Production Engineer

at Denbury
Location Plano, Texas
Date Posted September 20, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


Denbury is seeking a Production Engineer to oversee well work operations, daily field operations, and perform reservoir management duties for assets in Eastern Mississippi producing 2000 BOPD. The job will be based in Denbury's corporate office in Plano, Texas. The position will report to the Gulf Coast Asset Team Leader and is best filled by an individual with interests/exposure to well work, artificial lift optimization, reservoir management, and daily field operations. Position Responsibilities: Serve as the Business Unit Owner of the asset(s) assigned and Point of Contact for field operations. Lead and participate in Denbury's efforts to promote Health, Safety, and Environmental compliance throughout our work plans and workflows. Work with Plano and Field team members to develop, manage, and optimize conventional production by analyzing the entire system, both surface, and subsurface. Maximize PV10 investments by finding and developing new value-add projects. Prepare and manage well work activities including sucker rod, downhole pump, ESP repairs, remedial services such as cleanouts, cement squeezes, stimulations, coiled tubing operations, wireline/slickline operations, etc., and artificial lift optimization projects. Diagnose root cause of surface and subsurface failures, derive options for corrections, evaluate economics, execute corrective plan optimally, and perform lookbacks to improve systematic and reoccurring failures. Monitor production/injection/disposal well performance and conduct reservoir surveillance to develop action plans to maximize the asset's value. Work with the Facilities Engineering team to design, construct, and modify production facilities and infrastructure, including flowline, tank, and vessel replacements and upgrades. Implement and manage multi-step projects while reporting results to management. Demonstrate a willingness and ability to train and work with engineering techs to improve efficiency and effectiveness in all workflows, processes, and use of data analytics. Maintain corporate processes by preparing, updating, and tracking capital, lease operating expense (LOE), production budgets and forecasts, and reserves for the area(s) of responsibility. Desirable Qualifications: Strong team and interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work within a multidisciplinary team. Ability to prioritize work and focus efforts to deliver value. Independent, self-motivated, organized, creative, and results-oriented. Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey practical concepts and relevant information to all levels of personnel, including executive management. Industry Requirements: 3+ yrs. Experience in Production, Operations, and Reservoir Engineering in the oil & gas industry. Experience with Wellview, AFE Navigator, Spotfire, Cygnet, ARIES, DSS, Petra, IFM (MBal, Prosper, GAP), and the preferred Microsoft Office tools. Education Requirements: BS degree in Engineering with a preference in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering Location Type: Corporate (Plano) Location: Plano , Texas Employment Status: Full time FLSA Status: Exempt COMPANY OVERVIEW: Welcome to Denbury. A different kind of Oil Company. Denbury Inc., a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil and natural gas company with 191.7 MMBOE of estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves as of December 31, 2021, of which 97% is oil. Our operations are focused in two key operating areas: The Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions. Our Company is differentiated by its focus on CO2 EOR and the emerging CCUS industry, supported by the Company's CO2 EOR technical and operational expertise and its extensive CO2 pipeline infrastructure. The utilization of captured industrial-sourced CO2 in EOR significantly reduces the carbon footprint of the oil that Denbury produces, underpinning the Company's goal to fully offset its Scope 1, 2, and 3 CO2 emissions within the decade. Our employees are our most valued resource. We recognize that it is their ideas, passion and collective effort that produce winning results. Denbury attracts outstanding Talent, provides them with advanced technology and is committed to their future development. We offer challenging work to increase skills and experience. To become part of our organization, you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Denbury adheres to a Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace and as such all employees are subject to post-accident and random drug and alcohol screenings. Some positions require successful completion of pre-employment physical examinations and/or the wearing and use of personal protective equipment (respirators, FR clothing, protective eye wear, hearing protection, head protection, protective footwear, etc). Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Requisition Nearest Major Market: Plano Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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