Halliburton United States Houston: Senior Scientist - Surfactant Chemistry in Houston, Texas

United States Houston: Senior Scientist - Surfactant Chemistry

Date: Sep 21, 2017

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032-2594

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


  • Operational familiarity with the chemical hygiene plan and the current HSE laboratory safety standards

  • Follows prescribed safety rules and regulations in performing assigned duties and assists lower level technicians in these areas

  • Applies theories, principles and practices to the research and development of new and improved products, processes and procedures

  • Performs research and experimentation at the limited direction of Scientific Leader, Scientific Advisors and Team Leaders

  • Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard scientific techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making significant adaptations and modifications

  • Devises new approaches to problems encountered

  • Plans, schedules and conducts work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation of scientific techniques, procedures and criteria

  • Document progress in laboratory notebooks, reports, patent disclosures and technical papers

  • Communicates well with technical client personnel

  • Participates in and contributes to professional societies

  • Incorporates Reliability, HSE, Quality analysis, and project management techniques in all job processes


  • PhD in chemistry, chemical or petroleum engineering or similar discipline preferred

  • Strong expertise in surfactant based hydraulic fracturing fluids design

  • Skills typically acquired through 0-4 years of working experience

  • Numerical simulation experience preferred

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


15865 Intl Plaza Dr #200, Houston, Texas, 77032-2594, United States

Job Details

Requisition Number: 42327

Experience Level: Experienced Hire

Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology

Product Service Line: Multi-Chem

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

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