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Production Supervisor - TX - Marathon

Posted on: 28-Feb-2012

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Position ID:  50525461 # Positions:  1
Location:  US-TX-PLEASANTON Type:  Regular Full-Time
Category:  Operations
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Marathon Oil Company is looking for an experienced Production Supervisor for our Pleasanton, TX location as part of the Eagle Ford shale resource play.  Marathon has purchased assets in the core of the Eagle Ford shale formation in Texas in a transaction valued at $3.5 billion.  With these assets, Marathon’s production is expected to increase to approximately 80,000 net boe per day by 2016 with the expectation to drill 250 – 300 wells per year over the next five to eight years. This acquisition establishes Marathon’s position in the highest value oil and condensate core area of the Eagle Ford shale.


Direct reports include field operators as well as managing relationships with third party contractors. The position requires good communication skills and teamwork. This role will be responsible for guiding the local team and ensuring strong working relationships with other Eagle-Ford business groups to plan and implement well remedial activities, arrange maintenance activities, and support the SCADA and site security process on existing facilities. Excellent communication with construction personnel is essential. Candidate will work with governmental agencies to comply with state and local regulations and local land owners to maintain Marathon’s reputation as a Safe, Clean and Responsible operator. 

  • Continue to drive the Safety Culture and ensure safe and environmentally responsible work practices by clearly communicating and living HES values, proactively managing contract labor force, ensuring timely completion of and participating in field audits and inspections. Be a proactive participant and leader in the Company BBS, GPS assessments and auditing programs, and ensure timely investigation and effective corrective actions are implemented on incidents/near misses to prevent recurrence. Ensure that all Company and contract employees remain in compliance with safety and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Lead, supervise, and provide direction for all employees and contractors working within the area of responsibility. Manage contractor usage to achieve safe and cost-effective operations.
  • Strive to produce all wells at optimum rates. Manage operating expenses for the area. Seek new and innovative production enhancement opportunities. Once changes are identified, quickly implement them.
  • Ensure operating and regulatory compliance procedures are followed (and lead development of new procedures as required) by Company and contract personnel in order to maximize the value and efficiency of existing operation.
  • Work closely with Construction and Maintenance personnel to prioritize the maintenance of existing infrastructure (facilities & pipelines). Goal is to ensure safe, clean responsible overall operations to support the successful business model.
  • Plan and coordinate future operational events. Communicate the plans and results to team members and management.
  • Work closely with engineers and field operators to frequently review production. Participate in periodic detailed production review meetings with operating personnel. Positively interact with office and field personnel in a manner that creates anatmosphere of creativity, cooperation, and attention to the safety of all personnel, the environment and company assets.
  • Maintain good working relationships to help ensure that Marathon lives its values with key stakeholders, including contract companies, regulatory agencies and members of the public.

Education:                             HS Diploma or Equivalent

Experience:                           Previous supervisor experience in onshore oil & gas production operations and field optimization highly preferred. Experience in well operations (gas lift, plunger lift, pumping units) and workover/well intervention is also preferred.  5 years Oil & Gas experience is required.

Computer Skills:                  Microsoft Office products, SAP, Management of Change system, COGZ, TOW 

Certifications:                       None Required

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