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Job Title: Drilling Supervisor (Jack-up Rig)

Reference: WTGA02710

Employer: WTS Energy Holding B.V. / WTS Energy

Sector: Energy, Oil and Gas

Job description:

The responsibilities of a Drilling supervisor Jack up rig will include but are not limited to the following:

•   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 (OML-123).

•   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.).


•   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 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 a multi-cultural society.

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

Terms & Conditions:

•   Competitive day rate, paid overseas by first week of following month, net of Nigerian Income Tax.

•   Contract Duration: 12 months, renewable based on performance.

•   Project Duration: 3 years. Upon completion, reassignment to other projects is a possibility.

Company Profile: Owner Operator in Africa

Location: Rig based, 28/28 rotation

Region: Africa

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