Permian Field Production Engineer - Goldsmith, TX in Goldsmith, United States

at ConocoPhillips
Location Goldsmith, United States
Date Posted April 18, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Permian Field Production Engineer - Goldsmith, TX - 00S8K

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.

The Permian Field Production Engineer will be responsible for most traditional Production Engineering duties in a geographical area encompassing multiple aspects of production surveillance and artificial lift optimization. This role will be able to assess problems, identify profitable opportunities and formulate solutions for various types of projects. This Production Engineer will also require awareness or proficiency in Operations, Reservoir Engineering, Completion Engineering and Well Intervention. In addition, the Permian Field Production Engineer will lead or perform technical work requiring an engineering solution through self-awareness or by leveraging cross-functional resources.

This role will provide support to Goldsmith Operations personnel in the areas of troubleshooting and optimizing well performance. The position will be based in the ConocoPhillips Goldsmith office. The candidate will be required to live within a 40-mile radius of this office location, most likely in the Midland-Odessa area.
Responsibilities may include:

Serve as a critical liaison between operations and Houston-based multi-functional staff - support and lead in the day-to-day business activities at the field level
Facilitate daily production meetings (15–30 min videoconference) to set the tone for critical activities, production variance, downtime tracking and artificial lift optimization
Oversee and prioritize critical Houston-based PE wellwork procedures and activities
Downtime tracking and mitigation: Define a long-term strategy and implement action plan
Recommend modifications and/or investments to upgrade systems to reduce operating expenses, control cost, and economically maximize production
Conduct program and work activity post-audits to drive process improvement
Witness critical activities during rig visits and help to continuously improve procedure writing process and quality
Set Maximum Well Deliverability (MWD) targets for each well for use in coding losses in the LPRS system
Develop Long Range Plan (LRP) and monthly budget forecasts for base wells, working with the operations and development teams to set these financial targets
Provide leadership and strong advocacy for process safety and personal safety
The position reports directly to the Permian CBP Engineering Supervisor and is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the Goldsmith oil and gas production and transportation facilities


Legally authorized to work in the United States
Bachelor's degree in petroleum, mechanical or chemical engineering, or related engineering discipline
3+ years of production engineering experience or other upstream oil and gas industry engineering experience
Willing and able to travel up to 20%

5+ years of production engineering experience or other field level upstream oil and gas engineering disciplines including drilling, completions, reservoir, or facilities engineering
1+ years of artificial lift experience including BPU and ESP design and surveillance
Strong dedication to continuous improvement, safety & environmental stewardship, and business ethics
Experience in field operations, including onshore gas and condensate production facilities
Working knowledge in petroleum engineering skills including artificial lift design/selection, production monitoring/forecasting, nodal analysis, well interventions and optimization
Competent in the utilization of data analysis (e.g. Spotfire), production surveillance and analysis (e.g. Cygnet) and well information data management (e.g. WellView, Generwell)
Experience/working knowledge with integrated production modeling, economic analysis, and production/reservoir forecasting applications (e.g. PROSPER, GAP, PEEP, OFM)
Proven track record of effective collaboration with a team of engineers and field operations
Working knowledge of produced fluids behavior including PVT analysis
Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by fearlessly taking care of important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right
Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals
Drives thoughtful and pragmatic change by encouraging creative thinking and continuous improvement. Models adaptability by responding resourcefully, flexibly, and positively when faced with new challenges and demands

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of May 2, 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
Line of Business: Exploration & Production
Job Posting:Apr 18, 2019, 10:03:24 AM

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