Production Engineer in Plano, United States

at Denbury
Location Plano, United States
Date Posted September 6, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Denbury is currently seeking a Production Engineer to oversee the daily operations and reservoir management duties for a field under tertiary CO2 flood operations located in southeastern Montana. The job will be based in Denbury’s corporate office located in Plano, Texas. Production for this area averages ~4,800 BOEPD and includes a total well count measuring more than 200.

The Production Engineer will perform all production engineering activities in the field including: flood surveillance, WAG cycles, design and implement stimulation activities, oversee chemical program, and insure field stays in compliance with regulatory bodies. The engineer is expected to collaborate with the team and field staff to efficiently flood the reservoir and execute the team’s recommendations to enhance the recovery process.

The position will report to the Wyoming/Montana Asset Leader of the North Business Unit (NBU) and would best be filled by an individual with accomplished skills in production engineering with emphasis in reservoir management production optimization, and an inherent ability to openly collaborate. Proven production engineering experience in CO2 EOR operations and field management is a plus.

Position Responsibilities:
Work in a multi-discipline asset team to develop and manage production performance in conventional waterflood and tertiary CO2 flood operations.
Point of contact for field operations.
Monitor production/injection/disposal well performance and conduct reservoir surveillance to develop action plans to maximize the value of the asset.
Assist regulatory analyst to insure mechanical integrity tests, plug and abandon activities, and other regulatory requirements are done in a timely fashion.
Monitor chemical program, stimulation program, and lease operating expense for efficiency and ways to improve.
Train and utilize engineering technicians to improve efficiency and effectiveness in performing reservoir management and optimization activities.
Desirable Qualifications
Exceptional team and interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work within a multidisciplinary team.
Ability to prioritize work and focus efforts to deliver value.
Independent, self-motivated, organized, creative and results-oriented.
Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to clearly convey practical concepts and relevant information to all levels of personnel, including executive management.
Industry Requirements
Minimum of 5+ years Production Engineering experience.
Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently.
Strong business acumen and demonstrated understanding of project economics
Experience with Spotfire, Cygnet, and IFM (MBal, Prosper, GAP) strongly preferred.
Education Requirements
Minimum B.S. in Petroleum Engineering.

Environmental & Physical Demands
Work will primarily be conducted in an office environment; travel may be required to district and field offices and/or oil and gas production facilities, with the occasional need to wear personal protective equipment. Position requires the ability to frequently communicate information and to manage the possible stress of an office environment. Work may include being stationary for long periods of time, with occasional movement about the office. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds is required. Position requires constant operation and viewing of a computer screen and other office machinery.
Location Type: Corporate (Plano)
Location: Plano
Employment Status: U1 Full time, Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt

Welcome to Denbury. A different kind of Oil Company.

Denbury Resources is an independent oil and natural gas company with 437.7 MMBOE of estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves, of which 83% is oil. Our operations are focused in two key operating areas: the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions. Our goal is to increase the value of our properties through a combination of exploitation, drilling and proven engineering extraction practices, with the most significant emphasis relating to carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (C02 EOR) operations.

Our employees are our most valued resource. We recognize that it is their ideas, passion and collective effort that produce winning results. Denbury attracts outstanding Talent, provides them with advanced technology and is committed to their future development. We offer challenging work to increase skills and experience.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Denbury adheres to a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace and as such all employees are subject to post-accident and random drug and alcohol screenings. Some positions require the wearing and use of personal protective equipment (respirators, FR clothing, protective eye wear, hearing protection, head protection, protective footwear, etc).

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Requisition #4721

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