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Laredo, TX 78041
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Oklahoma City, OK
PO&G Resources is a rapidly growing, twenty-three-year-old private oil and gas company. With our growing operations in Oklahoma and the launch of a second investor fund, the company is hiring an Operations Engineer for its gas and oil operations in Oklahoma.
This position will be located in Oklahoma City (El Reno) and will be responsible for engineering, monitoring, and optimizing well operations to ensure efficient production while maintaining safety, regulatory, and environmental compliance.
Roles and Responsibilities include:
Working with a team of field personnel to:
Location: Position will be located in company's El Reno, OK office west of Oklahoma City
Reports to: Senior Operations Engineer/Oklahoma Asset Manager
· B.S. in Petroleum/Mechanical Engineering
· Minimum 5 years experience
· Oil and gas experience required
Skills and Competencies:
Represent company in a positive, professional manner at all times and in all interactions
Possess strong problem-solving skills
Accountable for actions and results
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with internal and external customers
Demonstrate strong leadership skills and good management practices
Ability to act with a high degree of independence
Analytical, quick-thinking, ability to review complex problems and propose effective solutions
Strong ability to prepare and review complex engineering calculations and analyses
Self-motivated with a high level of individual initiative
Must have the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship
Periodic off-hours on-call status will apply
Successful candidate must be willing to submit to a background check and drug screen
Salary commensurate with experience and education
PO&G acquires conventional and unconventional oil and gas properties and increases their value by improving operations such as artificial lift, water flood optimization, and vertical infill drilling. The company's current oil and gas properties are located in: Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas, Indiana, Wyoming, North Dakota, Utah and Mississippi. West Texas, Indiana, and Oklahoma are the company's largest operating regions. Current gross / net production is 5,000 / 3,500 BOE/D. The company plans to continue its historical growth rate by doubling production every three years.
The company thrives as a result of its opportunistic, entrepreneurial culture, and has attracted select, high-impact personnel from a variety of oil companies and Wall Street firms. Company employees have the opportunity to involve themselves in a broad range of new activities as properties are acquired, providing constant challenge and growth opportunities. Direct exposure to top management ensures a rewarding, non-bureaucratic work environment.
Houston, TX 77056
The responsibilities will include duties related to operations, completions, non-operating operations, budget planning, and business development necessary for the Operations department to be successful. This position is located near Galleria, Houston, Texas. Level and salary commensurate with experience.
Essential Job Functions
o Work closely with the field and corporate teams to ensure safe and efficient operations
o Investigate alternate fracture stimulation applications .
o Work with Reservoir and Geology to identify key components for improving stimulation treatments to achieve the right balance of cost and performance.
o Interact with govt. regulatory officials to ensure proper approvals and permits.
o Evaluate stimulation companies and work to develop best in class vendors . .
o Review drilling and workover communications from Operators and notify management team when unusual events on operations for partner projects.
o Coordinate and track budgets for operated projects. Incorporate the technical aspects of development plans including identification of potential constraints on implementation and the impact on budget. Track actual spending to ensure that projects meet budget objectives.
o Assist in acquisitions by working closely with geology, land, operations, to estimate reserves and future cost impacts for the economic model.
This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.
Functions as the company's expert in in petroleum engineering. Provides technical support within the Gas Storage Operations and Reservoir Integrity and Engineering organizations for operation, maintenance, integrity verification and capital improvements. Primary focus is workover design and implementation, with adherence to SoCalGas standards and API best practices, cost estimation, field work supervision, and regulatory compliance assurance.
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