Principal Drilling Engineer in Denver, CO

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

BP   •  

Denver, CO 80202

Industry: Energy & Utilities


11 - 15 years

Posted 58 days ago

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Job Profile Summary

As a principal drilling engineer on the Wells Technical Authority team for BPX you will be filling several roles. Besides being a mentor to all drilling engineers in the BPX organization and assisting all engineers with detailed well planning and casing design, you will also be responsible for creating policy documents, casing design standards and updating field operating manuals. You will play a key role during the planning and execution of BPX critical wells and you will share responsibility for the safe and efficient execution of these well programs. You will work with key stakeholders throughout the entire BPX organization as well as in multi-disciplinary teams that own the development programs and are responsible for the safe and efficient delivery of the BPX business objectives.

Job advert

  • Co-author BPX policy documents
  • Ensure alignment of BPX policies with BP group standards
  • Mentor and coach well engineers and engineering interns
  • Plan and design high profile well programs in compliance with all internal and external rules and regulations
  • BPX brand ambassador whenever you interact with external stakeholders
  • Utilize the latest technology and data analytics to track execution performance
  • Work closely with the contractor community to trial new tools & technologies that will lead to measurable performance improvement
  • Expected to travel to the field on an intermittent basisEssential Experience and Job Requirements
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of domestic and/or international experience as a drilling engineer
  • Experience in resource development across multiple US onshore basins
  • Holder of a valid IWCF well control certificate

Essential Education

  • B.Sc. degree in petroleum engineering or mechanical engineering. Advanced degreed preferred.

Desirable Criteria and Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to function in a diverse work force
  • Innovative mindset with desire to achieve industry leading results
  • Foster an environment of safety first operations
  • Demonstrate ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in fast paced environment
  • Possess the grit necessary to tackle any challenge and a growth mindset to be on constant lookout for new solutions
  • Demonstrated use of IMPACT principles:

Valid Through: 2019-9-13