Updated: Jun 21 2012
||Drilling Engineering, Drilling Superintendent, Workover or Completion
||Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
||Full Time Salaried Employee
Closed - No longer accepting applications
Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies with subsidiaries that conduct business across the globe. The company's success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of approximately 62,000 employees who operate across the energy spectrum. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and other energy products and services; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; and develops and commercializes the energy resources of the future, including biofuels and other renewables. Chevron is based in San Ramon, California.
Drilling and Completions at Chevron:
We hold strategic positions in some of the world's largest and most productive oil and gas regions. The approximately 1,400 people in the Drilling & Completions (D&C) team work in some of the world's most challenging technical and operating environments.
The D&C ''Clear Leader'' philosophy provides us with a passion for safety and environmental protection, leadership for the development of new and innovative drilling and completions technology, and a commitment to the education and development of our workforce.
Chevron's Asia South Business Unit is accepting online applications for a Drilling Advisor to be responsible for partnering with the Drilling Project Manager Advisor in optimizing well results for evaluation of shale gas potential in the project area. This position is for an experienced Drilling Engineer with well design, construction & facilities experience who can advise & guide Sinopec operations and lead the team efforts in well design, completion, stimulation, testing, reserves/resource assessments and performance predictions. The person chosen for this position will also participate in building an appraisal plan to further characterize the reservoir and generate alternatives to maximize project value.
This position is a resident assignment to Nanjing, China which is located in Jiangsu Province and is situated in one of the largest economic zones of China, the Yangtze River Delta. The city is 300 kilometers northwest of Shanghai. The city has a humid subtropical climate and is under the influence of the East Asia Monsoon. The four seasons are distinct here, with damp conditions seen throughout the year, very hot and muggy summers, cold, damp winters, and in between, spring and autumn are of reasonable length. Typhoons are uncommon but possible in the late stages of summer and early part of autumn. The annual mean temperature is around 15.5 °C (59.9 °F), with monthly mean values ranging from 2.4 to 27.8 °C (36.3 to 82 °F). On average precipitation falls 115 days out of the year, and the average annual rainfall is 1,062 millimetres (42 in).
While it can be an exciting and often exhilarating experience, an expatriate assignment can also present many personal and professional challenges. Through its global policies and procedures, Chevron seeks to help you and your family manage these challenges so that you are able to focus on the job you were sent to do.
Chevron offers an expatriate program designed to achieve the following:
Address the financial and logistical challenges of employees relocating internationally
Serve as a competitive incentive to take an expatriate assignment
Required Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in an Engineering discipline
Minimum of 10 years relevent experience
Proven knowledge of well design engineering, pore pressure & fracture gradient prediction & rock mechanics, surge-swab-ballooning-lost circulation management, directional well planning, time and cost estimating, performance improvement process (i.e. tech limits etc), Standard Operating Procedure development & MOC management of same, Category Management (contractor performance management) and preparation of drilling programs. Exposure to unconventional shale drilling and completion operations is a plus.
Candidate must work well with others in a mutli-functional & multi-cultural team environment. Able to conduct oneself professionally with Asset Teams, partners and government representatives. Challenges but challenges professionally. Ability to coordinate a multitude of contractors and equipment in a very remote environment. Practices open, honest, multidirectional & effective communication. Contributes to building an inclusive work environment. Proactively & effectively mentors early career employees.
Proven ability to develop detailed quality drilling & completion procedures & SOPs which are thoroughly risk assessed with Tenets honoring confirmation, with clarity & with contingency plans. Looks back regularly & incorporate Lesson Learned. Develops quality site specific SIMOPS Plans.
Good organizational, engineering, and analytical skills. Holds self & others accountable for performance. Nurtures professional growth of self and others. Capable of analyzing and solving complex well drilling and completions problems. Illustrates problems & solutions with clarity & brevity.
Candidate must be willing and able to relocate to Nanjing, China for this assignment.
Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.
Expatriate assignments will be considered.
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