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Sr. Production Engineer - CO WPX Energy

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Requisition Number 12-0039
Post Date 9/26/2012
Title Sr Production Engineer
City Parachute
State CO
  • Provide engineering support for production operations of tight gas wells and possible horizontal shale wells.
  • Develop and monitor work-over program proposals.
  • Technical duties include conduct production enhancement of existing wells (i.e., recompletion, well repair, plunger lift installations, compressor installations, gas lift, etc.)
  • Prepare AFE's and project packages for Management approval
  • Recommend and oversee chemical injection programs of producing wells for corrosion and scale inhibition.
  • Analyze well repair economics, production decline curves, well histories, and reduce operating expense and overall well failure rate.
  • Work closely with production operations personnel and reservoir engineers in the region office on well reviews, troubleshooting, well enhancement, and results.
  • Participate in well reviews with Denver teams and field personnel.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be required at the direction of the Engineering Manager
  • Solid engineering skills 8 or more years oil and gas engineering experience and oil and gas operational knowledge
  • Knowledge of natural gas production operations preferred Aries/economic evaluation skills and reservoir engineering analysis
  • Cased hole workover experience
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and technical writing
  • Possess patterns of reasoning and logic needed in a potentially multi-faceted and fast paced program
  • Uses logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Ability to make good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment
  • Utilizing creativity and the ability to work interdependently is mandatory
  • Possess basic negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with people at all levels
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, sense of integrity, organized self-starter, desire to succeed, ability to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team to accomplish the goals set out
  • Embrace right values and model the way with the WPX Energy culture
  • Education Level - Bachelor's Level in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline