Advisor Completions Engineer - ETC Shale Unit
Chevron Energy Tech Co - Township of Moon, PA

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Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Advisor Completions Engineer located in Moon Township, Pennsylvania through March 20th at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Candidates may need to work in Houston in a developmental role for several months, before moving to Moon Township.

Position Details:
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing completion engineering design and operations support to Appalachian Michigan Business Unit (AMBU) D&C organization.
  • Performing investigations into certain key areas or issues affecting well completion efficiency and looks for opportunities to leverage technology and best practices to improve well design and completion / well intervention operations.
  • Creating / maintaining a comprehensive database of key completion / well performance parameters and formation / produced fluid properties for all targeted shale wells.
  • Performing multi-variant analysis (ie: SpotFire, Transform-MVstats™, SLB-Mangrove, …) and Design of Experiments to identify key relationships and craft pilot testing initiatives focused on optimization of multi-stage fracturing operations.
  • Coordinating new technology evaluations and field pilot activity. Monitor leading-edge technologies in Chevron and industry-wide related to completion / stage-frac activities and looks for opportunities to introduce / pilot test / deploy them in value-added Chevron field applications.
  • Assist the creation of recommended operating procedures, guidelines, and best practice documents for shale completions and factory fracing operations.
  • Liaise between AMBU activity / needs and extended Chevron Energy Technology Company (ETC) support from the Shale Unit and other ETC D&C groups focused on troubleshooting completion problems.
  • Support technology development and strategic research programs in the area of stage-frac well completions for shale assets.
  • Serve as a key SME for the plug n' perf multi-stage frac method within ETC.
  • Provide technical guidance and technology / best practices / knowledge transfer between AMBU, other Business Units, and ETC geared towards all aspects of well engineering, fracture stimulation design, and operations related to shale asset well construction.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in similar roles: Diverse engineering and operations knowledge related to technology, rock mechanics theory, products, services, tools, materials, equipment, procedures, and practices which are relevant to designing and implementing horizontal stage-frac completions in shale asset development.
  • Diverse operational and engineering experience directly related to horizontal stage-frac completions in shale plays.
  • Proven understanding of how to navigate and leverage the operational capabilities, technologies, best practices, experience of service company partners, technical libraries, and/or other networking sources to support well completion planning and operations activity related to shale asset development.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Expertise around performing multi-variant analysis (ie: SpotFire).

    Relocation Options:

    Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

    International Considerations:

    Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

    Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

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