IRC14574 - Completions Engineer
Newfield Exploration - Houston, TX

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Brief Posting Description

The Completions Engineer will play a key role in delivering planning and execution of cost-effective completion designs for new wells.

Detailed Description
  • Prepare completion program including flow modeling, stress analysis, equipment specification and selection and cost estimates
  • Ensure completion programs, program amendments and dispensation to policy are prepared on schedule and are adequately risk assessed
  • Liaise with sub-surface and production team to ensure life-of-field requirements are built into the completion design
  • Monitor all aspects of well completion operations and evaluate operations execution
  • Perform post-analyses and benchmarking the results as well as documenting key learnings from post appraisals
  • Observing service company inspections
  • Recommend engineering studies to improve completion operational performance

Job Requirements
  • Experience designing and optimizing well completion/recompletion utilizing fracture stimulation, acid, foam and other stimulation techniques
  • Familiar with a wide range of artificial lift applications for oil and gas wells including rod pump, submersible pump, gas lift, plunger lift, etc.
  • Proficient in CT, snubbing, WOR, operations wireline
  • Experience with flow assurance issues associated with high wax/paraffin oil production
  • Experience in production optimization related to gas lift completions
  • Experience in both vertical and horizontal well work
  • Demonstrated experience working with multi-disciplinary teams, including field personnel
  • Willingness and ability to travel to field locations as needed
  • Ability to coordinate and support multiple service providers and field personnel with clarity in a fast paced environment

Additional Details
  • 5+ years experience as a Completions Engineer
  • Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Engineering, preferably Petroleum Engineering
  • Travel is required to field locations/drilling sites

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