Drilling Supervisor Vacancy: Brunel Energy

Posted on :

29 Mar, 2011

Category :

Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 35 offices in 5 continents (Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia) we currently second nearly 4,000 Technical Engineering Specialists to the largest multi-national Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well established global supply agreements.


Our client is the fifth largest publicly-traded integrated international oil and gas company and a world-class chemicals manufacturer. The group operates in more than 130 countries and has 96, 950 employees.

Job description

Within the Drilling & Completions team, provide technical assistance;

•Guarantee the accomplishment of the drilling and/or completion and/or work-over and/or Well Services operations, in compliance with codes of practice, safety and environmental protection, all while optimising costs and lead times

•Ensure the suitability to operational requirements of personnel, equipment and services

•Contribute to the return on Exploration & Production investments, through a continual search for the improving equipment, services and operational procedures

•Participate in the training of junior staff


1.Review operations programs

2.Supervise the implementation of operation programs

3.Control the activity of contractors and supervisors

4.Personally supervise delicate or risky operations

5.Optimize operations in relation with engineering, geology and reservoir entities

6.Optimize rig equipment in relation with contractors

7.Analyze the instantaneous data

8.Anticipate potential problems and plan alternative strategies

9.Compose and review operating procedures

10.Ensure the reliability of technical information

11.Ensure or control daily and final reporting of wells or of operations

12.Participate in the production of technical and operational syntheses

13.Conduct or check costs follow-up

14.Participate in the preparation of invitations to tender and service/equipment contracts

15.Optimize the activities of service providers and assess their performance

16.Ensure the respect of safety rules, of the environment and of the frame of reference

17.Anticipate needs

18.Organize and coordinate supplying

19.Contribute to the improvement of skills and the know-how

20.Evaluate job holders

21.Participate in budget preparation

22.Train job holders

Job requirements


Qualification: Petroleum Industry Graduate to BSC level (or equivalent professional experience)

Professional Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in Drilling and Completion operations.

Required skills: -Drilling, completion and work-over operations; Equipment and techniques of implementation; Related equipment; Onshore and offshore drilling rigs; MODU and oil rigs; Logistics; Related fields; Safety of persons and installations; Simultaneous operations; Well and environmental safety; Certifications

Ability to analyse difficult technical problems and propose solutions.

Flexibility to cope with operational sequence changes during the development

English: fluent.

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