Sr Production/Operations Engineer - Texas, Plano

at Total
Location Plano, Texas
Date Posted February 1, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


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Job Specifications

Professional area : Drilling Well Operations, Operations Exploitation

Functional Discipline(s) : Production General Responsabilities

Country : USA


Employment Type : Regular position

Experience Level Required : more than 10 years

Place of work : TEXAS-PLANO(USA)

Business segment : Exploration and Production

Job Description

Job Activities:

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Monitor, analyze, and oversee the completions and production operations for an area of the Barnett field.

    <li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Mentor other engineers, in a senior engineer capacity.<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Lead the development of operational best practices and sharing lessons-learned with the other engineers, including group discussions, presentations, and technical reports.<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Lead operational projects that impact the entire asset.<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Responsible for completions, production, and operations for a dedicated area<ul "=""><li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Responsible for the planning of new completions and any recompletions, including procedure and AFE preparation<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Work closely with other team members to ensure that the asset development activities (drilling, completions, construction) can progress on schedule<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Working closely with reservoir in evaluating well performance drivers and the development of well stimulation plans<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Define production objectives with input from reservoir engineer<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Monitor and analyze actual production and variances<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Anticipate/mitigate liquid loading of the wells by implementing gas well deliquification methods,<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Trouble-shoot wells (bottom-hole surveys, build-up tests, CBL) and prepare workover procedures and AFEs to return wells to optimal production status (tubing/GLV repairs/modifications, casing repairs, gel/cement squeezes, etc), as well as plugging & abandonment of older uneconomic wells<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Carry-out frequent and regular well reviews with the field personnel to optimize production and expenses<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Take into account the land requirements and ensure production stays within the lease terms

<li "=""><span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Responsible for artificial lift equipment design and optimization, including plungers, gas-lift, chemical injection, capillary strings, pumping units. Scope also includes investigation of new methods of artificial lift for the Barnett

  • <span "=""><font "=""><font "="">Responsible for the optimization of the operating costs (LOE) by identifying key drivers for high LOE, assessing the economic performance of individual wells, defining a strategy to improve cost efficiency, implementing actions in the field and evaluating the results

Profile sought

  • <font "=""><font "="">Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Petroleum Engineering
  • <font "=""><font "="">10+ years of related work experience in oil and gas production operations
  • <font "=""><font "="">Excellent written and verbal English communications skills
  • <font "=""><font "="">Demonstrated presentation abilities
  • <font "=""><font "="">Able to quickly learn new software and company specific applications
  • <font "=""><font "="">Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of co-workers, clients, and other external contacts
  • <font "=""><font "="">Frequent travels to the Barnett field and field office

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