Engineer Production Senior - Midland

at Apache
Location Midland, United States
Date Posted March 1, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Apache Corporation is one of the world's leading independent oil and gas producers. The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its #1 position around the world, entrepreneurial culture and deep operational focus.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:



Reporting to the Production Manager, provide production engineering support at a senior professional level for Apache’s Permian Region.



  • Actively monitor production rates, analyze well tests and make recommendations for improving the performance of producing wells, artificial lift systems and facilities
  • Engineering design, planning and written procedures for all planned well and facility construction
  • Work with team to evaluate and develop stimulation for all drilling projects in assigned area
  • Monitor financial performance of operating budgets and capital programs
  • Work with team consisting of reservoir engineer, geologist, landman, and techs to maximize base production and develop new projects
  • Participate in annual budget, and production forecast development
  • Manage waterflood operations and surveillance work
  • Design and recommend lift equipment for wells as needed
  • Familiarity with different types of artificial lift, especially rod pump and electrical submersible pump systems.

Job Qualifications:

EDUCATIONBachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline


EXPERIENCE: 10+ years of relevant E&P company experience in production engineering and field operations



  • High level of production engineering
  • Strong communication and organizational skills - able to work well with production engineers,  field personnel,  geoscience team,  management and stakeholders
  • Proven track record of financial performance and responsibility with experience in budget and schedule planning, AFE preparation and economic evaluation
  • Extensive computer knowledge, including MS Office and DSS
  • Experience with an economics software package, preferably Aries

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