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Vacancy At Swift Worldwide Resources

Date Posted: 17/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified



Senior Drilling Supervisor


City: Nigeria, Lagos

Country: Nigeria

Job Summary:

Swift Worldwide Resources are currently recruiting for a Senior Drilling Supervisor to work for a major operator in the oil and gas industry. The role will be based in Nigeria and will be based on a 28x28 rotation


- Supervision of a jack-up rig to achieve the safe and efficient delivery ofdevelopment, exploration and appraisal wells, in water depths between 19ft and 200ft, offshore Nigeria (OML-123).

- 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,

oPotential 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.).


- 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 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.


- Exemplary HSE leadership.

- Good interpersonal and communication skills, capable of leading effectively in amulti-cultural society.

- Preference will be given to candidates with sound drilling engineering knowledge,ideally acquired while working for a large international operator.



Consultant: Chris Leckie

Phone: 01992 704 900

Email: [email protected]


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