TAQA

Operations Director

Job Overview

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Senior individual who is responsible for the oil production performance, operations, facilities, and HSE management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Delivery of production as per work plan and budget
Delivery of drilling and work over activities as per work plan and budget
Delivery of strong HSE record
Demonstrable mentoring and development of national staff
Continuous improvement of the operations with focus of Operating cost optimization.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING(S) REQUIRED

ESSENTIAL

BSc Degree in Petroleum, Chemical Engineering or related engineering discipline.
Fluent in written and spoken English

PREFERRED

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

ESSENTIAL

 

Minimum 20 years of operations and well production experience, with demonstrated experience in critical supervisory roles.
Demonstrable extensive working knowledge of:
Process Facilities Optimization
Well optimization, specifically with Artificial lift (ESP) installations
Drilling and well management
Finance and planning
Contracting & Procurement
Culturally sensitive and demonstrated supervisory skills within a multi-discipline multi-ethnic team.

PREFERRED

Operations
o  Plant start-up, steady state and optimization enhancement experience essential.
o  Well pad design and layout for operations
o  Operations in sour / high H2S oilfield environments.
Drilling Operations, Well Servicing, work over and remediation
Artificial lift operations experience, specifically with Electric Submersible Pumps.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

Extensive working knowledge of land-based development and operations activities in a sour environment.
Strong Subsurface and production operations working knowledge.
Strong drilling and work over (rig and rig-less) knowledge.
Culturally sensitive. Supervisory skills within a multi-discipline multi ethnic team.
Mentoring skills – development of training programs.
Cost control, forecasting and reporting

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