Company: Wood
Skills: Planner / Scheduler
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Midland, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Planner in Midland, TX. The Project Planner will participate in multi-discipline well planning as well as developing well plans in agreement with stated well and project objectives. This will be done in full compliance with applicable policies, standards and regulations, with a focus on safety of personnel, environmental stewardship and operational integrity.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

Responsibilities may include
  • Design complex well plans for multi-well/multi-pad drilling program
  • Collaborate with drilling team to ensure well plan designs achieve cost effective performance in fast paced horizontal drilling program
  • Advise drilling engineers on appropriate survey programs to ensure wellbore positioning accuracy
  • Gather and interpret offset well data for accurate Collision Avoidance analysis
  • Prepare daily Plan Vs Actual (PVA) reports and End of Well reports
  • Daily Collision Avoidance Monitoring - Generate anti-collision reports and corresponding plots
  • Knowledge of State/Federal regulatory agencies and applicable regulations as needed to ensure compliance for regulatory permitting and execution
  • Establish communications with core disciplines to incorporate objectives into project development plans as requested by Asset team
  • Communicates with the Asset team throughout the development process providing options as needed for design constraint mitigation
  • Tracks project progression from conception to execution
  • Expert Level Landmark EDM (Compass) user. Manage database to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Proficient Landmark DecisionSpace Well Planning user
  • Proficient AutoCAD Users
  • Proficient MS Office Suite Users
  • Participating in benchmarking studies (both internal and external to COP) to identify, transfer and apply best well planning practices
  • Evaluate application and implementation of best well planning practices and new technology
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Skills / Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Bachelor's degree preferred in related field
  • 2+ years of well planning experience in the upstream industry
  • 1+ years of experience working directly for an oil and gas operating company
  • 1+ years of experience in unconventional reservoir plays
  • Able and willing be on call outside of standard working hours

  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate with key stakeholders and other team members to meet goals.
  • 5+ years of industry experience in all aspects of well planning
  • Uncompromising adherence and commitment to COP SPIRIT Values (Safety, People, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork)
  • Strong team player with demonstrated ability working within multi-discipline teams internally and externally to achieve consensus and alignment
  • Individual that is willing to accept risks and aggressively pursue continuous improvement
  • Ability to think "outside the box" and willing to be challenged
  • Ability to review drilling performance and make recommendations to the engineering team and management on the adoption of new well planning techniques to improve performance
  • Knowledge of well reporting (WellView)software
  • Knowledge of ArcMap and Global Mapper software
  • Well-developed project management skills
  • Actively communicates and takes time to safely perform work to protect our people and environment
  • Ability to work as a team player with willingness to handle assigned tasks, whether simple or complex
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization and multi-task
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.