PRODUCTION ENGINEER in Bakersfield, United States

at Seneca Resources Company, LLC
Location Bakersfield, United States
Date Posted August 31, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


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Company Overview
Company Name: Seneca Resources Company, LLC
Seneca Resources Company, LLC, the oil & gas exploration and production subsidiary of National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) explores for, develops and produces natural gas and crude oil reserves in Appalachia and California. Most of Seneca's investment activity is in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania, where the company controls approximately 785,000 net prospective acres. Seneca's California operations remain a steady contributor to the overall portfolio, in which this division currently manages nearly 12,000 acres and has more than 1,300 wells. The Company is furthering its delineation efforts in the Utica Shale, and acquired properties in California that will increase, and further diversify, the Company's oil production footprint. As an active exploration and production company in the northeastern U.S. for more than 100 years, Seneca Resources Corporation is committed to safety, environmental stewardship, increased productivity and maximizing shareholder value.
Job Responsibilities
The Engineer, Production will serve as an integral member of the operations team with responsibilities including, but not limited to:
Ensure production at Seneca’s properties in Midway-Sunset, Lost Hills, and Coalinga Fields are operating at maximum efficiency with optimum cost effectiveness and comply with internal policy, federal and state regulations
Develop and implement thermal recovery strategies for SJV heavy oil assets in conversation with Reservoir Engineering, Production Engineering, Facilities, and Operations groups
Day-to-day engineering tasks at operated properties, including but not limited to the following:
production surveillance
steam recommendations
workover recommendations and programs
completion programs and supervision
drilling recommendations
economic analysis
budget preparations
Collaborate with other company stakeholders in a team environment
Ensure UIC projects are in compliance with DOGGR regulations
Assist with the review of potential acquisitions as they arise
Project invoice review, coding, and approval
Mentor junior level engineers
Learns, promotes and supports Seneca’s EHSQ policies, standards and procedures in order to achieve environmental, health and safety excellence and ensuring that staff are taking a proactive leadership role in managing EHSQ for assigned areas of responsibility
Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university and a minimum of six (6) years combined production and reservoir engineering experience in onshore thermal recovery operations is required. Candidates with ten (10) or more years of combined production and reservoir engineering experience in onshore thermal recovery operations highly preferred.
Expertise with industry standard software systems, including WellView, OFM, Theta, and Aries required
Successful candidate must possess well developed interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of employees across the organization
Self-motivation and attention to detail is required
Strong computer and presentation skills are required
Knowledge of standard accounting procedures and practices highly preferred
This position will require time both in an office and field environment. The candidate must be able to work long periods sitting, long periods using a computer and looking at a computer monitor. Some field work will be required in which the successful candidate must have the ability to navigate unstable and uneven terrain, and the ability to work outdoors in all weather.
The successful candidate must be authorized to work in United States of America with a valid driver's license with no restrictions to operate a company vehicle.
Seneca Resources offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Seneca Resources Company, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.
Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Seneca Resources jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

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