The Head of Well Site is responsible for coordinating and managing drilling site operations. This includes overseeing operational teams, planning drilling activities, maintaining equipment, and ensuring compliance with safety regulations. They are also tasked with optimizing processes to improve operational efficiency while maintaining high standards of safety and quality.
Supervising Operational Teams: Leading teams working at the drilling site, coordinating their tasks, and ensuring effective communication.
Drilling Operations Planning: Developing detailed plans for drilling activities, determining required resources, key steps, and timelines.
Equipment Maintenance: Ensuring all equipment used on-site is maintained and operating optimally.
Budget Management: Monitoring and controlling expenses related to drilling operations in line with the allocated budget.
Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring compliance with industry-defined safety regulations and standards set by authorities.
Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating potential risks associated with drilling operations.
Reporting and Documentation: Maintaining accurate records of activities, preparing detailed reports, and documenting procedures.
Continuous Improvement: Proposing solutions to enhance operational processes and ensure improved efficiency.
A Head of Well Site in the oil and gas sector must have the following skills:
Excellent leadership and team management abilities.
In-depth knowledge of drilling operations.
Planning and organizational skills.
Strong budget management capabilities.
Ability to make quick and informed decisions in emergency situations.
We are currently looking for an experienced well superintendent for an offshore deepwater project in Angola, for 8-12 months, starting asap. The Well superintendent will be responsible for follow up of all completion operations and ensuring the operations are performed safely. The challenge is to optimize operation performance and reach budget objectives fully achieving all well productivity and development goals within a high safety and environment awareness level.
A Drilling Superintendent in the oil and gas industry plays a critical role in ensuring the success, safety, and efficiency of drilling operations. They combine technical expertise, leadership skills, and regulatory knowledge to manage drilling projects from conception to completion.