United States Houston: Sr Engineer - Petrophysical Applications in Houston, United States

at Halliburton
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted January 4, 2018
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent


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Job Responsibilities

Under general direction, demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving engineering problems during the development and application of new and improved products and processes.
May design and implement reservoir and/or wellbore fluid treatment and placement applications.
May apply advanced fluid mechanics theory and design to the rheological characterization of fluids, flow modeling, solids transport, viscoelasticity, and friction.
May 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 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 utilizing existing commercial software and assist in development of new modeling software.
May develop chemical products and processes by providing chemical and engineering analysis applicable to need.
May design and perform specialized tests and simulations including design and construction of modeling apparatus and data acquisition systems.
May assist in development and testing of software products by providing engineering functions and may provide field support for existing software products.
Assist in the preparation of detailed project plan and performance of the project as directed by project leaders and management.
Resolve technical/operational questions with representatives of other organizations.
Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations.
Consequences of error are easily measured and can be confined.

Minimum Requirements

Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Physics, Science, or similar relevant discipline
Minimum of 4 years related experience.
Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for a higher level role given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available. 

Other Experience

Experience with fiber optic sensing systems used for downhole fiber optic monitoring.  Technologies include Rayleigh/Raman/Brillouin based distributed sensing systems, FBG/Fabry-Perot based point sensors, intrinsic/extrinsic sensing concepts, wavelength/phase/intensity based sensing concepts.
Knowledge and operation of Distributed Temperature Sensing, Distributed Acoustic Sensing and Distributed Strain Sensing systems.
Knowledge of data interpretation techniques used for reservoir monitoring,
Full product/project based experience from initial concept to transition in manufacturing and field operations.
Experience with industry committees, committee member, chair/co-chair, review of trade journals
Published papers in peer-reviewed journals, filed patents, internal formal reports
Oil field knowledge and field experience
Project Management, team leadership, management of direct reports
Six Sigma training, DFX, DOE, FMEA, VAVE, Value Stream Mapping.
Knowledge of software development processes.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States 
Job Details
Requisition Number: 50745 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
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