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Engineer Production

Company: Diamondback Energy
Location: Midland
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Engineer Production

Department: Production

Summary: The Production Engineer is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of wells, including constant monitoring of well performance. You will be responsible for maximizing production and profitability. You will be expected to assess the production capabilities and economic value of the wells assigned to you. You will also be tasked with designing and implementing well completions, subsurface, and surface production facilities. The Production Engineer is an integral member of the team and will need to work effectively in a collaborative environment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create cost estimates and AFEs for new drill wells, workovers, completions, and well maintenance operations.
  • Assess costs and estimate the production capabilities and economic value of oil and gas wells; to evaluate the economic viability of potential drilling sites.
  • Monitor production trends, design workover, and intervention programs in order to maximize oil recovery.
  • Coordinate with Reservoir Engineers, Geologists, and Frac Specialist to optimize new well completions.
  • Coordinate with Field Operations and Production Surveillance teams to optimize base production.
  • Collaborate on artificial lift selection and design.
  • Design, analyze and make recommendations to optimize artificial lift systems.
  • Analyze well failures and make recommendations for optimization.
  • Coordinate with Reservoir Engineers and Geologists in developing capital programs.
  • Track and monitor capital spending to ensure compliance with capital budgets.
  • Coordinate with Field Operations to develop LOE budget.
  • Track and monitor LOE spending to ensure compliance with LOE budgets.
  • Provide technical support to Field Operations, Drilling, Reservoir Engineering, and Geology
  • May require frequent visits to field locations. Required Qualifications:
    • B.S. in an Engineering discipline.
    • Minimum of two (2) years prior experience as a Production Engineer.
    • Minimum of two (2) years experience in oil shale plays and unconventional assets.
    • Must possess a minimum of one (1) year of experience with rod design, nodal analysis, or ESP design programs.
    • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Two (2) years of Permian Basin experience.
      • One (1) year of field production operations experience
      • Two (2) years of horizontal and multiple stage completion experience is a plus.
      • Working knowledge of government regulations and permitting requirements.
      • Motivated self-starter capable of performing with minimal supervision

        This position is not eligible for relocation assistance

        Work Authorization:

        Diamondback Energy is not currently sponsoring employment visas for this position

Keywords: Diamondback Energy, Midland , Engineer Production, Professions , Midland, Texas

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