North Slope, AK, United States
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 Superintendent is responsible for coordinating and managing drilling operations at the well site. The Drilling Superintendent monitors drilling activities and provides progress reports to the Rig Manager. Additionally, the Drilling Superintendent can provide input concerning well design and drilling program implementation.