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Field Operator - OK - Marathon

Posted on: 28-Feb-2012

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Position ID:  50526620 # Positions:  1
Location:  US-OK-Watonga Type:  Regular Full-Time
Category:  Operations
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Marathon Oil, an energy industry leader, is engaged in the worldwide exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas.  Marathon is currently seeking a Field Operator for the Watonga/Wheatland, OK operating area to efficiently maximize production from assigned wells, maintain surface separation and flow assurance equipment, and report/review production data in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

  • Ensure that all TOW and SCADA data are correct on a daily basis. Advise field supervision of any problems. 
  • Check for any safety or environmental related issues on location 
  • Check all plunger lift wells, make sure plungers are running properly; check daily gauges to verify loss or gain of pumped fluids.
  • Check gas lift wells and compression associated with gas lift, ensure gas volumes are correct.
  • Check pressure on tbg, csg, and surface csg for injection wells daily
  • Ensure that all wells are producing at maximum rates.
  • Check injection stations for proper lubrication, leaks, and unusual sounds. Report problems to supervisor.
  • Check all pumps (pneumatic, solar, electric or mechanical) to see if they are in proper working order or repair if needed.
  • Work with oil and gas purchasers for proper measurement and sales of oil and gas (including working tanks of oil for sales with proper documentation).
  • Check pumping units for maintenance as required.
  • Operation of gas compressors and flares as needed.
  • Ensure all pilots and burners are lit, if needed and functioning properly (good and clean flame), repair if needed.
  • Adhere to all Health, Environment, Safety and company policies and procedures. 
  • Check all locks and seals periodically
  • Complete TIER 1 audits in a timely manner
  • Self motivated individual with ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to utilize laptop PC and applicable software.
  • Excellent mechanical abilities and troubleshooting skills.
  • Field operator (pumper) experience or general oilfield exposure is highly preferred but not required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to:   work in temperature extremes or adverse weather conditions; to work both in and out of company-owned vehicle;  wear appropriate safety equipment; walk, bend, stoop and lift; work in several geographic locations each day.
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