United States Houston: Principal Engineer - Petrophysical Apps

at Halliburton
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted October 12, 2017
Category Petroleum Engineer
Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


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  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving complex engineering problems during the development and application of new and improved products andd processes.
  • May design and implement reservoir and/or wellbore fluid treatment and placement applications.
  • May apply advanced fluid mechanics theory and develop designs and models for the rheological characterization of fluids, flow modeling, solids transport, viscoelasticity, and friction.
  • May develop and apply advanced geomechanics technologies in the areas of mini-frac analysis, formation sanding potential, wellbore stability assessment, pore pressure prediction, stress analysis and mechanical property determination.
  • May develop and implement advanced reservoir engineering techniques in areas of production decline analysis, well test analysis, fluid flow in porous media, and production simulation.
  • May perform numerical modeling, data analysis, correlation and model development on complex projects utilizing existing commercial software and may develop new modeling software.
  • May develop complex chemical products and processes by providing chemical and engineering analysis applicable to need.
  • May design and perform complex specialized tests and simulations including design and construction of modeling apparatus and data acquisition systems.
  • May lead the development and testing of software products by providing engineering functions and may provide field support for existing software products.
  • Prepares detailed project plans and as project manager is accountable for performance of projects according to plan.
  • Resolves technical/operational questions and/or negotiates with representatives of other organizations and may be considered a subject matter expert in a technical field.
  • Prepares technical training materials and makes technical presentations as called upon to facilitate technology transfer.
  • Provides technical guidance to technicians, engineers, or chemists and is consulted for engineering interpretations and advice.
  • Incorporates HSE awareness, regulations, best practices, product/process reliability and quality into the development of products and processes.
  • Demonstrates innovation by contributing inventions, patents, or new designs/techniques which are regarded as advances in the field.
  • Participates in and contributes to professional societies through technical papers, officer positions, committee memberships, etc.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, or similar discipline and a minimum of 7 years related experience.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States

Job Details

Requisition Number: 45504
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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