Drilling Superintendent - NAPHTATECH DMCC

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Drilling Superintendent



LANGUAGES: strong oral and written English communication skills, Arabic, Chinese and Russian of advantage 


  • Possess a recognized degree in Engineering.

  • Must have at least 20 years diversified petroleum industry experience gained through long exposure to oil and gas industry with 8 years experience as a Drilling Superintendent.


  • Plan, organize, direct and manage the overall implementation of CUSTOMER's onshore/offshore exploration, development, completion, workover and wireline activities in accordance with the approved programs, procedures and practices and with the specific objective of achieving optimum operating cost, safeguarding the safety of personnel and property and protection of the environment. Provide technical expertise to trouble-shoot major operational problems, such as blow out, rig on fire or serious accident, which may occur during the operations.

  • Train and develop appropriate skills for subordinates.


  • Manage the drilling, workover, completion and wireline activities safely by implementing and enforcing good oil field drilling practices and other statutory requirements as required by law.

  • Identify unsafe practices, procedures and advise innovative solutions to remedy the problems.

  • Plan and control rig activities such as timely scheduling of equipment, materials and services to avoid costly delays by continuous forecasting rig forward activities and requirements.

  • Enhance operations efficiency by constantly evaluating and analyzing the practices, procedures and problems and recommending changes for improvement.

  • Develop and enhance the skills of his subordinates (supervisors, assistant supervisors) by proper coaching, training and mentoring.

  • Ensure that all drilling and workover equipment required for the jobs are properly QA/QC, in good operating conditions and ready for the operations by monitoring and providing corrective actions during the inspection and acceptance phase.

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