Senior Geoscience & Petroleum Engineering Advisor (OFS) - Palo Alto, CA in Palo Alto, United States

at General Electric
Location Palo Alto, United States
Date Posted May 14, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Role Summary:
About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE company is currently hiring a Senior Geoscience & Petroleum Engineering Advisor based in Palo Alto, California.

Essential Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be part of the HQ Global Geoscience and Petroleum Engineering team (GPE-Global). The main objective is supporting BHGE’s efforts to maintain technology leadership in sub-surface modelling of tight and unconventional plays to drive sales of BHGE solutions.
Provide technical support and review for selected global projects on advanced geo-mechanics for integrated studies. Analyze data and help define the range of key geomechanical uncertainties impacting resource development; drilling, completion and stimulation.
Propose, conduct and deliver 1D and 3D geo-mechanical evaluation using appropriate techniques and technologies to provide world class solutions for clients across all reservoir types and development scenarios of both exploration plays and developed assets.
Extensive experience using JewelSuite & ARGOSTM (3D advanced subsurface modeling) are required to deliver industry leading integrated reservoir studies aimed at delivering optimized field development plans for unconventional and tight plays.
This includes proposing drilling targets, cluster stage location and frac treatment schedules in order to optimize Expected Ultimate Recovery (EUR).
Assist with client visits for opportunity development, review of technical proposals and pricing.
Facilitate research and development success through publishing and presenting at technical conferences and industry forums.
Conduct training courses, as well as mentor and develop talent.
Work with global marketing by developing marketing brochures and web content.
Bachelor’s degree in Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering, or related discipline required
12+ years of relevant work experience in a variety of operating environments
Highly motivated with excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, proven Team Leadership skills; strong inter-personal, influencing and communication skills.
Demonstrate expert understanding of all geo-mechanical topics and ability to discuss BHGE tools and applications with clients.
Familiar with using and integrating geological, geo-mechanical and Engineering Data
Well versed in the use of JewelSuite & ARGOSTM software modelling tools as well as other geoscience software.
Ability to develop and promote new solutions and interpretation products.
Strong client focus with good networking skills.
Excellent technical writing and presentation skills.
Ability and willingness to train GPE and / or client staff.
Ability to work both independently, as well as part of multi-disciplinary teams working with an extensive, global client base.
Willingness and ability to travel globally as required.
Desired Characteristics:
Master’s degree or PHD preferred

Palo Alto, California

Baker Hughes, a GE company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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Locations: United States; California; PALO ALTO
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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