Sr. Well/Production Engineer/Sr Well/Production Engineer II in Omaha

at Northern Natural Gas
Location Omaha
Date Posted April 28, 2021
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Full Time

Description

Sr. Well/Production Engineer/Sr Well/Production Engineer II Job Number: Description Participate in planning, support, and execution of new well construction projects

Provide designs for new well installations that will create optimal well performance and gas recovery for varied reservoir types and subsurface conditions

Ensure the timely and accurate gathering of well injection, withdrawal and water production data, as well as monitor and assess data trends from all wells at Northern storage fields

Evaluate well performance over time to make informed decisions for well workover scope or intervention

Provide primary oversight, and in cooperation with storage field Operations Managers, maintain well integrity and comply with regulations by managing any and all well work activities, including but not limited to workovers, integrity testing (MFL, MIT, GRN, cement bond log, noise log, etc.) and repair and replacements for Northern underground storage facilities

Make recommendations as needed relative to well stimulation, stabilization, changes in completion zones, tubing and all other well components

Conduct well flow tests and performance calculations, as appropriate

Recommend modification or maintenance on well downhole and surface facilities where needed to improve well performance and address integrity issues

Coordinate with reservoir engineer and geologist to continually improve gas recovery of Northern UGS reservoirs

Coordinate with reservoir engineer and geologist to ensure regulatory compliance and any required regulatory reporting or reporting to management

Perform additional responsibilities as assigned

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function) The purpose of this position is to design, engineer and construct new gas storage wells based on a subsurface and surface conditions

This position also plays a key role in the monitoring and maintenance of existing wells and underground storage facilities by providing recommendations for continued storage injectablity, deliverability and recovery improvement

Qualifications Bachelor degree in petroleum engineering from an accredited institution

Five to eight years of demonstrated successful industry experience as a practicing petroleum engineer in underground storage and/or natural gas well operations, maintenance and design

Working knowledge of the principles of aquifer and depleted field porosity storage reservoirs

Experience in gas well drilling, completions and workover operations

Effective oral and written communications skills, including presentation skills

Effective interpersonal skills and leadership abilities

Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently

Support the company's employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules

Subject to 24-hour call-out, seven days a week

Advanced technical degree or registration as a licensed professional engineer in a state served by Northern Natural Gas is preferred

Work is performed in an office setting with occasional requirements to work in the outside elements for well monitoring and performance operations, including contractor oversight and workover project management

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Northern Natural Gas Company Job: Gas Operations Primary Location: NE-Omaha Organization: Northern Natural Gas Schedule: Full time Hiring Range: $93,000-$109,400