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Senior Drilling Supervisor (Jack Up Rig) At EarthStream Global Limited

Date Posted: 22/Sep/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Our Client-   Is an international operator with major assets in Nigeria.

Job Description-   We are currently recruiting a Senior Drilling Supervisor (Jack up rigs).

  • 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:
  • High angle / extended reach drilling,
  • Casing cementations (long cement columns),
  • Drilling depleted reservoirs,
  • Use of splitter wellhead technology,
  • Potential for deep leg penetrations (>150ft),
  • Third party staff, service and equipment quality,
  • Complex supply chain and logistics.
  • Interaction with other departments (engineering, production, logistics, etc.).
  • Rig based, 28 / 28 rotation.


Candidate Requirements-   

  • Extensive experience with operator
  • 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.
  • Education:
  • Technical / engineering qualification preferred.
  • BOSIET offshore fire fighting and survival or equivalent, including HUET.
  • IWCF sub sea well control at supervisory level or equivalent.
  • Exemplary HSE leadership.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, capable of leading effectively in a multi-cultural society.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with sound drilling engineering knowledge, ideally acquired while working for a large international operator.
  • Remuneration Competitive day rate, paid overseas by first week of following month, net of Nigerian
  • Income Tax. Travel days paid.
  • Duration: 12 months, renewable based on performance.
  • Project Duration 3 years. Upon completion, reassignment to other projects is a possibility.


EarthStream is a specialist global recruiting business dedicated to the energy, resources & environment sectors that is uniquely positioned to understand the interplay and increasing convergence between these sectors. We specialize exclusively in the energy, resources and environment sectors with our capability in providing staff across a range of technical, engineering, scientific and commercial disciplines. The recruiters in each of our industry specific divisions understand the unique skills and requirements of each vertical sector and where to find the best people in that field. With operations in five continents we have the coverage and experience to service our clients and candidates anywhere in the world.  Please quote reference 5484 when applying for this position.
Apply directly for this role by emailing [email protected].   Alternatively, contact our office by telephone on  +44 207 422 6861.


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