Job

Drilling Foreman

Posted by Hui Shan

10-Jun-2019


Location
Kuala Lumpur

State
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Salary


Job Ref
NRG-JD-302493

Introduction

Saudi Aramco's Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world's largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company's reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world's largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company's Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry's most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.

Position Description:  
Saudi Aramco are hiring Drilling Foreman to join the Drilling and Workover Department.
The Drilling Foreman primary role is to oversee drilling operations on Saudi Aramco leased contractor oil and gas rigs. 
 
Work location: Saudi Arabia

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following: 

  • Supervise and oversee all operations performed on Saudi Aramco wells on a 24-hour per day, 14/7 or 28/28 work schedule. 
  • Make recommendations on alternative methods or equipment when unusual situations are encountered.
  • Coordinate deliveries of materials to the well to ensure it is available when required.
  • Ensure the contractor meets all requirements of his contract.
  • Work with Drilling and Workover engineers to see that modern drilling practices are followed. 
  • Approve contractor daily tour reports. 
  • Ensure that contractor rigs and equipment are properly maintained to avoid downtime. 
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as directed by the superintendent. 
  • Ensure that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew response. 
  • Assure that rig and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures. 

Job Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a recognized and approved program with seven years of experience working in drilling and workover operations including adequate supervisory experience on a drilling or workover rig.

Or

You will hold a High School degree with Thirteen years of relevant experience in drilling and workover operations including supervisory experience generally acquired by progression on Drilling or workover rig. 

As a subject matter expert:

  • You will have sufficient experience on a drilling rig progressing through the ranks up to drilling foreman.
  • Be able to supervise drilling and completion operations of both oil or gas horizontal wells in a safe and efficient manner while following a defined drilling program. 

 

Work location: Saudi Arabia



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