GOM Completions Engineer

Occidental Petroleum

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Occidental is an international energy company with operations in the United States, Middle East, Latin America and Africa. We are the largest onshore oil producer in the U.S., including in the Permian Basin, and a leading offshore producer in the 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 dioxide management to advance a lower-carbon world. Visit Oxy.com 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.    

The GOM Completions Engineer will be part of the GOM D&C Completions Eng Department and will support the Gulf of Mexico Business Unit , based in The Woodlands, Tx, in managing both short- and long-term planning as well as in controlling program execution while ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures. This will be done by working closely with the Assets, Plants and Operational Support groups to gather, analyze and reconcile all necessary data to allow execution of these plans.     

  • 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.

  • New technology progression for low perm and/or high angle completion techniques

  • Managing platform-based abandonment programs utilizing platform rigs or hydraulic workover units

  • 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. 
  • Minimum 10 years engineering experience in oil & gas industry
  • Minimum 5 years in GOM or International deepwater completions operations
  • Familiarity with pertinent Gulf of Mexico regulations, sand control completions, gravel pack design, subsea completions, OHGPs, perforating design, GOM P&As, floating and platform rig operations, tubing design.  Hard worker and willing to mentor and learn.


  • Petroleum/Mechanical/Chemical Degree

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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Primary Location

  United States-Texas-The Woodlands





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