Occidental Petroleum Completions Engineering Advisor in Houston, Texas

Title: Completions Engineering Advisor Location: United States-Texas-Houston Other Locations:

Oxy is a growing, action-oriented exploration and production company continually working to be one of industry’s best. Our success has and will continue to be dependent upon our talented workforce. We are currently looking for an experienced, motivated, creative and entrepreneurial individual for our completions engineer position within our Subsurface Technical Services & Support organization based in Houston, Texas. If your interests lie in driving aggressive development plans and growth projects while engaging in competitor analysis, surveillance, tactical execution and strategic planning across multiple disciplines (reservoir, geology, drilling, completions, operations and facilities) with the collaborative support and expertise required to deliver outstanding results, then this position may be the right fit for you. You will be part of an integrated team of highly qualified geoscientists, engineers, and technicians striving to expedite and optimize economic recovery of hydrocarbons from some of the largest, most challenging reservoirs in the U.S. You will find that the project inventory, the utilization of new technology, and the entrepreneur spirit are unique in the industry, providing the right candidates with a professionally fulfilling experience. Responsibilities include: This position will provide Completions Engineering expertise /support for shale and non-conventional reservoir plays. This role provides technical and economic analysis of various unconventional and shale completion techniques for exploration and development prospects. Position will coordinate with exploitation and development team members from the Business Units and corporate subject-matter experts to ensure goals are achieved. Design, recommendation and evaluation of completions trials is a key responsibility of this position. Ability to impartially evaluate new and emerging technologies using scientific methods is a must. Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering discipline or relevant field of study; • Experience in stimulation/completion design and execution in unconventional/shale and/or similar plays; • Proficient in running fracture modeling software, preferably Stimplan; • Experience in DFIT design and evaluation a plus; • Recent experience with horizontal/long lateral wells with multi-frac stage completions; • A minimum of eight years of relevant work experience in both E&P and Service companies; • Current on technology developments in unconventional reservoirs; • Innovative and creative thinker with a desire to challenge the status quo and conventional thinking with the ability to implement new ideas, processes and technologies; • Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities with the ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations with incomplete information and tight deadlines; • Excellent time management skills with ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently and meet tight deadlines; • Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills with experience working in a multi-discipline team environment; • Strong communication skills with ability to effectively share information to mentor/develop others. Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status