Production Engineer Technical Specialist
Principal Duties, Responsibilities or Accountabilities:
- Strong team player, leader and communicator that is results driven, but places high value on safety; the environment; and regulatory compliance in a team environment.
Must be operationally and technically strong in the areas of onshore production optimization / operations.
Must have ability to develop and manage multiple, fast track projects with dedication to obtaining desired results and a strong drive for continuous improvement.
Must be flexible and capable of traveling and working in the field as required.
Must possess strong leadership and motivational skills in order to achieve maximum results in a diverse workforce.
Horizontal well completions; unconventional reservoirs; and facilities engineering experience a plus.
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
Good PC skills are required.
Minimum 10 years related experience is required.
Engineering degree is required. Petroleum Engineering degree a plus.
- Work as an active team member with geoscientists, landmen, drilling engineers, facilities engineers, production operations, regulatory analysts, reservoir engineers and others in a dynamic, fast paced organization.
Daily surveillance and evaluation of producing wells in assigned areas, assuring that performance is maximized.
Understand and follow all HSE and regulatory practices.
Work with field engineering counterparts to identify, evaluate and implement new technologies that can aid in the production of shale wells.
Work with team in the development of LOE and production budgets and forecasts.
Review financial statements - ensure accuracy of reported information and identify cost reduction potential.
Planning and design of production, remedial and other well operations required to optimize asset performance.
Write procedures and justification for approved optimization / well intervention / remedial projects in assigned areas.
Provide engineering support for ongoing operations in assigned areas. Work with production superintendents during the execution of projects in a manner that delivers projects:
within 10% of AFE estimates with respect to costs and initial production rates;
improved cost, production and cycle time efficiency ;
are HSE or regulatory compliant;
Analyze results of implemented projects and present same to peers and management.
Identify and document best practices for production of horizontal gas wells.
Respond quickly to the needs of field personnel so that well production is maximized and downtime is minimized.
Provide engineering support for various divisional initiatives and studies as required.
Work with facilities engineer and production ops to ensure proper surface facilities are in place and optimized.
Aggressively solve problems & deficiencies when they occur.
Record and share lessons learned; conduct post well reviews as necessary.
Provide leadership and training for less experienced staff.
SouthWestern Energy Company - 13 months ago