Drilling superintendent

Hobark International Limited (HIL)

Job Summary

Supervise all well operations - ensuring safe, reliable and efficient operations. Responsible for drilling rig intake and acceptance testing prior to start of well operations

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 15 years

Job Description

Hobark International Limited (HIL) is the parent company of the Hobark group operating in the oil and gas industry. The company was incorporated in 1998, starting as a staffing agency based in Port Harcourt. Currently we have offices in 4 countries with our head office in Lagos.

Job Description

  • Manage and oversee interface between drilling technical service providers and rig contractor
  • Review well engineering programs and ensure rig suitability for the safe and efficient delivery of all well objectives
  • Liaise with logistics department to ensure effective movement of materials, equipment and personnel
  • Liaise with other departments (Production and facilities) to discuss and organize concurrent operations to be done safely and efficiently.
  • Ensure statutory approvals for all well programs are in place prior to commencement of well operations
  • Verify and approve service contractor invoices
  • Supervise 3rd party contractors through   clear communication and coordination of requirements to ensure efficient service and value for the Company.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or a Science discipline.
  • IWCF Certification
  • Minimum 20+ years of relevant work experience in Well Engineering and Construction with an Operator
  • Operational experience in West Africa would be beneficial
  • Demonstrate commitment  to  Health,  Saftey and Environmental performance,  his/her behaviour is influential to others in the organization.
  • Strong safety and operational leadership skills.

Primary Skills

  • Well Engineering, Drilling Operations, Well Performance, IWCF.

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