Senior Petroleum Engineer in Laredo, United States

at Killam
Location Laredo, United States
Date Posted October 28, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Department: Engineering
Contact: Cliffe Killam (email)

Responsibilities could include:

Prepare AFE's and assist in economic justification for well work
Track and meet goals related to LOE and production
Analyze and interpret well, field, and economic data and provide control measures
Review well data and provide the engineering prospective with charts, maps, schematics, etc.
Design, initiate, and coordinate well procedures for completion, workover, and well maintenance
Provide engineering perspective with drilling & completions, formation evaluation, wireline, cementing, reservoir stimulation, artificial lift, facilities & pipelining
Evaluate, recommend, and justify artificial lift
Provide at-site supervision and well control, and ensure safety is implemented
Interpret formation geology, well and field potential, and economics
Act as documenting liaison with State of Texas RRC Oil & Gas division
Research inactive wells to locate new potential
Design Plug and abandon procedures
Manage service companies and evaluate performance, pricing and contracts, and efficiency
Design enhanced oil and gas recovery and fluid disposal projects
Maintain leases in accordance with surface and mineral owners
Desired Skills and Experience
BS in Petroleum engineering
Experience with field operations either through similar position or with oil field service company
10+ years of experience within production engineering
Ability for advancement and over time taking on a leadership role
Must be able to be a team player and work with field hands, engineering managers, service companies, and executive team
Strong work ethic and drive
Problem solver and ability to solicit solutions from engineering and non-engineering (but experienced in running workovers rigs) staff in the field
Organziation skills, timely handling of paper work, and communication to all relevant parties in the organization is critical

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