Production Engineer
WPX Energy - Minot, ND

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Work as part of an operational team that includes production engineers and production operations personnel.
  • Proactive in Environmental, Safety, and Health standards and practices.
  • Evaluate historical production to identify and recommend opportunities for production enhancement and minimizing lease operating expenses.
  • Track and monitor production volumes and lease operating expenses.
  • Evaluate and recommend artificial lift optimization opportunities.
  • Implement expense work over jobs, track and evaluate past work over jobs.
  • Work closely with completions, facility construction and SCADA/measurement teams.
  • Monitor chemical treatment programs for scale or corrosion inhibition.
    • Must have prior experience in workover design and supervision, production optimization, and ongoing production and maintenance operations activities.
    • Experience with beam pumping oil wells desired.
    • 3+ years industry experience, primarily in production engineering.
    • Some reservoir engineering experience is preferred.
    • Experience in Bakken/ThreeForks reservoirs desired.
    • Prior experience/working knowledge of Aries/OGRE, IHS Power Tools and Cygnet or related software desired.
    • Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills to handle multiple tasks with changing and conflicting responsibilities and accountabilities.
    • Must be self-motivated and an enthusiastic team player capable of completing tasks with minimum direction of others to meet sensitive deadlines and production goals.
    • B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering or equivalent

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    WPX Energy specializes in producing natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids from non-conventional resources such as tight-sands and shale...