Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Drilling Foreman / Drilling Supervisor
Experience: 9 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Req Number: 17894BR
We are seeking a Drilling Foreman to join the Unconventional Drilling Operation 1 Division (UDO1D) of Unconventional Resource Drilling Department.
The UDO1D is Responsible for supervising all division rigs operation and ensure that all are maintaining the company/kingdom highest standards of safety and world class activities.
Your primary role will be working with engineering to set up drilling or workover programs as per requirement letters and ensuring that all rigs are compliant with well control manuals & general safety policies.
As the successful candidate you will hold a High School or Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from a recognized and approved program.
You will have fifteen year experience if you have High School or nine year experience if you have Bachelor's degree in Engineering or drilling and/or workover of oil and gas wells.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Perform Unit level supervisory function at well locations remote to Operations headquarters on a 24 hour per day basis, 14 days on duty, 7 days off work schedule (14/7) or 28/28.
Direct all well operations expediently, safely and according to accepted industry practices as outlined and specified in the well Drilling or Workover program issued by the Drilling Engineering Dept.
Co-ordinate the timely ordering of required well materials, equipment and services according to the well program. Documents the receipt, usage and transfer of Saudi Aramco supplied materials and equipment.
Review service company field tickets for accuracy of services provided and associated charges.
Ensure that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects including equipment configuration, testing and crew response.
Ensure rig and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedure.
On rigs contracted to Saudi Aramco, assures compliance with terms, conditions and equipment/personnel as specified in the Contract.
Provide headquarters a complete daily report of work progress as required in the Daily Morning Report.
Promote cost-savings ideas and awareness with the view toward operational optimization consistent with safely meeting well objectives.
Provide on-job training to less experienced drilling/workover personnel assigned to the rig.
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.