Senior Environmental Engineer, GHG Reporting & Systems

Conoco Phillips

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 13 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.


This position is for an expert in Air and GHG issues with practical environmental experience understanding and translating proposed federal regulations as well as various states into practical guidance for the organization. If you are selected as the Senior Environmental Engineer, you will focus on regulatory advocacy for federal and state regulations and programs with a focus on greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and the Clean Air Act. You will provide strategic input on various internal and external initiatives around GHG and air emissions and will collaborate with other members of the Environmental team, operations, and engineering to develop compliance and implementation strategies. You will assist with the development of compliance tools and programs in accordance with regulatory or internal company requirements.

You may be eligible for the voluntary hybrid office work (HOW) program that is designed to provide employees with flexibility while maintaining the advantages of in-person engagement.

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Representing the Company on federal trade groups such as API and its various subcommittees, as well as state trade groups focused on air and climate related risk
  • Develop and publish rule summaries for new or modified GHG or Clean Air Act rules
  • Develop implementation plans for new or modified rules in conjunction with other members of the Environmental team, operations, and engineering
  • Providing strategic input on various internal and external initiatives around GHG and Air emissions
    • Provide regulatory interpretations of existing rules with a focus on consistency in application across Lower 48
  • Represent company in dealings with agencies (state & local), trade associations, and other partners
  • Solve unique and complex problems and develops solutions for changing regulatory environment at the state and local level and advise on engineering technical standards
  • Provides environmental technical knowledge and training to operations and engineering early in the planning process to proactively embed environmental considerations into design, planning, and implementation


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as a permanent resident, refugee or asylee
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, other Science-related field or foreign equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience in Air and GHG environmental compliance/permitting or regulatory compliance in an oil and gas and/or petrochemical industry
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel 10% of the time on a yearly basis


  • 1+ years of experience in Air and GHG for Upstream facilities
  • Basic level of knowledge of GHG and air-related ESG issues with respect to reductions and dealing with stakeholder-related issues
  • Efficient oral and written communication skills needed to work with multiple clients
  • Demonstrate leadership and dedication to develop a zero-incident culture
  • Ability to network and gain collaboration from members of other workgroups
  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what is right
  • Delivers positive results through realistic planning to accomplish goals
  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical
  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for exchanged opinions, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of August 7, 2022.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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