Production Engineer IV in Williston, United States

at Whiting Petroleum Corporation
Location Williston, United States
Date Posted January 20, 2020
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position Summary:
Monitors and evaluates well systems to maximize the production and operation of oil and gas products. Assures that producing properties operate at a maximum economic rate and comply with governmental and contractual requirements. Incumbent is viewed as a qualified, fully competent professional and has a strong logical approach to risk assessment and decision making.
Job Duties:
Identify and implement opportunities to improve production through optimization and stimulation of wells
Identify and implement opportunities for cost reduction and help support technical excellence of the operating staff and field operating personnel
Provide well allocation equations and well target guidelines based on MPFM tests and voidage replacement factors
Provide support to field well operations personnel in the management of the field and identify problem wells
Prepare well workover and completion procedures
Develop new techniques and approaches to reduce lease operating expenses and maximize base production
Coordinate & supervise production, drilling, pump installations, and workovers with Asset and/or Operations Manager
Be proficient with all forms of artificial lift, specifically gas lift, ESPs, and rod lift systems.
Perform data analytics to reduce mechanical downtime.
B.S. or M.S. degree in an Engineering field
Minimum of eight years of industry experience
Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations and procedures associated with facilities
Must be willing to travel
Familiar with SROD/QROD, Spotfire, XSPOC, ARIES, and WellView
Job/Office Conditions:
Must be comfortable in various work settings including office, field, plant, and pipeline facilities
Indoor/Outdoor environments
Computer work is required
Light Travel
Safety Concerns:
Must be familiar with the safety procedures at each different facility
H2S training
EEO Statement:
Whiting Petroleum Corporation does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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