Drilling and Completions Manager

Job Title: Drilling and Completions Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Iraq, Iraq
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-08-13
Reference: BH-87916
Contact Name: Ayden Forsyth
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 14, 2018 06:48

Job Description

The Drilling & Completions Manager provides leadership and direction to the team of Professional Engineers and Well Operations staff tasked with delivering the planning, detailed design and safe and efficient execution of all wellbore related activity.

  • Work closely with the Subsurface and Production teams to plan and design all required new well developments.
  • Responsible for efficient delivery of all objectives associated with drilling, completion and testing operations.
  • Collaborate with the Technical Directorate Managers and share responsibility for the creation and maintenance of all required Field Development Plans.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Drilling & Completions Team, ensuring the group is appropriately resourced and that skills and expertise are developed to support the delivery of business objectives.
  • Participate in the evaluation and technical review of new developments/acquisitions and in activities related to securing associated funding and investment.

  • 15+ years in the oil and gas industry with solid technical, business and management experience
  • Strong drilling and completions engineering and operations skills with exposure to lost circulation, air and foam drilling, extended reach drilling, H2S environments, high rate artificial lift
  • Experience of working in an Operator environment and in sour crude operations
  • Good knowledge of oil and gas economics and production operations