Job Title : DRILLING SUPERINTENDENT
Reference Code : OG-
Qatar Petroleum is an integrated national oil corporation responsible for the sustainable development of the oil and gas industry in the State of Qatar and beyond. Qatar Petroleum's activities encompass the entire spectrum of the oil and gas value chain locally, regionally, and internationally, and include the exploration, production, processing, marketing and sales of oil and gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), natural gas liquids (NGL), gas to liquids (GTL) products, refined products, petrochemicals, fertilizers, steel and aluminum. Qatar Petroleum is committed to contribute to a better future by meeting today's economic needs, while safeguarding our environment and resources for generations to come. Thriving on innovation and excellence, Qatar Petroleum is bound to the highest levels of sustainable human, socio-economic, and environmental development.
Drilling & Completion
Primary purpose of job
To Manage the drilling operations associated with three drilling rigs in the Dukhan field. The scope of responsibility is to ensure that all new wella in Dukhan are drilled in safe and efficient manner and achieve their objectives. Principal Accountabilities: 1. Manage the activities on four to five onshore drilling/workover rigs by ensuring that all operations are conducted safely and efficiently and in accordance with the drilling/workover programme and the QP standards and procedures. 2.Review and endorse all drilling/ workover programmes and if necessary provide expert input to the well design and operational programmes to ensure drilling/workover activities are programmed effectively and thereafter executed without any problems. 3. Provide advice and support to the Drilling Supervisors (DSV's) and when necessary take the lead to resolve key problems. This will involve the detailed analysis of operational data and the coordination of input from other colleagues in drilling & completion (UD) and Field Development Department (UN) as well as from contractor personnel. Typical problems will include loss of primary well control, stuck pipe, hole trajectory difficulties, loss of well integrity due to corrosion in the tubing or casing, stuck packers and stuck tubing hangers.. In all cases the objective is to ensure the safety of all personnel and the environment, to minimize lost time and to prevent reoccurrence in future wells. 4. Ensure that DSVs take "ownership" for all HSE issues on their rigs including the follow-up and close-out of recommendations from HSE incidents on other rigs under contract to QP to ensure safe rig operations at all times. 5. Drive the concept of "continuous performance improvement" on assigned rigs by ensuring that DSV's are fully aware of key performance Indicators (KPI's) for their operations and by monitoring performance and managing the operation to achieve or beat the targets. When necessary take remedial action to address performance issues. 6. Participate in the accident investigation team (lead by UDN/3 or UDN) for all high potential incidents on assigned rigs (including LTI's) and ensure that recommendations are fully understood and implemented to avoid reoccurrence on all rigs assigned to the job holder. 7. Contribute to the formulation of realistic improvement plans to enhance drilling/workover performance on assigned rigs and thereafter, ensure that DSV's and contractor personnel implement the plans and deliver against the targets. 8. Develop technical specifications for any new drilling/workover rigs or service contracts to ensure that contracted services are fit-for-purpose and include up-to-date technology and equipment. 9. Manage the performance reviews of the DSV's in accordance with the QP Appraisal Process to enhance the productivity of the Operational team and to identify any training required. 10. Assist in the development of trainee Qatari engineers by ensuring that they are given meaningful and challenging assignments on drilling/workover rigs with full support form the DSVs to help achieve QP Corporate objectives for Qatarization.
Experience & Skills
• IWCF Certified.( Valid at the time of hire) • An experienced professional with at least 15 years' experience in drilling operations including 5 years as a Drilling Superintendent. • Effective leadership and people management skills with a keen awareness of cultural sensitivities. • Strong communication skills in English (demonstrated verbal and written skills) • Commitment and passion for managing HSE. • Strong motivation and enthusiasm for delivering outstanding performance and going above and beyond normal expectations. A "can do" attitude with a proven track record in delivering exceptional performance. • Ability to make the correct operational decisions based on systematic analysis with rigorous attention to detail.
BSc (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline ( Petroleum Engineering is preferred).