Data Analyst

Occidental Petroleum

Data Analyst 00033482



Oxy is an international energy company with assets primarily in the United States, the Middle East and North Africa. We are one of the largest oil and gas producers in the U.S., including a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins, and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Our midstream and marketing segment provides flow assurance and maximizes the value of our oil and gas. Our chemical subsidiary OxyChem manufactures the building blocks for life-enhancing products. Our Oxy Low Carbon Ventures subsidiary is advancing leading-edge technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions. We are committed to using our global leadership in carbon management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit for more information.


Occidental strives to attract and retain talented employees by investing in their professional development and providing rewarding opportunities for personal growth. Our goal is to meet the highest employer standards by ensuring the health and safety of our employees, protecting the environment, and positively impacting our communities where we do business. 


We are currently looking for experienced, motivated, and creative individuals to fill the Data Analyst position within our US Onshore Resources & Carbon Management (ORCM), Delaware Basin New Mexico business unit based in Houston, Texas.


Candidate will be part of Well Analysis and Desing team which is the core team of development. The technical analysis and recommendations are critical inputs for many teams in the business unit development team (Field Development Plan, Reserve, Characterization, and inventory growth teams) and other Oxy organizations (Asset, Planning, and Operation teams). WAD team consists of qualified reservoir engineers, production engineers, and completion engineers striving to put in place all the necessary datasets, tools, multidiscipline workflows, and key performance indicators necessary to monitor and optimize Oxy’s development strategy and production performance. The candidate should have a keen desire to creatively apply new technologies and workflows to support entire WAD team and other development teams for their automation needs, workflow optimization and basic data analytics tasks.



  • Drive the direction of workflows, process and directions

  • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert for technical resources (Oxy data environment, BI applications and analysis tools, Automation/Coding)

  • Combine technical skills with business acumen to build solutions with minimal or no oversight or supervision

  • Analysts often have enhanced responsibility and system access due to their technical background and training – SQL server rights and access – that are granted by DMA/IT (Recognized by other teams as experts)

  • Build and continuously refine data and project best practices with automation, coding and streamlining of workflows.

  • Technical competency in scripting, database integration, advanced graphing/visualization display, as well as strong business/industry knowledge base




4-year college degree


Experience, Skills and Competencies:

  • Minimum 2 years of applicable industry experience.

  • Proficient at extracting, manipulating, correcting, and analyzing data (Access, Excel and Spotfire)

  • Works collaboratively with others to achieve common goals and positive results.

  • Ensures high quality data is available for the decision-making processes.

  • Can work with minimum of supervision, self-motivated.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish goals.

  • Seeks out creative and innovative solutions. Brings new ideas to the team that adds value.

  • Strong time management skills and critical thinking skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to comfortably handle change, priorities, risk and uncertainty.

  • Ability to break down work into the process steps, anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks.

  • Basic understanding of oil and gas operations.


Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.



Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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Oxy does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruiting process. We will never: 

  • Ask you to pay for applications, interviews, meetings, processing, training or for any other fees

  • Use recruiting or placement agencies that charge candidates an advance fee of any kind or

  • Request personal information such as passport and bank account details at an early stage of our recruitment process.

We recommend against responding to unsolicited business propositions or offers from people you don’t know. Do not disclose your personal or financial details. If you believe you have been the victim of a recruiting scam, please contact your local police department.


  Production/Operations Support

Primary Location

  United States-Texas-Houston





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