Accugas Limited, part of the Seven Energy Group, is a midstream business focused on sales and marketing, processing and distribution of gas to the domestic Nigerian market. Through its extensive gas infrastructure, Accugas serves to assist its upstream partners to monetise their gas resources.

Applications are invited for ;


Reference Number: SEDM2

Job Location: Lagos and Akwa Ibom State

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

The Drilling manager will be the technical authority driving upstream exploration and drilling performance in Nigeria. He/She will provide senior leadership drive and direction to the upstream team responsible for new and existing Group-wide upstream asset portfolio

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver approved upstream work programme and budget based on a 3-5year outlook
  • Manage the activities and performance of all drilling and workover contractors/subcontractors, and employees, through effective supervision and guidance
  • Develop, implement and ensure strict financial control of all operating and capital budgets related to upstream operations and authorise expenditure within the Limit of Authority as approved by the Chief Operating Officer
  • Ensure that the Company’s Health Safety and Environment (HSE) policy is effectively implemented in all areas of work
  • Operate at the highest level of business integrity and ethics and set the tone for all direct and indirect reports
  • Mentor and develop upstream staff in technical and managerial areas across the Group, to enhance their capabilities
  • Manage existing onshore Niger Delta assets and identify potential new material opportunities in the onshore/shallow water space
  • Identify readily to drill leads and prospects and develop a mature prospect inventory
  • Responsible and accountable for:
    • Subsurface (Geology and Geophysical, Petroleum Engineering, Production Engineering)
    • Well Engineering (Drilling and Completion)
    • Project interface & integration (linkage to existing midstream business, gas sales and industrial offtake customers)
  • Manage and coordinate upstream operational readiness.

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Petroleum Engineering or any other engineering degree, as well as relevant professional qualifications
  • Solid background in Upstream and Oil Field Development: well performance, well monitoring, drilling, production, maintenance of oil and gas facilities including exposure to prolific exploration basins/geology
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in upstream gas and liquids project delivery in the Gulf of Guinea (Nigeria) and globally from an operator and contractor perspective
  • Must be experienced in executing world-class upstream projects in a community/sensitive terrain
  • Be a tenacious, hands-on team player, equally comfortable in the field as well as dealing with senior internal and external regulatory and community stakeholders
  • Have proven influencing, communication and leadership skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates are required to send their application and curriculum vitae in PDF format as an attachment to: hrcandidate19@gmail.com and support@nogicjqs.com , using the role and reference number as the subject of the email. Applications that do not follow this guideline will be disqualified.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Visit the Official Webpage for more details about Accugas Limited Recruitment

Application Deadline: 14 August 2020.


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