Company: Anadarko
Skills: Workover or Completion
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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Job Summary
This Staff Completions Engineer position is located in Anadarko's Gulf of Mexico/International Deepwater Drilling and Completions Department in The Woodlands, Texas, with specific responsibilities related to Gulf of Mexico activities. This is a high profile position s functioning as an integral part of a world class drilling and completion organization. The successful candidate will have the technical skills and experience in designing and safely executing world-class well completions.




  • Minimum 10 years of applicable offshore experience in the oil & gas industry; with a minimum 5 years specifically in Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Completion operations.
  • Strong technical and interpersonal skills with the proven ability to coordinate multiple initiatives and participate in diverse teams in support of large-scale completion, workover, and P&A operations.
  • Strong operations management, engineering leadership and project coordination abilities.
  • Conducts themselves and the operation with stringent safety, environmental and regulatory practices and compliance.
  • Experience in areas of NODAL systems, tubing and casing stress loads and evaluation, sand control assessment and methods, floating and platform rig operations, and subsea hardware and deployment.
  • Well Control / BOPE training
  • Knowledge and understanding of all applicable federal regulations (30 CFR 250) governing drilling, completion, and workover operations in the OCS regions.
  • Be an effective communicator, both written and verbal, with office based teams, field personnel and contractor support team.




  • Interface with subsurface and production teams to ensure completion design meets the well objectives ("Fit for Purpose") and is engineered in accordance with all applicable regulations and standards.
  • Collaborate with subsurface, drilling, subsea/facilities and production teams to manage critical interfaces.
  • Responsible for writing detailed completion and intervention programs for safe and efficient operations while maintaining expenditures within planned budget and schedule.
  • Conduct and participate in peer reviews, risk assessments and hazard analyses as required to support completion/intervention planning.
  • Manage and coordinate service providers/contractors to ensure effective and timely delivery of required equipment and services.
  • Performance tracking (actual vs planned, EHS) and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Identification and implementation of applicable new technology to enhance safety, effectiveness and /or efficiency.
  • Be an effective communicator, both written and verbal, with office based teams, field personnel and contractor support team.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required

Well Control Certificate
EIT or PE not required, but preferred

This position may be eligible for domestic relocation.

Travel Requirements
The percentage of travel required for this position is 10-20%

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and / or employees. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following 'Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law'




Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with corporate offices in the Woodlands, Texas. Our deep and balanced portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and resource plays, and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.


Each day, we are focused on our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion and open communication in all of our business activities. We are committed to our mission of delivering a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. At Anadarko, we directly employ more than 4,900 men and women and we strive for excellence in all that we do. We know the best vision in the world will not be realized without the right people.


At Anadarko, we set ambitious goals and take disciplined risks to achieve them. We need individuals who will take on this challenge. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be part of it.


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