Spanning Canada and the United States, North America is home to a plethora of major industry players, including Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's second-largest publicly traded company after Royal Dutch Shell. The region's oil and natural gas industry is focused on developing oil sands, deepwater gulf prospects and increasingly profitable shale deposits stretching across the continent. One of the premier sweet spots for deepwater exploration, the Gulf of Mexico is the largest body of water indenting the U.S. continental coastline, and its subsea developments continue to spark both national and international interest.
The Drilling Foreman/Supervisor is in charge of the drilling or workover operations on a rig. The position is responsible for coordinating and prioritizing the activities on a drill site. The position requires experience and is often held by someone who has worked their way up through the Drilling Crew.