Production Optimization Engineer in Long Beach, United States

at Amplify Energy
Location Long Beach, United States
Date Posted September 6, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Amplify Energy (AMPY) operates the three Beta Offshore oil platforms in Federal waters off the coast of Long Beach, CA. Amplify is currently looking for employees who put safety first and have a strong work ethic.Under the direction of the VP Operations the Production Optimization Engineer works with other technical disciplines as well as field personnel to establish processes to systematically optimize production in a safe and cost-effective manner.Lead Amplify Energy's Production Optimization Initiative for offshore California. Work with Area Operations Teams to identify opportunities and establish a consistent process to improve production.The primary focus of the position is to optimize and troubleshoot well completion designs, remedial workovers and recompletions, daily production, and waterflood effectiveness and performance.Additionally, this position provides direction and guidance to the Rig Crews and Production Superintendents regarding well related issues.Essential FunctionsReviews well files and develops procedures and cost estimates for authorization for expenditures (AFE's) for recompletions and complex workovers. Obtains bids and coordinates equipment and personnel for the field operations.Manage capital programs involving project management of completions of new wells and recompletions of existing wells from planning to execution, providing cost evaluations and assessments through to project racking.Reviews and approves all operated and non-operated authorization for expenditures (AFE), for the assigned area.Monitors daily production activities, weekly cash flow projections, and non-op reports and contracts related to operations.Responsible for well surveillance, identifying and carrying out production improvement opportunities on wells and facilities.Identify and implement opportunities to improve production through optimization and stimulation of wells.Implement reservoir surveillance to improve performance of injection projects.Identify and implement opportunities for cost reduction and track results.Help support technical excellence of the operating staff and field operating personnel, and work closely with multi-disciplinary teams.Coordinates reviews with field operations and engineering personnel to optimize individual well performance.Additional duties as assigned.Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related DisciplineA minimum of 12 years of related industry experienceExtensive artificial lift experienceWorking knowledge of well and facilities operationsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experienced in prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines with the flexibility to respond to changing needs.Must have superior written and verbal communication skills coupled with maturity and confidence.Ability to independently articulate a clear and actionable strategy that meets objectives.Demonstrated ability to effectively interact at all levels and exercise good judgment in dealing with confidential information and materials.Experience with oil production and drilling; offshore experience preferred.Amplify Energy values safety first and promotes a culture of safety throughout our organization. Amplify offers excellent benefits, a convenient downtown Long Beach office location, competitive pay, including bonus and retention potential. We are an EEOC employer.If you are interested in joining our great company please apply on our website:https://careers-amplifyenergy.icims.comJob Type: Full-timeEducation:Bachelor's (Preferred)

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