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Drilling Supervisor

  • Job reference: 912972
  • Location: Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Drilling, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 17/07/2017


The Drilling Supervisor is primarily responsible for managing daily activities at the rig site, leading the effective implementation of the well program, and to ensure operations are conducted in a safe manner.


  • Ensure safety and environmental performance are given the highest priority during well operations including adherence with all Policies and BSEE Regulations.
  • Supervise on site drilling & completions related activities to ensure that well plans are followed and regularly communicate progress to the Lead Drilling Supervisor and Drilling Superintendent
  • Optimize D&C performance based on real time information and parameters
  • Coordinate with Contractor providing operations forecasts to allow continuous operations and develop contingency plans where applicable
  • Coordinate with Equipment and Service Providers to allow continuous operations and provide performance feedback to the Drilling Superintendent
  • Monitor drilling fluid and cement preparation for strict adherence to quality standards
  • Monitor and actively manage daily costs to ensure cost effective operations
  • Conduct operations in compliance with all D&C Standards & Regulatory requirements


  • Strong safety and operational performance focus
  • Able to build and supervise a functional team with good communication skills
  • Analytical thinker and results oriented, with the ability to apply appropriate solutions
  • Self starter looking for cost and efficiency improvements an a real time basis
  • Exhibit professional attitude


  • Minimum of 10 years well operations with focus on deepwater GOM
  • Well operations covering drilling, completions and abandonment
  • Major Capital subsea development operations


B.S. in Engineering Field recommended

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