• Director, Operations

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    EGC is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company whose growth strategy emphasizes acquisitions, enhanced by its value-added organic drilling program.  The company's properties are located in the shallow U.S. Gulf of Mexico waters and the Gulf Coast onshore.  We are currently looking to fill the position of a Director of Operations in Houston, Texas.

    The Operations Director is a key member of the Production leadership and accountable for the Health, Safety, and Environmental performance, regulatory compliance, production delivery and cost management of all EGC field production activities.  The director is also responsible for developing and implementing strategies to deliver the safety and compliance, production and expense targets in alignment with the company’s business plan. This role is also a key member of the EGC Spill Management and will report to the Senior Vice President of Production.  Some travel is required.


    • Lead implementation and embedment of the HSE strategies and activities to drive a zero incident / zero INC culture and safely execute operations
    • Build organizational capability through planning, recruiting, and developing a workforce capable of meeting operations current and future requirements
    • Coordinate with Projects, Well Operations, and Subsurface teams to develop and manage company assets to maximize value
    • Coordinate with key support functions to maintain compliance with regulatory and company requirements, and develop and implement strategies to improve asset performance and increase value
    • Work with Supply Chain to develop and implement sourcing and logistics strategies to add value and reduce overall costs to the company
    • Develop the operating expense budget and manage field operations to deliver business results in line with the approved budget
    • Evaluate and implement opportunities to improve uptime, increase production, and reduce costs
    • Implement maintenance strategies to ensure facilities are safe and compliant, and equipment is maintained within requirements and industry standards
    • Initiate production surveillance best practices within your region
    • Function as operations member of the Spill Management Team and internal Incident Management Team
    • Identify, evaluate and implement industry leading best practices


    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering discipline
    • 15-20+ years of upstream offshore production engineering and operations experience required.
    • 10+ years demonstrated leadership abilities in upstream operations
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are required
    • Mature problem analysis and decision making skills are required


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