Oil), Well Testing (Gas), Gravel Pack, Dual Completion, Perforating Technique, Compl.& WO experience.
o Advanced Drilling: Lean Profile, Underbalance Drilling, Coil Tubing Drilling
o Advanc.Compl.-WO-Rigless: Intelligent Completions
o High Profile Drilling: Extended Reach Drilling, Hp/Ht Drilling, Simultaneous Drilling, Rig Construction / Upgrading, Wellbore
o Stability/Sand Production/Prediction&Control
o High Profile Compl. -WO-Rigless: Well Stimulation (Acid), Well Stimulation (Frac), Stimul./Compl./Gravel Pack/Fract. Jobs
o Fluids Design&Eng., Hp/Ht Completion, Simultaneous Production, WellboreStability/Sand Production/Prediction&Control

* Relevant degree
* Fluent in English and French desirable.
* Valid Well Control certificate (IWCF level 4 to obtain prior to mobilisation)
* Extensive experience in the Oil & Gas Industry
* Extensive experience in drilling and completions activities
* Drilling & completion course
* Subsurface & Reservoir basic course (preferred)
* First aid / firefighting course