Production Surveillance and Optimization Engineer in Houston, United States

at Imperial Oil
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted February 4, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (URC) in Spring, Texas is seeking a Surveillance & Optimization Engineer with a focus on production modeling (physics and/or data analytics based) and optimization. The incumbent will be responsible for staying abreast of current market innovations and seeking potential applications to the oil and gas business. The role will leverage the relationship with industry partners and search for opportunities to add value between upstream companies.

The position requires the incumbent to:

Review, investigate and understand current market trends and available products
Create, develop and implement field applications with innovative solutions

Job Role Responsibilities

Perform state-of-the-art research in Upstream Oil & Gas Production Surveillance & Optimization
Execute and manage projects and field research programs through team collaborations
Communicate and present research internally and externally
Provide technical support to production units
Research areas include
Production surveillance / optimization workflows
Mathematical modeling of production systems and/or data analytics
Multiphase flow, wellbore hydraulics
Qualifications and Experience

Graduate-level training (PhD preferred) in Chemical, Mechanical, or Petroleum Engineering, or a related discipline
Minimum 5 years industry experience, preferably in production engineering, reservoir engineering, or drilling / subsurface engineering disciplines
Strong background in numerical methods, statistics/machine learning, data analytics and/or optimization methods
Scripting experience using high-level languages like Matlab, Python, R, SAS, etc.
Creative thinker that is an integrator and linker of concepts
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of technical and non-technical individuals in a diverse community
Experience in coordinating and managing industrial projects preferred, but not required

United States : Houston, Texas

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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