Provides day-to-day on-site leadership and supervision of drilling, completions and work over operations.
Ensures that Company HSE policies, procedures, regulations and objectives are effectively implemented.
Responsible for strict adherence to all Company systems, procedures, standards, safety rules and regulations by all Company personnel and contractors on-site.
Responsible for clear and concise reporting of all well site drilling activities such as daily drilling reports, material transfers and safety meetings, and capture of lessons learned.
Responsible for reporting, investigations and follow-up of all accidents and near misses on-site and effective/lasting closure.
Responsible for performing site emergency plans and organizes regular emergency exercises and drills on-site and timely reporting on DDR.
Responsible for rig moves and rig positioning with proper Risk assessment and mitigation plans.
Primary contact with rig and third-party personnel at the rig site to ensure operations are performed in accordance with the drilling program in a safe and cost-effective manner.
Organizes and orders the necessary services and equipment to conduct operations.
o Ensures safe and timely return of equipment and surplus materials to Company stores upon completion of well operations.
o Responsible for HSE procedures being continuously enforced, and for making effective decisions in emergency situations. Ensures that safety regulations and practices are respected and followed by all personnel on rig site including drilling contractor and Service Company employees.
o Ensures operations comply with the Standard Drilling Instructions and Drilling Safety Instructions and SIMOPS procedures.
o Regularly inspects rig and third-party equipment for adequate maintenance. Maintains inventory of all equipment / materials / supplies and spare parts and report on DDR.
o Ensures potential pollution control problems are considered and relative contingency plans are understood by rig and third-party personnel.
o Ensures that safety drills/tests are conducted on rig site as per company plan and procedures and reported. Investigates accidents/incidents and follows-up on action plan until fully closed.
o Liaises with Island Production for inspections prior to rig move. Ensures safe handover of wells at beginning and completion of drilling activities (SIMOPS).
o Ensures assigned relief is well informed (hand-over notes) of current situation and agrees with plans developed / implemented. Ensure all instructions to Rig Manager is via written instructions
o Contact with other Drilling Sections and Groups (Teams), principally the D &C, WES Engineering Section, on a daily basis to ensure execution of the drilling programs.
o Contact with Support Services as required.
o Contact with Service Companies when necessary.
o Responsible for ensuring the Well Operations programs are executed in a safe and efficient manner.
o Decides priorities, bring in new ideas and technology and provide expertise in the function area to achieve required performance standards.
o Responsible for all site initiated MOCs and Risk Assessments for critical operations
o Provide support and training to other employees when require.
Completion of secondary education (12 years) plus computer courses.
Minimum experience 15 years and at least 10 years in gas wells operations
Deep drilling operations for HTHP wells.
Sour gas drilling.
Gas wells workover and completion.
MLS for free standing wells.
Knowledge of Frac operations would be of advantage
Valid IWCF or WELLCAP certificate
Knowledge of Drilling Information Management System.
Safety training including:
o Hazardous Operations
o H2S Safety
o Hazards Communications
o Lock-out Tag-out Procedures, Permit to Work (PTW), Personal Protective Equipment
o Offshore Survival
o Incident Investigation
o Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Safety Leadership, Safety Management, Health Inspection
Base skills including:
o Fundamentals of Drilling and Completions Technology
o Abnormal Pressure Detection
o Blowout Prevention Equipment and Testing, and Well Control
o Fundamentals of Geology
o Risk Assessment and Technical Writing
NOTE: AGE SHOULD BE NOT MORE THAN 50 YEARS OLD