Oil & Gas Vacancies At Spencer Ogden -7 Openings

Oil & Gas Vacancies At Spencer Ogden -7 Openings

Spencer Ogden is an ever-changing landscape – with a much publicised skills shortage. We recruit the best international talent across all energy sectors and provide industry-leading services to our clients and candidates that they won’t find elsewhere, whatever stage of the project life cycle.

Spencer Ogden are currently working in close partnership with a leading Lagos based E&P company who are looking to urgently recruit

Pipelines and Facilities Delivery Manager
Job Reference: GH2209

Summary of the Job

  • The role will play a key role in the company after having recently won 2 new licence’s in Nigeria and will be of strategic importance at his time of rapid growth and development.
  • The successful applicant will lead a $2 Billion project and be responsible for the biggest wet gas pipeline receiving station in Africa with several injection points.
  • The successful applicant will be based in Lagos and report to the Chief Engineer and technical director, also based in Lagos.

The successful applicant will have:

  • 15years of relevant experience.
  • Track record in the planning, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and operation of an offshore oil/gas pipeline (plus associated risers, platforms, end facilities etc) in water depth of not less than 50m.
  • Ability to develop and work with project plans and schedules including associated cost profiles.
  • Understanding of project reporting requirements of various stakeholders and ability to generate same.
  • Expertise in applying for and securing licenses and permits for the construction and operation of a gas pipeline and associated facilities.
  • Excellent technical and communication skills with a strong emphasis on teamwork,
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language.

Specific responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop an overall plan for the delivery of all aspects of the pipelines infrastructure and facilities project and secure Management approval of same
  • Drive the planning and delivery of the full project scope – 2 x 36″ x 550km offshore gas gathering pipeline system, complete with end facilities, riser platforms, gas reception facilities etc, to deliver 2,000mmscfd of gas
  • Develop and secure approval for all procedures required to manage and govern project activities, including Environmental, Safety, Health and Security aspects
  • Plan and manage the contracting and procurement process to ensure that all required contract packages are in place when required and materials are delivered on time
  • Deliver the technical elements of the pipeline infrastructure and facilities project required to realise the value of the business opportunity, on schedule, within budget, and to the right quality.
  • Manage key stakeholders on whom project success depends; draw on resources within or outside the company as necessary.


Job Reference: SO-SPT-LA

As Petrophysicist within this unique business. The initial primary function of this role with be as follows:

  • To act as a dual technical expert for the Geoscience Management function of the business as well as having a strong commercial focus.
  • You will be an integral part of all technical projects within the business, essentially leading many integrated teams from inception to completion.

$125000 – $2000000 per annum


Technical Director – E&P
Job Reference: SO-REM-EU

On offer is a truly unique position at a fast growing African Operator . A market leading salary/package is on offer for the successful applicant.


  • In order to qualify you must have long term Petroleum/Reservoir Engineering experience working in an E&P environment within the Oil & Gas industry.

$300000 – $400000 per annum + Exceptional benefits


General Manager – Local – Mechanical Services
Ref No.: GM/Nig/SS
Job type: Permanent / Staff
Sector: Mechanical

To be considered you will require the following:

  • Engineering degree in Mechanics, electro-mechanics or hydraulics. Additional Business Management degree is an asset.
  • 10 year min of experience in the Oil & Gas industry
  • Prior experience in Management or operations is essential
  • P&L experience
  • Position based in Lagos with frequent travels to Port Harcourt.



Principal Reservoir Engineer – Independent E&P

Ref No.: SO-RE-ABN
Job type: Permanent / Staff
Sector: Reservoir Engineering

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Reservoir and production study
  • Reservoir simulation
  • Field development planning
  • Forecasting and history matching


  • BSc. Engineering or related field
  • 15+ years’ experience as reservoir engineer or in related field
  • Strong ability working with industry professional software
  • Background in simulation and field development
  • Forecasting

£125000 – £135000 per annum + excellent benefits


Senior Production Geologist

Ref No.: EC0608
Location: Lagos
Job type: Permanent / Staff
Sector: G&G

The successful applicant will have experience in:

  • Excellent static geomodeling skills.
  • Expert knowledge of Petrel software.
  • At least 10 years industry experience.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Experience in working within an exploration and production company.
  • Be comfortable working within a team of 8 others.

30 million Naira


Exploration Director – E&P

Ref No.: EC1109

Job type: Permanent / Staff
Sector: G&G

The successful candidate will be tasked with the following activity and responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will undertake a key role in leading the Subsurface Team based in Lagos
  • Accountability for subsurface resource management in support o a portfolio of projects to include major operated assets
  • Oversee and manage the day to day activity of a mid sized multi-disciplinary subsurface team
  • Ensure the timely delivery of appraisal, development and production phases
  • Undertake appraisal of new licences and ‘farm-in’ opportunities

We are therefore keen to speak with and receive CV’s from candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Degree educated
  • A minimum of 12-15 years experience and recent management of a similar multi disciplinary team
  • Previous track record in integrating team members working activity across seismic, static reservoir, structural studies and dynamic data analysis in constructing 3D reservoir model
  • The ability the lead and inspire


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