Drilling Supervisor Vacancy at a Leading Independent Oil Exploration and Production Company
a Leading Independent Oil Exploration and Production Company
Abuya, Nigeria
4d ago
source : MyJobNigeria


Drilling Supervisor job opportunity is available at a Leading Independent Oil Exploration and Production Company for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.


  • Supervise day-day-rig operations during drilling operations during drilling and completions operations, including deployment of effective solutions for operational continuity, equipment malfunctions and other problems.
  • Monitor all drilling operations and consult drilling superintendent on decisions regarding day-to-day drilling activities.
  • Implements drilling operations and ensuring timely completion as scheduled.
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating drilling operation.
  • Provide continuous drilling rigs forward activities forecast and requirements as related to drilling and well completions.
  • Ensuring that drilling and well completion operations comply with statutory and regulatory requirements, with respect to health, security and safety and emergency procedures.
  • Prepare cost estimates and controls for drilling and completion activities.
  • Provide regular reports to the drilling Superintendent on progress of drilling operation.
  • Implement and regularly monitor safety measures as well as implement steps for reducing environmental depletion due to drilling operations.
  • Liaise with project partners, such as geologists and drilling contractors, etc. in order to keep up-to-date on all developments that may have an impact on drilling activities.
  • Familiar with statutory and regulatory requirements, with respect to health and safety and emergency procedures.

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s of Science Degree in a core Engineering discipline.
  • A Master’s Degree in any of the relevant Engineering disciplines will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the industry after graduation, ideally in operations and drilling.
  • A Working knowledge of commonly used and relevant drilling / operations / production management software.
  • Must have strong analytical, practical problem solving skills.
  • Must have ability to plan and lead projects and must be able to work under pressure by themselves and in teams.
  • Strong grasp of technical aspects and to keep developing skills and expertise.
  • Must be capable of working-seamlessly with geosciences, production and reservoir groups in executing drilling / operations engineering solutions.
  • Must be capable to deliver quality, on budget and with speed.
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Candidates for this position is required to have good knowledge ci well engineering, drilling and to provide support to company’s drilling operations the initial design to delivery of a well to production.
  • He must be knowledgeable in drilling and practices.


    Competitive and attractive.

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