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  • Job reference: RMS0096727

Advanced Operations Engineer (Eagle Ford)-Houston

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/08/2011
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The Role:
We are currently looking for an experienced Advanced Operations Engineer for our Houston location as part of our Eagle Ford shale resource play


The successful candidate will be responsible for well planning and geosteering tasks during drilling of wells on Marathon’s acreage in the Eagle Ford play in South Texas. This position will report to the Well Planning Supervisor for the Eagle Ford Asset Team and will be located in Houston.


Generate geologic prognoses for each new well.
Work with development team to implement data gathering programs.
Coordinate efforts of vendors for logging, coring, mud logging.
Be onsite for logging and coring operations as necessary.
Monitor wells during drilling utilizing geosteering to ensure that well paths are kept within acceptable tolerances.
Work with development staff and drilling to make course corrections in a timely manner to minimize well cost.
Ensure well data is provided to partners as required on a timely basis.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Degree: Bachelors required

Major Discipline: Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

Years Experience Required: Minimum 5 years total industry experience

Travel Required: up to 25%

Computer Proficiencies: Intermediate PC skills are required in Microsoft desktop suites. Experience with Geosteering Tools (Boresite), Geographix, GIS, Landmark, and onshore data bank software suites are preferred.
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