Mgr Asset

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Occidental Petroleum

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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 businessWe are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Asset Manager within our Onshore Resources & Carbon Management EOR asset based in Houston, Texas. 


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for instilling and rewarding safe working practices within the asset’s operations 
  • Responsible to ensure adherence to Company Policies, Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines, as well as all applicable laws within the asset’s operations 
  • Responsible for executing the asset’s business plan including: 
  • Responsible for managing the asset’s base production management and minimize decline rate 
  • Responsible for return and non-return maintenance capital program development for the asset 
  • Responsible for the OPEX budget and OPEX reduction initiative development for the asset 
  • Accountable for ensuring a working environment where the Asset Team feels free to continually innovate and strive to improve the value captured from the asset’s operations 
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining staffing plans for the Asset Team 
  • Responsible for the development of personnel within the Asset Team 
  • In Development Assets: 

  • Ensures adherence to the development planning, appraisal and exploration projects previously approved to be executed as part of portfolio allocation 
    • Works closely with the Development Team to ensure that the Field Development Plan (FDP) objectives are clearly understood such that the Asset Manager can: 
      • Assign direction, tasks, and resources to the Production Management Team to effectively deliver the requirements of the FDP 
      • Assign direction, tasks, and resources to the Field Operations Team to effectively deliver the requirements of the FDP 
  • Ensure that Development Teams are appraised of any changes in the program that may impact the FDP and recommend solutions to obstacles and limitations 
  • Accountable for ensuring productive, collaborative communication between the Asset Team and the Development, Drilling & Completions, Facilities and Construction, Production Operations, and other support groups to foster the innovative and positive work environment that Oxy strives to provide 



Education:Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering or Geology/Geoscience disciplines preferred 


Experience:Minimum of 10+ years of engineering experience in the petroleum industry or 15+ years in production operations 


Professional and Technical Knowledge/Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Demonstrated safety leadership skills 
  • Demonstrated understanding of engineering and operating principles required, recognized accomplishments in production, facilities, drilling, completions or reservoir engineering or production operations 
  • Strong business acumen with understanding of economic analysis, risk assessment, and value capture 
  • Demonstrated understanding of required business processes and regulatory requirements 
  • Working knowledge of project management skills 
  • Experience working in organizations with multi-discipline staffs 
  • Detailed knowledge of field production operations and facility maintenance 
  • Detailed understanding of workover and coil tubing operations 
  • General knowledge of drilling and completions operations 
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills managing multi-disciplined teams 
  • Strong communication and networking skills with ability to influence without direct authority 
  • – Ability to build effective teams 

  • – Demonstrated quality decision making ability 

  • – Drive for results, sense of accountability for both personal and team performance 

  • Demonstrated creativity in problem solving and ability to implement new ideas 
  • Ability to adapt to change and ambiguity, effectively acts without having complete picture. 
  • Occidental does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role. 
  • Detailed understanding of multiple artificial lift types, applications, design criteria and options with gas lift, beam and ESP experience preferred 



It has come to our attention various individuals and/or organizations are contacting people falsely pretending to recruit on behalf of Oxy. Please be aware that these recruiting scams and communications do not originate from, nor are they associated with our recruitment process.

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. 



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. 



Primary Location

  United States-Texas-Houston





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