Oil & Gas Specialist - Petroleum Asset eXcellence (PAX), New Ventures in Houston, United States

at McKinsey & Company
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 30, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


5-7 years of industry experience with a distinctive record of professional achievement and impact.
Expertise in Reservoir Engineering, Production Optimization, Drilling and Completions, or Well Management within North American assets.
Experience working within a leading operator or within a consulting environment servicing clients in the oil and gas industry.
Exposure to North American exploration & production companies, service companies, or operators preferred.
Excellent written and oral English communication skills are required
Undergraduate degree from top-tier university (preferably in Engineering, Economics or closely related specialty); Advanced professional degree such as a Master's degree / PhD extremely advantageous
Who You'll Work With
You’ll work in Houston as part of the Petroleum Asset Excellence (PAX) unit, a new venture within McKinsey’s Oil & Gas Practice.

PAX helps clients unlock the full value of their Oil & Gas assets in a sustainable way using a combination of deep industry expertise and reliable, tested solutions. Our Oil & Gas practice serves clients across the entire Oil & Gas value chain, helping them manage risk and uncertainty, strengthening their organizations and improving performance. As part of PAX,you will work with and be part of a team of exceptional advisory professionals with similarly deep Upstream operational experience.
What You'll Do
Your ultimate aspiration is to maximize the intrinsic value of our clients’ assets while improving capabilities and sustaining change.

You will apply your knowledge and distinctive problem-solving skills to address current business and performance challenges. This could be with clients on an onshore / offshore asset, as a team member on client projects, to fellow McKinsey advisors and / or multi-faceted internal projects.

The combination of your technical expertise with the application of McKinsey’s proprietary Oil & Gas models and strengths in advisory and change management will allow you the opportunity to work with leading Oil & Gas companies on the challenges they face.

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