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Senior Production Engineer


Petroplan is seeking an experience Sr. Production Engineer to join an Oil & Gas company. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company with great compensation and benefits. We are searching for an engineer with experience in unconventional shale, primarily working Eagle Ford, Barnett or Permian. This position will be based in Houston, TX with the occasional travel to the field when needed.


  • Work in concert with field operations staff to insure production goals and cost controls are met.
  • Reviews economic status of well fields, requests/reviews bids for work to be performed, and recommends contractor and equipment.
  • Calculate final spill and release amounts.
  • Sustains products with cost reduction and yield improvements.
  • Recommend wells for recompletion and or abandonment.
  • Perform open hole and cased hole log evaluation.
  • Responsible for cost containment and regulatory compliance in concert with EHS personnel.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum Engineer or related degree is required
  • Minimum of 10 years experience
  • Minimum of 2 years field experience
  • Strong skills in the following: Project Management, Artificial Lift and Workover Operations
  • Extensive knowledge in Unconventional Resources
  • Client is unable to sponsor at this moment, candidates must be permanent residents or US citizens.

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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