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Operations Manager - Upstream

08 October 2018


Position: Operations Manager - Upstream

Job type: Permanent Employee

Location: Houston

Petroplan is currently working with a small Private Equity backed E&P business in Houston who are in the final stages of securing funding for their operations and are looking to add a highly experience Operations manager to their team, someone with a working understanding of Drilling, Completions and production would be preferred.

The Operations Manager will work very closely with the VP operations to oversee and plan all upstream activities currently ongoing and planned operations. Some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and implementing field development planning, with a heavy emphasis on driving profitability
  • Experience with unconventional drilling and completions
  • Act as the leadership focal point for all technical and operational staff, including all production engineers, field superintendents, facilities engineers, land managers and D&C engineers.
  • Working very closely with the HSE team to introduce a strong safety culture

You must have at least 20 years of oil & Gas experience with a Bachelor's of Science, ideally with a strong financial understanding. You will have a very strong understanding of Project management principles and experience working on upstream operations in multiple capacities either Drilling, Completions or production.

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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