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Sr. Well/Production Engineer/Sr Well/Production Engineer II in Omaha

Northern Natural Gas Omaha, NE

Sr. Well/Production Engineer/Sr Well/Production Engineer II Job Number: 2000424 Description Participate in planning, support, and execution of new well construction projects


Provide designs for new well installations that will create optimal well performance and gas recovery for varied reservoir types and subsurface conditions


Ensure the timely and accurate gathering of well injection, withdrawal and water production data, as well as monitor and assess data trends from all wells at Northern storage fields


Evaluate well performance over time to make informed decisions for well workover scope or intervention


Provide primary oversight, and in cooperation with storage field Operations Managers, maintain well integrity and comply with regulations by managing any and all well work activities, including but not limited to workovers, integrity testing (MFL, MIT, GRN, cement bond log, noise log, etc.) and repair and replacements for Northern underground storage facilities


Make recommendations as needed relative to well stimulation, stabilization, changes in completion zones, tubing and all other well components


Conduct well flow tests and performance calculations, as appropriate


Recommend modification or maintenance on well downhole and surface facilities where needed to improve well performance and address integrity issues


Coordinate with reservoir engineer and geologist to continually improve gas recovery of Northern UGS reservoirs


Coordinate with reservoir engineer and geologist to ensure regulatory compliance and any required regulatory reporting or reporting to management


Perform additional responsibilities as assigned


Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function) The purpose of this position is to design, engineer and construct new gas storage wells based on a subsurface and surface conditions


This position also plays a key role in the monitoring and maintenance of existing wells and underground storage facilities by providing recommendations for continued storage injectablity, deliverability and recovery improvement


Qualifications Bachelor degree in petroleum engineering from an accredited institution


Five to eight years of demonstrated successful industry experience as a practicing petroleum engineer in underground storage and/or natural gas well operations, maintenance and design


Working knowledge of the principles of aquifer and depleted field porosity storage reservoirs


Experience in gas well drilling, completions and workover operations


Effective oral and written communications skills, including presentation skills


Effective interpersonal skills and leadership abilities


Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills


Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently


Support the company’s employee policies and procedures, including workplace safety rules


Subject to 24-hour call-out, seven days a week


Advanced technical degree or registration as a licensed professional engineer in a state served by Northern Natural Gas is preferred


Work is performed in an office setting with occasional requirements to work in the outside elements for well monitoring and performance operations, including contractor oversight and workover project management


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status


Northern Natural Gas Company Job: Gas Operations Primary Location: NE-Omaha Organization: Northern Natural Gas Schedule: Full time Hiring Range: $93,000-$109,400

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted March 17, 2023
Date Closes May 16, 2023
Start Date October 4, 2021
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
SOC Category 17-2199.00 Engineers, All Other
Zipcode 68132

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