Well Intervention Engineer

Conoco Phillips

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Job Summary


If you are selected as the Gulf Coast and Rockies (GCR) Well Intervention Engineer, you will work with the GCR Well Intervention Engineering Supervisor and be a part of a team primarily focused on supporting ConocoPhillips workover and intervention program in the Eagle Ford and Bakken. You will participate in multi-discipline well planning as well as developing well plans aligned with stated well and project objectives. This will be done in full compliance with applicable policies, standards, and regulations, with a focus on safety of personnel, environmental stewardship, and operational integrity.

The position is based in Houston, Texas with anticipated travel 10% of the time.

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.

Job Description

Responsibilities may include:

  • Being an advocate for safety by designing and implementing projects in such a manner as to improve safety performance
  • Interacting effectively within a multi-disciplinary team to safely and efficiently deliver GCR goals; You will collaborate closely with the Completions and Production functions to identify, prioritize, and schedule intervention projects
  • Assisting in the preparation and submission of all required government permits and ensuring full compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Developing authorization for expenditure’s (AFEs) and tracking project costs, reviewing and approving invoices to ensure accuracy
  • Preparing detailed procedures and contingency plans in accordance with corporate well control and design standards to support operations involving workover rigs, coiled tubing units, snubbing units, electric line and slickline
  • Providing daily support to field personnel to ensure the safe and efficient execution of planned work activities
  • Ensuring accurate daily reporting in WellView
  • Managing multiple, concurrent well projects, which includes providing onsite field engineering support during actual job execution and implementation
  • Using data analytics and statistics to make value-based decisions
  • Assisting in the preparation and evaluation of tenders/bids for all relevant support services and materials
  • Developing and maintaining metrics to drive high-quality cost-effective operations
  • Advancing the refracturing program to deliver consistent and predictable outcomes
  • Identifying and implementing real-time performance improvements by conducting after action reviews in conjunction with fellow engineers, contractors, and team members
  • Providing functional guidance and technical work scopes for use in the procurement bid process for all required workover and intervention goods and services
  • Posting operation close outs including, reviewing performance against plan, capturing lessons learned and documenting improvement opportunities
  • Evaluating and applying advancements in available technologies and services to improve performance
  • Networking and information sharing within ConocoPhillips to capture lessons learned that can benefit the global wells community
  • Active involvement in industry forums to gather benchmarking data and standard methodologies
  • Mentoring other engineers and team members


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, other related Engineering field, or foreign equivalent
  • 5+ years of engineering experience in well interventions or production
  • 3+ years of experience in workover and remedial applications for horizontal wells including workover rigs, slick line, electric line, snubbing and coiled tubing
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to be on call outside of standard working hours
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel 10% of the time on a yearly basis


  • 7+ years of experience of technical competency in well intervention or production
  • Proficiency in specific intervention engineering skills including: well performance prediction/nodal analysis, torque & drag modeling, coiled tubing and wireline reach modeling, and tubing and casing movement/stress modeling
  • Proficiency in Artificial Lift Design focusing on Gas Lift and Rod Pump
  • Knowledge of economic evaluation, project management and risk analysis
  • Knowledge of corporate budgeting and planning process
  • Steadfast alignment and commitment to ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Values (Safety, People, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork)
  • Builds positive relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals
  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what is right
  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

Apply Before: February 14, 2024


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the U.S. is NOT available for this position.


In the US, 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.

To apply for this job please visit careers.conocophillips.com.

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