Operations Production Engineer Eagle Ford Asset
Statoil 64 reviews - Houston, TX

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As the Operational Production Engineer, reporting to the Operations Leader, you will be focused on identifying and executing projects to increase and maintain production on producing assets and decreasing lease operating expenses


Ensure all activities are performed safely, within relevant regulatory and company requirements, and in accordance with HSE standards

Coordinate operations to meet or exceed availability and production targets

Communicate with other team leaders to optimize day-to-day operational activities

Coordinate the daily work activities including leading third party personnel and contractors to ensure work is completed safely and efficiently

Identify options for OPEX reduction and production optimization


Recognize production enhancement opportunities for well optimization and recommend solutions

Work with field personnel to identify potential production issues and determine a course of action

Select, design and recommend downhole and surface configurations to enhance production

Design and optimize artificial lift and surface facilities performance

Write re-completion programs if needed

In conjunction with field personnel schedule and coordinate well work to optimize production

Oversee cost control and budget monitoring

Identifying and modeling inflow performance, artificial lift, chemical injection and integrity requirements for both production and injection wells

Prepare technical reports for engineering and management personnel

Ability to work in a team environment including: Reservoir Engineering, Facilities, Operation and Maintenance, Production Accounting and Regulatory

Facilities design

Perform additional special projects and duties as directed by management


Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or related discipline

5 - 10 years of experience of operations experience, working with a producer/operator or service provider

Strong background in production of oil, gas and condensate

Software experience should include: Synergy, Aries, OFM, Prosper, Perform Nodal analysis software

Strong MS Office skills: Excel spreadsheets, Word, Powerpoint & Outlook

Travel to the field to support operations as needed

Personal Qualities

Use foresight, and identify opportunities and challenges
Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas
Challenge accepted truths and enter unfamiliar territory
Make clear demands on each other and push for constructive change
Understand and manage risk
Be truthful and act with integrity
Be curious, work together and share experience
Promote and value diversity
Communicate in a precise way, give and accept constructive feedback
Bring up ethical issues and challenges immediately
Deliver on promises
Continuously develop sound expertise, demonstrate commercial awareness and customer orientation
Strive for simplification and clarity, and focus on value-adding activities
Act decisively and be loyal to decisions
Show dedication and endurance, follow through and pay attention to important details
Cause zero harm to people and prevent accidents
Reduce the negative impact of our activities and products on the environment
Act within the law and comfortably within our own ethical policy
Demonstrate social responsibility and contribute to sustainable development
Respect the individual, help others to succeed and contribute to a positive working environment

We Offer

Statoil offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Statoil is an equal opportunity employer.

General Information

Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

About this company
64 reviews
Statoil ASA (Statoil), formerly StatoilHydro ASA is an integrated energy company based in Norway with locations in approximately 40 other...