Production Engineer in Evansville, United States

at Energy Resources
Location Evansville, United States
Date Posted May 15, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Responsible for maximizing production and profitability of oil and gas properties through assessing the associated costs and estimating the production capabilities and economic value of oil and gas wells optimization activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (not limited to the following):
Identify, generate and implement production enhancement opportunities, both completion and drilling, as part of a multi-discipline area team.Monitor performance of existing production and provides recommendations for improvement and best optimization methods.Identify, plan, and implement expense and capital production enhancement projects (workovers, stimulations, waterfloods, new drills).Work with integrative team members to prepare risked reserve estimates and economics for drilling prospects, workovers, well service jobs and new facility or expansion projects.Foster operation reviews involving production/completion and expense optimization of individual well or field performance.Utilize ARIES program to provide economic evaluations for projects and acquisitions including calculation of estimated reserves, costs and cash flow.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities (not limited to the following):Perform field studies and build economic models to determine value for acquisitions or divestitures.Carry out budget preparation and monitoring; prepare cost analysis, estimates, and AFE's for routine workovers and completion/recompletion of wells.Liaise with production managers to champion capital project activities and regular well reviews.As needed, supervise field activities such as drilling, frac jobs, acid jobs, and other work that may arise.
Job Qualifications (refers to job, not incumbent):
Education: Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering or related field.

Experience: Minimum: 3 years experience in oil and gas operations. Preferred: 3 year Illinois Basin experience.
Other:Proficiency in ARIES or other economic-related analysis programs.Knowledge of well design and completion operations, with capability to ensure safe, consistent and high performance operations.Strong analytical and problem solving skills.Knowledge of government regulations and permitting requirements.Strong communication skills, teamwork behaviors, ability to work in cross functional teams and influence partners.Must be able to accommodate travel (5%) and extended hours as needed.

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