Staff Petroleum Engineer in Sidney, United States

at Nebraska State Government
Location Sidney, United States
Date Posted June 23, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Performs, monitors and regulates all facets of Petroleum Engineering including Production, Operations, Reservoirs, Drilling and Completion Engineering while maintaining electronic databases.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Examples of Work

Reviews and approves applications for Notices of Intent to Drill new oil and gas wells; reviews and recommends approval of injection well applications; reviews and approves applications to plug and abandon wells; develops cost estimates and schedules for well abandonments by the Commission; writes plugging and abandonment procedures for wells to be abandoned by Commission; maintains formation tops, completion information and drill stem test data for electronic well files; evaluates and upgrades historic drill stem test and core data in electronic database; performs geological and engineering studies utilizing PETRA mapping program; witnesses testing or plugging operations on regulated wells as necessary; coordinates with Field Inspections inspection requirements.
Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in petroleum engineering or petroleum geology plus training in evaluation of mechanical, electrical and radioactive well logs and three years' experience as petroleum engineer or geologist.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Effective communication skills. (These may be acquired on the job and are needed to perform the work assigned.) Receives personal conferences as needed. Requires knowledge of oil and gas reservoirs and engineering principles. Must be self-motivated with ability to analyze petroleum problems.

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