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Job Title: Senior Drilling Supervisor (Semi-Sub)

Reference ID: 2087

Location: Nigeria

Recruiter: EarthStream Global Limited


Remuneration: Market Rate USD Per Day

Our Client: Leading operator in Nigeria requires a Senior Drilling Supervisor (Jack-up Rig)

Job Description: 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:

•   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 land rigs would be beneficial.

•   Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.


•   Technical / engineering qualification preferred.

•   BOSIET offshore fire fighting and survival or equivalent, including HUET.

•   IWCF sub sea well control at supervisory level or equivalent.

Other Requirements:

•   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.

•   Contract 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 2087 when applying for this position.

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