Company: ADNOC Group

Location: Abu Dhabi

JOB PURPOSE: Provide technical advice on adoption of new drilling/well operations technologies and practices to enhance well design and operations in compliance with HSE standards. Partner with Assets to define operational requirements, design, development and implement guidelines, programs, policies, practices and procedures for drilling operational activities in accordance with overall Corporate strategies, leadership direction, Technical Functions’ mandates to improve current, enhance well productivity, reduce well duration, cost and improve well life to achieve operational excellence.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Job Specific Accountabilities:

Provide technical advice and guidance for Asset teams on well design, well operations, new drilling technologies and quality management techniques to improve asset performance, achieve business objectives and meet HSE requirements.

Evaluate new strategic well technologies, facilitate conducting trials and provide support during the approval process assessing results to achieve objectives in alignment with divisional mandates and Asset strategies.

Define the technical requirements and design of rig equipment for optimum rig fleet efficiency; lead studies, identify and recommend solutions for optimizing performance to support achieving Asset objectives.

Provide timely technical advice and support for all assets in the event of drilling crisis situations to achieve quick resolutions.

Lead audits and failure investigations and recommend remedial measures in order to ensure all identified gaps and failures are remedied in a timely manner.

Participate in Drill Well on Paper (DWOP) and After Action Reviews workshops in collaboration with the Well Delivery Team.

Provide technical advice based on disciplined knowledge and expertise in drilling engineering and well operations, and perform critical analysis and assess the validity of findings and recommendations in discipline reports.

Contribute to the identification, sourcing, and selection of service providers for well operations solutions to validate all services requirements and participate in technical bid evaluations and qualification of new vendors accordance with defined standards and procedures.

Lead the Drilling Engineering/Operation department to provide the HSE and Specialist Engineering input to drilling operations in order to achieve flawless execution at optimal cost.

Maintain a clear view at all times of technical and financial (cost) performance of assigned activities

Reports regularly on the progress of assigned activities, in accordance with routine and ad-hoc reporting requirements

Extensive Tendering, Contracting, and Contract Management Experience.

General Accountabilities:Supervision:

Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.

Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.

Demonstrated leadership and people management skills with the ability to challenge and motivate staff to deliver against strict timelines.

Supervise and support site operation at the rig site when needed or as requested.


Provide input for preparation of the Department/ Section budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved Budget and work plans to deliver Section objectives.

Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control.

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