Sr. Staff Production Engineer in Houston, United States

at Murphy Oil
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted November 27, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


At Murphy Oil Corporation, we believe the rich experiences and backgrounds of our employees strengthen our Company, create a productive workforce, and drive our success. We encourage you to apply for the positions for which you meet the qualifications.
Work Schedule: USA - 9 hrs / day - 4 hrs on Fri
Company: Murphy Expl & Prod Co - USA
Division: Offshore Operations
Worksite: Houston - 0329
Location: Houston, Texas

Production surveillance for company operated and non-operated fields, coordinate through tubing well intervention activities, and provide support for new field development planning. As the well produces, the Production Engineer may be responsible in part for the design of well completions, subsurface and surface production facilities which are needed to produce the field and treat the produced fluids to produce oil and gas with the specifications required for transportation and sales. The Production Engineer is an integral member of the Area Asset Team and works in a collaborative environment.
Provide well surveillance on a day-to-day basis using available real time data streams, field reporting, decline curves, cumulative production, and ratios, to efficiently regulate the wells and meet production and financial targets.
Prepare recommendations and issue AFEs for well intervention activities such as production logging, well testing, electric and slick line operations, stimulation, artificial lift, and coiled tubing operations. Follow up by coordinating activities.
Provide support for new field development planning. This includes preparation of design basis for flowlines, chemical delivery systems and process equipment; determination of treating chemical requirements; management of chemical screening; and development of operating and flow assurance procedures.
Provide guidance on daily production activities, including management of producing rates, flow assurance and remedial well operations.
Work with field operations staff to insure production goals and cost controls are met.
Work with Reservoir Engineers and Geologists, determine the most efficient means to develop the well/field considering crude oil characteristics, GOR, water cut, depth and type of reservoir and perhaps most importantly, project economics.
Identify wells for production enhancements.
Explore additional technologies to enhance production from wells that are declining.
Communicate wellbore physical conditions and producing characteristics to reservoir engineering group, and work jointly to establish plans and recommendations for well recompletion and remedial services.
Interface to determine new field infrastructure requirements.
Communicate status of operational activities
Solicit proposals for: (a) services including well service/intervention, third party engineering/consulting support; and (b) supply of various well bore and production related materials. Follow up with vendors/contractors by providing all necessary support and direction. Maintain cost control.

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