Completions Engineer
Marathon Oil - Houston, TX

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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent international energy company engaged in exploration and production, oil sands mining and integrated gas. Based in Houston, Texas, the Company has a strong portfolio of assets delivering defined growth leveraged to crude oil production with exploration upside. At the end of 2011, Marathon Oil had net proved reserves of more than 1.8 billion barrels. The Company’s operations are located in North America, Europe and Africa.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of completions or production engineering experience, preferably in onshore ‘tight’ or ‘unconventional’ plays. At least two years of hydraulic fracturing design, evaluation, and field supervision is preferred. This position will be responsible for designing completions, preparing procedures, cost estimates, and other documentation. The majority of this positions time will be in the field at the wellsite supervising or assisting in the implementation and execution of well work procedures. All members of the completion team are also responsible for leading efforts in Health, Environment, and Safety (HES). This will consist of meeting with contractors, both on- and off-site, considering HES issues in completion and workover design, participating in incident investigations, generating corrective actions, and providing HES leadership while on location. Continuous improvement, both operationally and in HES issues, will require much interaction with Asset Team members, other NAPO asset engineers, completion contractors and field personnel.

Responsibilities:
Research, understand, and interpret cost drivers and risks associated with various completion procedures and utilize appropriate resources to implement safe and efficient completions of new wells.
Construct completion procedures with cost and time estimates and utilize best practices from a wide variety of operations.
Effectively communicate at various levels and with various audiences as well as across organizations.
Self motivated and able to work undirected alone as well as within a multifunctional team.
Maintain a positive attitude.
Monitor performance against schedule, plan, and cost and make solid recommendations for achieving completion goals.
Follow total well construction activities and understand implication of those activities on completion activities.
Provide safety leadership throughout completion operations. Participate in or lead incident investigations, vendor visits, or safety meetings as required.

Qualifications:
Degree Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required

Major Discipline Required:
Engineering

Years Experience Required:
Minimum of five years experience in onshore completion, production, or workover operations. Minimum two years of hydraulic fracturing design and field supervision.

Skills Required:
Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel.

Knowledge Required:
Gohfer and Wellview experience helpful.

Travel Required (%):
70%

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Based in Houston, Texas, Marathon Oil is an independent exploration and production (E&P) with activity in North America, Europe and...