Petroleum Engineering Intern in Houston, United States

at Preferred Sands
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 30, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Company Overview:

Preferred Sands, headquartered in Radnor, Pa., is a leading proppant technology company revolutionizing the oil and gas industry with cutting-edge, clean solutions designed to drive down costs and make the United States more competitive. As the first proppant company to invest in such technologies, Preferred is strategically positioned to thrive as the market continues to undergo a major transformation. Preferred is embarking on an aggressive strategy to expand its’ footprint to focus on in-basin, locally sourced proppants that will provide the company with a significant competitive advantage and years of visible growth to come.

With the company’s continued dedication to sustainable product development, Preferred is not only committed to the protection of the environment but also the health and safety of its employees and the communities it serves. We are a company driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, a results oriented culture and a philosophy based on individual performances and responsibility.

Position Overview:

The Petroleum Engineering Internship is based out of our corporate headquarters in Radnor, PA. This role will operate within our New Products Development Team; as an intern in this cross-functional group you will work closely with team members across the organization. This intern will be expected to work Full Time Monday through Friday from June through August.

Job Responsibilities:
Assist team through use of data analytics platform to study geological formations and analyze hydraulic fracturing and completion performance to determine best practices
Assist team in building well design proposals utilizing Preferred’s technology products
Pull requested data to facilitate drafting of technical reports for technical and nontechnical personnel evaluating the performance of Preferred’s products
Follow company Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental policies
Currently pursuing a degree in petroleum engineering from an accredited institution
One previous internship within the Oil & Gas industry
Knowledge of different completion styles

Candidates must have the following skills/qualifications:
Knowledge of the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of petroleum engineering
Excellent communication skills and strong analytical problem-solving skills (creative, critical, and open-minded)
Strong curiosity and interest to explore and develop in new technology area
Passion for science & technology, especially in unconventional oil and gas technologies
Flexible team player

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