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Research Production Technologist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/01/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Job Description

The PTX, Unconventional Technologies group is focused on developing new technologies to address the key challenges of the Unconventional businesses. The successful candidate will work with internal partners (CTE, Unconventional business, iShale, other PTX groups) to generate, develop, and implement new technologies in the area of completion, stimulation and production to reduce completion cost and enhanced well productivity. The successful candidate will also be required to generate new ideas aligned to business needs to fill the project funnel.

This position is going to require the ability to translate in-depth scientific knowledge to practical application. The position will also require the ability to effectively work across multiple groups and disciplines to align to the ways of working in the PTX organization. To connect well and foster relationships with the Unconventional businesses and to understand their key challenges. To build a positive reputation through delivery on projects and value generation.

Skill and Requirements
- Master's Degree or Ph.D. in Engineering field related in Petroleum, Mechanical, Physics and/or Mathematics
- Minimum of 5 years experience in related file with a deep technical background
- Production Technologist with demonstrated track record of innovation through publication and/or project delivery.
- Expertise in Production Technology, particularly in Unconventionals.
- Deep technical knowledge in both the practical and operational aspects of completions and stimulations as well as fundamentals, especially hydraulic fracturing.
- Expertise in advanced modeling such as (Gohfer, IPSM software, Matlab, FEA). Candidates with expertise in Computational Fluid Dynamics are encouraged.
- Knowledge in Sand Management for Unconventional wells and WRFM.
- Knowledge in multiphase flow and particle transport.
- Knowledge in hydraulic fracturing treatment pressure analysis and diagnostics for fracture characterization.
- Knowledge of Systems Engineering
- Strong Project Management Skills
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to foster relationships.
- Superior Stakeholder Management Skills
- Self-starter with a positive, "can-do" attitude.

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