Mobil Nigeria Recruitment (June 2011)

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22 Jun, 2011

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Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN) is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation with a long and established history of operations in Nigeria. The company’s oil & natural gas production activities contribute to one of the largest sources of revenue for the Nigerian government and economy.

As a result of opportunities within the Drilling function, career opportunities exist for ambitious and results oriented individuals. We are recruiting Drilling Supervisors with the highest standards of integrity, ability to build strong working relationships and effectively interact in a multi-cultural environment.


The ideal candidate profile:
• Candidates should possess a minimum of Bachelors degree with second class upper division (2.1) in any of the
following Engineering disciplines – Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Civil or Petroleum Engineering
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
• Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to thrive in a multi-discipline. multi-cultural environment
• Good written and oral communication skills, integrity, zealous, and quick to acquire new expertise through training
• Prior cognate experience in rig operations or engineering will be an added advantage

• Provide day to day on-site supervision of drilling operations and prepare reports to the Drilling Operations Superintendent
• Serve as the primary contact with the rig contractor and third party personnel at the rig site to ensure that operations are performed safely and cost-effectively in accordance with the approved well program
• Logistical planning and coordination of personnel, equipment. supplies and services to ensure that twenty four (24) hour operations are maintained
• Responsible for well control, real time drilling optimization, casing tallies, cementing calculations, and completion tallies and space out
• Organise and order necessary services and equipment to conduct drilling, completion, workover, and testing operations
• Responsible for enforcement of approved Safety, Health, Environment and Security procedures to manage operational risks and prevent harm to personnel. environment and equipment
• Ensure that third party equipment is adequately and properly maintained
• Ensure compliance with all government and other appropriate regulations: including education of all rig personnel
on safety and related issues
• Ensure that well control, marine safety and other drills are held on a regular basis per company guidelines
• Ensure that accurate and adequate reports and records are kept regarding operations, equipment and evaluation

Please note that this position entails working offshore on rotation basis for the entire career.

This position offers a competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with what is obtainable in the upstream oil & gas industry.

If you meet the requirements listed for this position, please place your online application at: to submit your application and upload your curriculum Vitae (CV).

To view a PDF copy of the advertised vacancy
• Log onto
• Click on advertised job positions

To complete the application process:
• Log onto
• Click on ‘Search openings’
• In the ‘keyword’ search box, enter 12009BR
• Click ‘Search’

The advert closes 30th June, 2011
Only short listed applicants will be contacted.
Applicants are hereby advised to submit only one application, as multiple applications may result in being disqualified.

Please note that any application placed outside ExxonMobil ‘Jobs and Careers in Nigeria’ page on is placed at the applicant’s sole risk and will not be considered.

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