Graduate Trainee Jobs at Addax Petroleum

  Addax Petroleum is a subsidiary of the Sinopec Group, one of the largest oil and gas producers in China, the biggest oil refiner in Asia and the third largest worldwide.
    Addax Petroleum was founded in 1994 upon leading petroleum industry expertise
and a deep-rooted understanding and respect for African cultures. Over the years, Addax Petroleum has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas, exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East.
    Addax Petroleum’s assets are located in Nigeria, the Joint Development Zone of São Tomé & Príncipe, Gabon, Cameroon and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, comprising an excellent combination of oil and gas reserves and exploration opportunities. The Company’s approximate average oil production for 2011 was 140,000 bbl/d.
    Addax Petroleum has over 1100 employees worldwide with service offices in Geneva (Switzerland) and Houston (USA), and operating offices in Lagos (Nigeria), Port-Gentil (Gabon) and Douala (Cameroon).

        Graduate Trainee
        We are looking for young dynamic graduates with good interpersonal skills who have the potentials for leadership and ability to do well in a multi disciplinary and culturally diverse workplace.
        Position Requirements
        Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class, Upper Division) or its equivalent in any of the stated disciplines and must have graduated not more than 3 years ago or not more than 5 years ago if he/she possesses a Masters’ degree.
        Business/Finance: Business Administration, Accounting, and Insurance.
        Engineering: Petroleum, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronics, Civil, Pipeline, Metallurgical & Material Engineering.
        Sciences & Geosciences: Geology, Geophysics, Computer Science, & Physics,
        Social Sciences: Economics, Psychology, Sociology, & Human Resources management.
        Candidates should have completed the mandatory NYSC program by December 2012

        Location: Not Specified
        Experience: 3 year(s)
        Course of Study: Not Specified
        Required Grade:  Not Specified


        Provide guidance on all process safety standards, guidelines & codes in projects and operations (ASME, ASTM, BSI etc.)
        Review all new project contractors’ relevant HSE documents e.g. HSE-MS; project HSE plans, JHA, Risk assessment, safe work method statement etc.
        Facilitate and participate in technical process safety studies e.g. FEED Reviews, HAZOP, HAZIDS, SIL, LOPA, Design EER, Design safety case studies etc
        Maintain a database of all HSE technical safety studies
        Develop and maintain inspection plans for high risk critical equipment and medium risk in liaison with process owners.
        Ensure Process safety inspections on equipment (e.g. Flanges & valve for leakage, sump tank to prevent overfill) etc.
        Ensure availability of process information system e.g. inventory of process fluids ( liquid & gases) ; MSDS; Up-to-date PFDs & PIDs etc
        Liaise with process owners to assure mechanical integrity of process equipment & machineries
        Assure operational process safety during contractors’ work e g. Mechanical isolation and depressurization before work execution (liaison with maintenance or production) Hot work; Confined space; PTW ; Excavation; LOTO
        Review design basis of process facility emergency response systems
        Liaise with process owners and facilitate the implementation of in-house awareness trainings on PSM for staff and contractors.
        Ensure appropriate installation of safety signs and labeling/ colour coding of process equipment and pipes Corrosion inspections of process pipes and equipment
        Follow up on Management of change (MOC) on process plants/ equipment
        A Bachelor’s degree (minimum of second class lower division) or equivalent in science or environmental management disciplines.  Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry with relevant professional membership of waste/ environmental management institutes.

        Location: Not Specified
        Experience: 10 year(s)
        Course of Study: Not Specified
        Required Grade:  Not Specified


        Job Number:      001402
        Number of Openings:    1
        Job Type (Employment Type):                Consultant
        Country:              Nigeria
        Job Schedule:    Full Time
        Job Category:    Drilling
        Career Level:     Manager(Team Leader or Supervisor of Staff)
        Level of Education:          Bachelor's Degree
        Years of Experience:       15
        Position Description
        Supervise all well operations, ensuring they are safe and efficient.
        Oversee interaction of service contractors in well design and operations.
        Review well engineering plans and programs to ensure the objectives can be met and that the rig can efficiently and safely execute the program.
        Determine future requirements for drilling equipment and consumables in line with technical work program and ensure they are available for wells planned.
        Liaise with the logistic department to ensure effective movement of materials, equipment and personnel.
        Liaise with other departments (e.g. production and facilities engineering) to discuss and organize concurrent operations to be done safely and efficiently.
        Obtain statutory approval for all well programs before commencement.
        Work with Drilling Contracts Analyst to ensure drilling/completions contracts are available for all equipment/services, and that the contracts are valid in terms of cost and time.
        Review all well plans and ensure compliance with Well Delivery Process.
        Ensure Challenge sessions, DWOP sessions, Prespud meetings, NPT and Lessons learnt meetings etc are held routinely before wells are drilled and afterwards, as applicable, and that lessons are transferred from well to well.
        Position Requirements
        A Bachelor’s degree (Minimum of Second Class, Lower Division) or equivalent, in any engineering discipline. Minimum of 5-15 years ‘relevant experience, in drilling operations. Technical / engineering qualification required and IWCF subsea well control at supervisory level

        Location: Not Specified
        Experience: 15 year(s)
        Course of Study: Not Specified
        Required Grade:  Not Specified