Alaska – Drillsite Petroleum Engineer in Anchorage, United States

at ConocoPhillips
Location Anchorage, United States
Date Posted July 2, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Alaska – Drillsite Petroleum Engineer - 00SLT

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P; company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.
Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.

Alaska Overview

ConocoPhillips Alaska and its heritage companies have more than 50 years of business history in Alaska. As Alaska's largest oil and gas producer, the company produced an average 182 thousand barrels of oil and 9 million cubic feet of gas per day. ConocoPhillips, with about 1,100 Alaska employees, holds major ownership interests in the Prudhoe Bay Unit, the Kuparuk River Unit, and the Colville River Unit (Alpine). ConocoPhillips operates the Kuparuk and Alpine oil fields, has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet.


ConocoPhillips is looking for talented Petroleum Engineers for the Greater Kuparuk Area (GKA). The successful candidate will be a member of the Base Production and Optimization Team and will report to the CPF1 Base Production Supervisor. Drillsite Petroleum Engineers are located in Anchorage, Alaska and are responsible for development and base management with regards to initiating rig workover opportunities, supporting drilling opportunities, identifying non-rig wellwork opportunities (coil, slickline, and electric line), conducting lease reviews, active in pattern health reviews, coordinating data gathering and surveillance work, optimizing miscible water alternating gas (MWAG) and waterflood projects, production forecasting for project justification, and monitoring daily production and injection. The job encompasses multiple aspects of production and reservoir engineering disciplines.

Responsibilities may include:
Optimize Miscible Water Alternating Gas (MWAG) flood and waterflood areas by identifying and evaluating slickline, e-line, coil tubing wellwork and rig workovers
Recommend and plan surveillance data acquisition programs to support base production and redevelopment programs (i.e. pressure transient analysis, tracers, production and injection logs, etc.)
Coordinate waterflood pattern performance studies, including reservoir producer/injection interaction evaluations, to identify additional opportunities that improve overall oil recovery
Identify and execute rig workover opportunities to optimize or repair broken wells
Identify and optimize artificial lift opportunities including but not limited to gas lift, jet pumps, and ESPs.
Forecast production rates for project justification.
Work with voidage management coordinator to optimize produced water, seawater, and miscible gas injection
Support the CTD and Rotary Development Organization with coiled tubing and rotary drilling opportunities
Promote new technology for increasing waterflood and enhanced oil recoveries within existing flood patterns
Working with Reservoir Engineers, Drilling and Completion Engineers, Facility Engineers, Project Engineers, Slope based Production Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists to execute and optimize oil production projects at assigned drillsites
Provide vacation relief for North Slope based Production Engineers

Legally authorized to work in the United States
Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering or foreign equivalent
3+ years of experience as a Production, Petroleum, Facility or Reservoir Engineer working for an oil and gas exploration and production company

More than one year of experience conducting surveillance and optimization activities to maintain base production of an oil producing field
1+ year experience with secondary and/or tertiary oil recovery operations
1+ year experience with implementation of surveillance programs and understanding of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) processes
Experience identifying candidates for well workovers or new development wells
Experience recommending and executing non-rig wellwork jobs that involve slickline, electric line, and coiled tubing activities
Experience mentoring less experienced engineers
Understanding of surface facility and downhole well operations
Transmits information so it is received and understood in the way it was intended
Ability to manage multiple ongoing activities
Track record of progressing new ideas and technologies
Mentors, coaches and develops others to bring out their full potential

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of July 16, 2019.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
Job Function: Engineering
Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level
Organization: ALASKA
Line of Business: Exploration & Production
Job Posting:Jul 2, 2019, 9:52:02 PM

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