16 days old

XTO Sub-surface / Completions Engineer

Houston, TX

Job Role Summary

XTO Energy is seeking qualified and experienced individuals to provide hydraulic fracture modeling technical support and expertise to its oil and gas development projects and production operations. The candidates will be responsible for working with multi-discipline teams to support subsurface shale play field development and operation, leveraging field operations experience with horizontal completions and fundamental rock mechanics skills in hydraulic fracture job design. Position is in Spring, TX.

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Conducting integrated fracture modeling studies to design, assess and optimize completions for unconventional horizontal completions
  • Planning, designing, executing and evaluating field experiments and diagnostic testing to assess completion effectiveness


Expected Level of Proficiency

Candidates should be self-motivated and focused on achieving business results through a multi-discipline team. Demonstrated teamwork, communication and leadership skills are essential. Technical skill requirements are as follows:

  • Bachelors Degree in Petroleum Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in field operations, and stimulation design & modeling to optimize completions for unconventional wells.
  • Operational experience with treatment design and pumping of hydraulic stimulation jobs
  • Extensive knowledge in stimulation techniques, fluid systems, proppant types etc.
  • Understanding of rock and fluid properties, hydraulic fracture modeling inputs/outputs and modeling techniques including theories/fundamentals
  • Knowledge in discrete as well as continuum fracture modeling approaches and their application limits
  • Proficiency in HF Software: Mfrac, Gohfer, Kinetix, FEM based simulation methods.
  • Exposure to diagnostic fracture injection testing (DFIT), fracture pressure analysis, Reveal, Step rate tests, fiber optics and other field diagnostic techniques will provide additional advantage.

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Employment Opportunities

XTO Energy/ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Engineer, Testing, Technical Support, Engineering, Technology


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