Drilling Supervisor in Lagos, Nigeria


Oil & Energy
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Enforce the applicable HSE rules and procedures on the rig, intervening in case of breech, working the rig HSE case, ensuring timely reporting and investigation of incidents, reinforcing Hazard identification and prevention, building staff HSE awareness
  • Maintain well control at all times by ensuring personnels are conversant with kick detection techniques and well closing in procedures and BOP equipment is certified, maintained and tested
  • Delivering wells on time and to the required quality standards
  • Track daily costs and take necessary action to deliver well within budget
  • Translate drilling program into detailed instructions for contractors and service companies
  • Coordinate intervention of various contractors and service companies intervening on the rig site
  • Compiling daily drilling report and other required specific reports
  • Identifying ideas to improve performance and communicating them to the Senior Drilling Engineer for inclusion in drilling program


  • A professional engineer with a university degree in a relevant engineering or science discipline
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in well delivery function, commercial and contracting and technology activities
  • Valid IWCF certification
  • Good supervisory skills, with sound knowledge of drilling practices and well control principles and techniques enhanced by strong interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical, communication and writing skills, with PC fluency and familiarity with drilling engineering software
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent proficiency in English language, both in speech and in writing
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