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Director – Hydrogen Applications

Published by Todd Bush on July 27, 2022

Company Overview

Nabors is a leading provider of advanced technology for the energy industry. With operations in about 20 countries, Nabors has established a global network of people, technology and equipment to deploy solutions that deliver safe, efficient and responsible hydrocarbon production. By leveraging its core competencies, particularly in drilling, engineering, automation, data science and manufacturing, Nabors aims to innovate the future of energy and enable the transition to a lower carbon world.

Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct.


Responsible for management and results of the Hydrogen projects, which is accountable for marketing, development, due diligence, planning, execution, monitoring and control of all Hydrogen applications. This includes partnerships, ventures, joint technology development, in kind service facility from internal Nabors segments. Also responsible for the organization and control of all NET-S Hydrogen projects. Overall responsibility to ensure NET-S projects meet stated timelines and budgets while adhering to company business objectives and contract requirements. Responsible for organization wide implementation of consistent Project Management processes and procedures.


  • Works under the direction of the President, Energy Transition
  • Oversees the budget within responsibilities
  • Develop strategy, Integrate, Plan, Execute, Monitor and Control all NET-S projects (onshore & offshore)
  • Oversees all phases of Project Initiation and Scope Management
  • Works closely with Geo-Market heads, Area Managers and Engineering leadership to ensure NET-S and Global Operations business objectives are being met
  • Oversees project performance to ensure budget and schedule commitments are met (construction, purchasing, logistics, HR, crew hire and training, spare parts, mobilization, start up, operations-specific procedures, etc.)
  • Participates in project budget/Capex/AFE creations
  • Ensure all Project teams use consistent reporting tools, Project Management principles, processes and procedures
  • Works directly with all Company departments to ensure proper Project coordination and outcomes
  • Evaluates and executes purchasing decisions and assists Purchasing Department with Quotes, MR’s, PR’s, PO’s, GR’s and invoicing
  • Coordinates regularly with vendors and third parties for new technology introduction, on time deliveries and services
  • Works directly with customer and partner Project teams to ensure alignment of project objectives
  • Works directly with Sales and Marketing on client proposal and potential capital projects
  • Ensure continuous improvement with lessons learned, best practices and detailed RCA process
  • Communicates with global Project Stakeholders to gather project information, execute project objectives
  • Implement project controls including management of change, communication plans, kickoff planning, vendor management, and internal organization/communication changes to control the projects and scope
  • Provide timely and accurate reports to Company Executive Management regarding the status and health of all projects
  • Manage the allocation of appropriate resources and commitment of staff to achieve project objectives and targets
  • Develop members of the Project Team to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of work, motivation to succeed, progression to increasing responsibility and succession of high potential personnel
  • Define and communicate the roles of Project Members
  • Develop market knowledge, pricing structure and business case for hydrogen



  • 10 years’ experience as Area Manager or Regional Director
  • Knowledgeable in overseeing, tracking, and scheduling many, multi-dimensional, high value projects simultaneously
  • Knowledgeable in Project Management best practices
  • Knowledgeable in International logistics, purchasing, warehousing, transporting, exporting, and importing
  • Knowledgeable in oilfield related equipment, parts, materials, and suppliers
  • Knowledgeable in accounting procedures, policies, practices, and systems
  • Knowledgeable in the workings and objectives all Company Departments
  • College Degree - Engineering
  • Able to develop, implement, coordinate, monitor and support activities associated with achieving project objectives
  • Excellent administrative and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively deal with problems under pressure
  • Ability to maintain good stakeholder and subordinate relationships and possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Capable of utilizing effective time management skills and meeting project deadlines
  • Demonstrate flexibility and the capacity to handle a wide range of situations and personalities
  • Demonstrate health, safety, and environment leadership
  • Promote environmentally friendly solutions, sustainable operations and compliance with corporate governance standards

Advanced Degree in Engineering or Master’s in Business Administration

Travel as required including international travel.

Primary Location: United States Of America-Texas-Houston-(Nabors Corporate Services) Houston Office

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