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Drilling Tech

Tecpetrol Operating LLC
Updated: Jan 30 2013
Desired Expertise: Drilling Engineering
Experience: 3+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Salary: salary, bonus, benefits
Location: Houston, TX, US
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Job Description:

Drilling Tech

Tecpetrol is privately-held, medium-sized O&G independent headquartered in Buenos Aires and active in Argentina, Bolivia, Perú, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, México, and USA.  It operates most of the fields in which it participates and its partners are Schlumberger, ExxonMobil, YPF, Pluspetrol, Apache, Petrobras, SK, Total, Lundin, Perenco, Sonatrach, Hunt, and others.  Tecpetrol operates 120 mboe/d and nets 82 mboe/d.  Net reserves are 377 mmboe.

Tecpetrol is part of the Italian-Argentine international conglomerate of the Techint Group.  The Group also includes Techint (Eng. & Constr.), Tecpetrol (O&G), Tenaris (steel tubes), Ternium (flat steel) and Tenova (technology for metal and mining industries).  The Group had in 2011 US$24 billion in revenues and employs about 57,000 in 50 countries.

Houston, Texas

This person will report primarily to the USA Drilling Manager that is currently based out of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Drilling Technician works in Drilling Department assisting Drilling Manager and Drilling/Workover Engineers with all activities associated with drilling.  Responsible for entering all pertinent drilling data into company computer file system.

Technician will gather information to aid in the design and planning of drill wells, preparation of cost estimates and AFE's.   Prepare final well reports from Open Wells data, drilling and workover.  Provide Open Wells maintenance with head office personnel. Work with Supply Chain group on cost analysis of drilling and work over services.  Prepare well plans with data provided by drilling and work over engineers.  Prepare a well follow-up to assure that Company file records are complete and accurate.  Analyze daily drilling activities; prepare well reports showing percentage breakdowns of activities.  Assist Drilling Manager and Engineers with invoice verifications and special projects.  Assist Drilling Manager with preparation of Capital Drilling Budget, Drilling Schedule and other related subjects.  Assist Planning department with cost analysis for past and future wells.

•Bachelor or Associate degree in math or technology preferred or equivalent experience.
•Minimum 3 years experience in oil & gas operations (preferably experience as a Drilling Technician with a major or independent oil and gas company).
•Must have good analytical skills.
•Proficient computer skills including Excel (advanced level), Word and PowerPoint.
•Landmark Open Wells and AP experience desirable. Spanish working level is a plus too.

The candidate will be a bright, detail-oriented, and articulate individual with a reputation of integrity, maturity and sound business judgment. The candidate will have strong problem-solving skills and strong analytical skills with ability to identify and challenge assumptions. Ability to coordinate and gather relevant information for effective analysis and presentation.  

Tecpetrol regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

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