Sunday, June 29, 2008

Drilling Foreman - Gas Drilling and Workover


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education: BS Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. Current certification in BOP and Well Control. Experience: 9 years with a BS degree. 15 years without a degree. Candidate should have skill and expertise both in oil and gas in deviated drilling including short radius horizontal wells. Should preferably have offshore jackup drilling experience and should have in-depth knowledge of top drive units, MWD technology, DST equipment, well testing and stimulation, drilling exploratory wells, open and cased hole completions, basic fishing operations, running long string of casing, cementing with multistage tools, running and cementing big size casing, and oil base muds. Must have proven job knowledge to handle operational responsibilities on critical, high temperature/high pressure wells as deep as 17000 feet with heavy mud weights as high as 165 PCF in high H2S concentrations of 20%. Must have basic computer skills.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Sr. Liaisonman shall serve as the primary liaison between Saudi Aramco and Contractor and will provide supervision of all Operations performed on Saudi Aramco Wells. Provide training and evaluation of Saudi Aramco Saudi Arab Liaisonmen/Toolpusher trainees.
Make recommendations on alternative methods of equipment when unusual situations are encountered and will coordinate timely deliveries of Saudi Aramco and Service Company materials and equipment to the well as required. Ensure that the contractor meets all requirements of the contract and will verify and approve all the contractor and service company operations by way of tour reports and field tickets.

Ensure that the contractor maintains the rig and equipment adequately to maximize efficiency and minimize down time, ad that Saudi Aramco materials and equipment are properly utilized handled and stored. Ensure that all Saudi Aramco Safety Rules and Regulations are followed and will work with Drilling and Workover engineers to see that modern practices are followed. Work closely with Drilling and Workover Services department personnel as required to accomplish objectives and will perform other miscellaneous duties as directed by the Drilling Superintendent. Ensures that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew response.

Assures that rig and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures. Promotes environmental protection and ensures that company environmental protection policies are implemented. Provides timely advice to liaisonman DWO on well control issues and ensures accepted industry practices and Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures are implemented. Promotes cost saving ideas and awareness with the view toward operation optimization consistent with safety meeting well objectives. Conducts quarterly safety inspections and rig evaluations.

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