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Completion Engineer Hyrdraulic Frac Specialist


Petroplan is currently recruiting on the behalf of a leading independent Oil & Gas company for a Completions Engineer Hydraulic Frac Specialist. This role will be based in the Houston office with occasional field travel as required by the operator. We are searching for an engineering professional with experience working in unconventional shale plays, preferably including the Permian basin and Eagle Ford shale. In this role you are responsible for fracking engineering in the onshore wellsite to ensure the desired directional path and targets are achieved in a safe and economic manner. During the completion stage, you will monitor stimulation test parameters and perform well candidate selection based off the results. Prospective candidates must also be able to analyse and evaluate internal data through data analytics.

  • 10 years industry experience in Well Completion operations and design
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Advanced Degree in Petroleum Engineering preferred
  • Extensive expertise and knowledge of fracturing evolution in shale reserves
  • Must have worked for an operator focusing on unconventional shale plays
  • Use of 3D Frac Modeling Software such as FRACPRO or StimPlan
  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environment with an emphasis on timely delivery, cost consciousness, interactive work style and sound execution
  • A Valid US Work Permit or residency is Required

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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