Our Expertise

Altea Resources is dedicated to providing the oilfield industry with highly-trained personnel and unparalleled quality of service.

We specialize in temporary staffing and permanent recruiting for our clients’ critical oil and gas hiring needs, onshore and offshore.

Our networks provide us access to international workers for Operators, Drilling Contractors, Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC), and Service Companies.


Expert Operadores
Altea Resources has proven its capacity to provide talented and skilled candidates to major international operators around the world.

Below you will find listed the expert profiles we can provide to operators:

Drilling manager

  • - Plans, directs and coordinates the activities of the Drilling Department, includes reviewing, studying and approving drilling operational/engineering programmes, reports and supervising the planning and execution of the Company's drilling operations, work over, well completion, etc.
  • - Supervises and coordinates the preparation of the drilling budget, controls expenditure and justifies variances

Drilling Superintendent

  • - A drilling superintendent oversees all the operations related to drilling
  • - He takes care of planning, execution, safety precautions and ensures that the drilling operations are being carried out according to the plan

Senior Drilling Supervisor – Night Drilling Supervisor

  • - The drilling supervisor is often the senior member of the drilling location
  • - Responsibilities include budgetary considerations, ensuring supplies and materials are available when needed
  • - Meeting the crew and staff's needs for the performance of their duties, as well as daily reporting to various entities of the current activities

Fluid & Cement Specialist

  • - The scope of responsibility includes effective execution of procurement and supply chain activities within the boundaries of pre-established framework and supply agreements for Cement and Fluids category products and services
  • - Executes Cement and Fluids sector strategies and implements PSCM Wells contractor safety management, supplier quality management, supplier performance management and contract compliance activities within Region
  • - Builds and manages local supplier relationships. Complies with the Procurement Operating Standard and complies with local government and partner requirements
  • - Raises formal call-offs against the contracts as required

Mud Specialist

  • - A mud engineer, also known as a drilling fluids engineer, is a professional who works in the oil drilling industry
  • - These workers are primarily responsible for mixing the drilling fluid for the drill bit

Logistic Specialist

  • - Obtain shipping data from suppliers and inter-company departments
  • - Maintain, enter or log shipping data into the OTM with consideration of export/import processes as directed
  • - Maintain department sales logs, reports and spreadsheets
  • - Prepare & scan daily sales orders to Quality Assurance department
  • - Support other shipping department initiatives

HSE specialist

  • - Conduct surveys and monitoring programs of the natural environment
  • - Inspect spills of hazardous chemicals or products
  • - Inspect workplaces for safety or health hazards
  • - Investigate workplace accidents or illnesses

Drilling contractor

drill contractor expert
We select only highly skilled and certified personnel for major international drilling contractors – from Assistant Drillers to Drilling Managers.

The list below will shows the specialist we are ready to offer to drilling contractors:

Rig Manager

  • - Supervises the drill team members on the oil rig as well as the drilling activities and equipment: managing the set up and take down of rigs and the coordination of the rig
  • - Provides leadership, safety training, as well as dispute resolution and help in solving personnel and operational issues

Rig Superintendent

  • - Reports to the Rig Manger and directs and control all operational functions of the rig(s) under his supervision: including safety, drilling, moving, and maintenance
  • - Coordinates all phases of the rig's operations in the safest, effective and efficient manner

Senior Tool Pusher - Night Tool Pusher

  • - Reports to the Rig Superintendent for all the potential hazards and abnormal situations found as well as begin immediately to mitigate or eliminate said hazards or abnormal situations
  • - He is responsible for keeping the Rig Superintendent informed of critical operations and potential problems as well as day to day operations
  • - He oversees the safe, efficient and profitable operations of the drilling package

Driller – Assistant Driller

  • - A Driller has an integral role to ensure that the drill rigs, machinery, equipment and other resources are effectively operated to optimise the profitability of the company's site operations

Chief Mechanic – Rig Mechanic

  • - Repairs, installs, adjusts, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems
  • - Observes and tests the operation of machinery or equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using voltmeters or other testing devices
  • - Demonstrates equipment functions and features to machine operators

Chief Electrician – Rig Electrician

  • - Provides for routine and non-routine maintenance of electrical and electronic equipments of the rig: perform maintenance of the remote control switches of the control board, by performing disassembly, control, cleaning and lubrication of the components and the regulation of the pressure on the contacts: controls air conditioning and refrigeration systems, controls and replace or adjusts the contacts of thermal expansion valves or of relays or switches
  • - Keeps the stocks of spare parts and expendable materials, checking the level of the stocks and reporting the needs for re-supply considering also the forecasted
  • - Provides the Tool Pusher with the results of the use of particular materials or spares and consults the schemes and sketches related to circuits, to electrical equipment and to electrical devices and their control boards and switchboards

Engineering, Procurement & Construction (E.P.C.)

Engineering, Procurement & Construction (E.P.C.) expert
For EPC contractors, optimal project management calls for highly qualified and experienced professionals.

Altea Resources can provide the following specialists:

Civil Engineer Supervisor

  • - Plans, designs and manages construction projects
  • - Judges whether projects are workable by assessing materials, costs, time and labour requirements as well as the environmental impact and risks connected to projects

Mechanical Supervisor

  • - Has experience in static equipment design such as pressure vessel, heat exchanger, storage tank and other mechanical equipment
  • - Is familiar with the requirement of International Codes and Standards, such as API, ASME, BS, ANSI, etc.

Electrical Supervisor

  • - Supervises Electricians and trades helpers in the repair, maintenance, and installation of electrical systems
  • - Plans and develops work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of electrical expenditures, and procedures for equipment and appliance maintenance

Instrumentation Supervisor

  • - To lead, supervise and coordinate the day to day activities of instrument maintenance activities develop by team on all Instrument system plant, equipment and facilities within the designated area of responsibility. He is the Focal point for daily instrument maintenance execution plan

Pipe Coating Supervisor (Internal/External)

  • - Reviews the scope of construction and identifies any possible anomalies during construction and ensures that all work sites under his control are operating in a safe manner
  • - Reviews marked-up as built drawings of the completed construction before commissioning and handover to Operations. Highlights any deviations from the original design to the Head of Construction
  • - Manages site pre-commissioning, commissioning and performance testing of system (s)

Pipeline & Civil Field Works Engineer

  • - Reports to the Field Project Engineer, is responsible for the resolution of all technical activities related to civil and pipeline works along the ROW and at the wellpads during the construction and commissions activities on site, with particular attention being paid to HSE at all times
  • - Liaises closely with the Construction Contractor and identify areas where further clarification to the existing engineering design is required

Electrical Engineer

  • - Responsible for electrical drawings, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs as well as project controls, cost estimates, quantity takeoffs and manpower requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders

Instrumentation Engineer

  • - Responsible to plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria (Instrument drawings, data sheets, I/O wiring diagrams, P&IDs, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs)
  • - Devises new approaches to problems, and prepares or modifies drawings, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs, and monitors work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices

Mechanic – Piping – Pipeline Engineer

  • - Maintains and repairs the pumping stations and pipelines
  • - Knows how to position and lay pipe and position pipeline equipment such as fittings, pumps, valves, pipes and able to use instrumentation for welders, fitters, mechanics and carpenters
  • - Supervises operation teams to ensure the best operating practices for the pipeline

Process Engineer

  • - Is responsible for the operation of daily plant activities: monitoring and control of plant operations by reviewing quality and production, identifying, anticipating and solving the problems in a timely manner.
  • - Participates in plant maintenance such as performing preventative measures to ensure the continual and uninterrupted running of the plant

Production Engineer

  • - Demonstrates experience in geosciences, data management, production
  • - Has knowledge of reservoir management, Production monitoring and evaluation, Asset management planning, Workover design and execution, Production equipment design and Cost estimating and budgeting

Welding QC Inspector

  • - Ensures that welding jobs are devoid of visual and structural defects and generates new welding techniques
  • - Ensures the correct equipment is being used with the correct procedure
  • - Sets up mechanical testing appointments and writes up reports

Quality / QHSE Manager

  • - The Manager of Quality and HSE has overall responsibility for the ongoing development, the systematic monitoring and the evaluation of the company’s quality and HSE programs to ensure continual improvement and that standards are being met within the company
  • - Monitors performance through gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports in accordance with company guidelines; develops, audits and controls the company policies and procedures
  • - Liaises with all governing bodies and the company in regards to the company’s registrations and certifications

Service Companies

Service Companies
As a specialized global oilfield services provider, we have also provided personnel to service companies around the world.

Here below is Altea Resources’ field of intervention regarding personnel for well wervice companies:

Well Head Specialist

  • - Inspects and reports condition of oil, water, and gas wellhead/ ‎manifold valves including and up to wellhead assembly under the general direction of Project Team Leader. ‎
  • - Able to recognize, repair and report valve operational abnormalities.
  • - Able to clean and inject ‎lubricants and sealants into valve body and seats per Company recommendations.
  • - Knows and follows safety policies and ‎procedure during operations.‎
  • - Performs on-site emergency unit/equipment ‎maintenance.‎
  • - Minimizes downtime on the intervention ‎operation by efficient use of resources and ‎appropriate application of technology.‎
  • - Reporting & implementation of all findings ‎of Wellhead integrity & ensure the Rig Site ‎compliance with the contract.‎
  • - Inspects & Examines of Xmas tree as per ‎guide lines and scope of work.‎ Installs and tests wellhead valves for ‎optimal performance.‎
  • - Fixes and places properly all related ‎Mechanical fittings and assembly checks.‎
  • - Tests & repairs manual gate valve repair & ‎servicing.‎
  • - Make sure everything is safe and to have ‎safe work habits. Be aware of emergency ‎procedure and prepared if any should ‎occur.‎

Wireline: Slickline

  • - Responsible for gathering and loading all necessary equipment, materials and parts for each job,
  • - Responsible for making any necessary repairs to equipment, re-stocking parts.

Fishing – Milling

  • - Ensures that fishing/milling and/or drilling operations fulfill with all QHSE Company requirements.
  • - Confer with Superintendent, Drilling and Production to gather information regarding borehole geometry and borehole conditions of the wells in order to plan fishing methods and select appropriate tools for the fishing or remedial job.
  • - Provide supervision and guidance on the operation of rig equipment to remove stuck pipe, casing, tools, or other obstructions from drilling wells, supervision in the use of specialized subsurface tools
  • - Observes variations on rig instrumentation and act accordingly.
  • - Directs drilling crew to safely pick-up, make-up of fishing tools and related BHA’s.

Coiled Tubing - Snubbing

  • - Attach pumps and hoses to wellhead
  • - Drive well services truck to well site
  • - Operate hydraulic pumping systems
  • - Read gauges to interpret conditions and adjust pumping procedure

Well Testing – Hydraulic Fracking

  • - Taking ownership of your work site, clearly setting your expectations to those under your supervision.
  • - Responsible for the entire crew and HSE procedures and documentation on site.
  • - Liaising with the relevant platform Supervision during the preparation and execution of well operations
  • - Responsible for correct equipment being shipped and arriving on site for the job or job type.
  • - Ensuring well operations do not vary from the approved programme without proper authorisation being obtained from the Client.
  • - Professionally manage Well Test crew and perform activities which include but are not limited to Exploration / Production / In Line Well Testing, Clean Ups, Stimulation Recovery, Clean Out, and Flow Back to Customer and Company standards of excellence.
  • - Ensuring all activities undertaken or supervised are professionally conducted, with due consideration for the safety of personnel, equipment and the environment.


  • - Make routine checks on all well sites according to schedule.
  • - Monitor production equipment, compressors, wellheads, dehydrators and meters.
  • - Manage daily fluid production; gauge and record oil and water tanks; record all seal records.
  • - Participate in periodic well review meetings with foreman, techs, and asset manager
  • - Analyze production related problems and work with foreman, techs, asset manager, and any other relative personnel to troubleshoot.
  • - Submit daily data and turn in all reports and tickets on a timely basis.
  • - Inspect lease sites, ensure they are clean and maintained; check for spills and fluid leaks.
  • - Routinely inspect pumping units, compressors, and other equipment; ensure they are well maintained.
  • - Provide relief pumping when needed.
  • - Communicate regularly with production foreman and relief pumper.
  • - Ensure company provided vehicle is well maintained and cleaned.
  • - Perform light maintenance on equipment.