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Job Title: Drilling Superintendent

Recruiter: Progressive Global Energy and Natural Resources / Progressive Recruitment

Job type: Contract

Salary: $1800 – $2200 per day + per diem + flights

Location: Nigeria

I am currently recruiting for my key cleint, an international operator in Nigeria, seeking a Drilling Superintendent with experience in the operational life cycle.

  • Manage the safe and efficient delivery of development, exploration and appraisal wells offshore Nigeria.
  • Operations involve the following special challenges
  • High angle, extended reach and horizontal drilling,
  • Service contractors often on the learning curve, service and equipment quality,
  • Complex supply chain and logistics.

  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience, of which at least 5 in a similar position.
  • Previous Nigerian / West African experience is advantageous.

  • Technical / engineering qualification preferred.
  • IWCF well control at supervisory level or equivalent.

Other Requirements:
  • Exemplary HSE leadership.
  • Strong drive for continuous performance improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, capable of leading effectively in a multi-cultural society.
  • Sound knowledge of drilling engineering and international industry standards, ideally acquired while working for a large international operator.

  • Competitive day rate, paid overseas in the first week of the following month, net of
  • Nigerian income tax. Paid travel days.

Contract Duration: 12 months, renewable based on performance.

Project Duration: 1 year. Upon completion, reassignment to other projects is a possibility.

Reference: PR-12384978

Contact name: Serena Shallop

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