Azeddine Kennouche

Safety Training cOORDINATOR


I am a highly motivated individual, eager to learn, looking to advance my skills and further My career in oil and gas industry and the Health, Safety & Environment Profession.

While working for  NABORS Ltd & Weatherford Iraq, I have gained extensive experience in drilling upstream activities from exploration to development addressing  &  emplementing  Nabors & WDI HSE  standards which are known.

I have an in depth knowledge and good approach to cooperate health, safety and environment practices based on practical and formal training such as NEBOSH, Advanced Safety Audit, Safety leadership, and IOSH Program.

My university studies enriched me with managerial skills, good ennglish command, and knowledge about law & Order which all constitute the backbone of HSE Management System.

Work History 

Work History
May 2015 - Present

Safety Training coordinator.

Weatheford Drilling Int Iraq.

Over 5 years working experience with two  of the largest worldwide drilling contractors, operating in North Africa and Iraq for big and re-known operators such as Sonatrach, Gazprom ,Halliburton and  BP.

Responsibilities :

  • Lead through effective safety leadership by being responsible for the administration and implementation of the HSSEmanagement system.
  • Address HSSE issues at the time of their identification, and Ensure Waste Management Plan are adhered to.
  • Ensure that the permit to work system and other HSE management tools are used correctly.
  • Initiate, lead and participate in safety discussions, safety drills, inspections.
  • Establish a cost conscious planning effort.
  • Observe personnel on a regular basis and monitor compliance with all safety related procedures, standards and policies,including 8 GEMS
  • Assist the STP and Rig Superintendent to monitor the annual HSE plans and HSE objectives.
  • Conduct hazard survey, and Assist concerned parties with hazard mitigation
  • Participate in safety meetings, TBT, pre‐tour meetings, Weekly Meetings
  • Ensure HSE related information and training is presented to the rig crew in their native language.
  • Perform induction for all new crewmembers and visitors.
  • Assist the STP with (PTW) administration and perform random PTW Audits,File and maintain copies of all JHA/TRA/SOP’s records, ensuring crewmembers.
  • Regularly review PPE compliance including adequate stock levels for the rig.
  • Coordinate and track the close out of the daily RADAR Cards.
  • Assist the supervisors with maintaining and updating the Improvement Commitment Register, Audit Action Tracking
  • Meeting chairperson as per BMS 03‐23‐POL.
  • Assist with incident investigations including reporting and close out.
  • Ensure that training programs are maintained in line with training matrix
  • Supporting, promoting and actively participating in the Companies CAP (Competency Assurance Program) process.
  • Keep good communications with the client representatives
Oct 2010 - May 2015

Safety Officer 



  • Coordinate with the Rig Manager and superiors regarding safety matters.
  • Consult, advice and direct Drilling Operations in line with QHSE policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with client in regards of QHSE issues.
  • Maintain internal and external reporting according to the company established systems.
  • Consult with outside experts on QHSE matters when required.
  • Participate in Regular, Operator and Internal QHSE audits.
  • Adhere to company guidelines and procedures.
  • Ensure that rig’s personnel comply with Nabors requirements.
  • Maintain and update Rig evacuation plans, procedures and measures.
  • Investigate and report accidents/incidents in a timely manner according to established NDIL and Client procedures.
  • Monitor compliance against the monthly site HSE planned schedule.
  • Monitor/chair/participate in regularly scheduled HSE meetings held at rig.
  • Oversee implementation of operational systems and procedures to include but not be limited to: Permit to Work System, Lock-Out/Tag-Out System, and Hazardous Chemical -MSDS, PPE System, HLO, H2S Awareness, Benchmarking, NOWA and other required training activities.
  • Monitor readiness/response to emergency situations through regularly held and documented drills.
  • Execute/Review/Monitor of required QHSE inspection for rigs and camps, report findings Management.
  • Maintain Corrective Action Register for non-compliance items arising from meetings and inspections.
  • Maintain Lifting & Slings Register and Inspection Programs.
  • Monitor compliance with Travel/Journey Management System where applicable.


Oct 2003 - May 2009

Graduate Degree in International Trade

Mohamed Boudiaf University
Mar 2007 - Sep 2007


IFACT Training Institute
2000 - 2003


Abdelhamid Ibn Badis High School


My carreer objectives is to expérience new challenges with other oil companies in différent contries and fields, to improve my skills and conséquently help my employer to better implément thé HSE culture withing its word place  for thé sole purpose of à free incident word place.




Multilingual proficiency in English Arabic & French Language.


•   Ability to multi-task •   Ability to work in a technical capacity as part of a multi-discipline process team •   Perform a high quality of work and apply attention to detail •   Ability to perform on the spot assessment of problems •   Enjoy practical, hands-on problem solving and solution identification •   Able to follow set procedures, routines and standards •   Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision •   Ability to take charge and handle pressure situations with calm and professional approach •   Good learner by watching others and learning by doing whilst being supervised by a competen   •   Ability to work under pressure


•   Well Control Procedures •   Very good knowledge and understanding of Drilling Operations & Drilling Equipment •   Proven computer competency skills (word, excel, outlook, PowerPoint, internet...) •   A good understanding of mechanical and control systems, and instrumentation •   Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings such as P&IDs, single line diagrams, schematics, and logics. Cause and effect diagram  



License Management.

University Diploma from Mohamed Boudiaf University in M’Sila, Algeria.


IGC training

HSE Leadership

Nabors training center, Dubai.

IADC Rig Pass

Nabors training center

HSE Inspector

IFACT Institute

IOSH Certificate

Nabors training center , Dubai

Safety officer course

Nabors Training center,Dubai

Right Start Right Start

Weatherford City Iraq

Working at Heights Awareness 

Weatherford City Iraq.


Weatherford city  Iraq

Hazard Recognition Program 

Weatherford city  Iraq

Confined Space Entry & Rescue.

Weatherford City Iraq.

e-RMS ( Rig Management system)

Nabors training center


Nabors training center

First Aid (CPR)

Nabors training Center


Football, Swimming and travelling.