Top Oil Well Engineer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Oil Well Engineer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Oil Well Engineer resumes they appeared on. For example, 37.5% of Oil Well Engineer resumes contained AFE as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Oil Well Engineer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Oil Well Engineer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. AFE

high Demand
Here's how AFE is used in Oil Well Engineer jobs:
  • Performed Region-Wide Perforating Safety Assessment & Implemented Radio Safe Detonator Technology across all Well Intervention Operating Areas based on findings.
  • Coordinated compliance with industry standards and applicable governmental controls relative to environmental protection, safety practices and operational regulations.
  • Participated in accident investigations, development of employee safety/incentive programs, training and management programs, safety meetings.
  • Developed, implemented and managed all environmental and safety procedures and programs, monitored operations and trained personnel.
  • Coordinated and supervised field operations for stimulation and zonal isolation including safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements.
  • Assisted in planning and preparing well head intervention/maintenance operations; assuring adherence to all safety regulations.

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2. Data Acquisition

high Demand
Here's how Data Acquisition is used in Oil Well Engineer jobs:
  • Perform stimulation job planning, which includes rigging up equipment, pre-job ultrasonic calibration/set-up, target zone correlation and data acquisition.

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3. Engineering Support

average Demand
Here's how Engineering Support is used in Oil Well Engineer jobs:
  • Served as office-based engineering support for well integrity.
  • Provided engineering support for daily operations of gas pipeline.
  • Planned and supervised field work and provided engineering support for production operations of onshore wells in South Texas.
  • Planned and supervised field work, and provided project leadership for jobs that required engineering support.
  • Provided Operations, Reservoir and Facilities Engineering support to multiple Permian Basin projects.
  • Provide engineering support for heavy oil reservoirs in the partitioned neutral zone.

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4. Oil Production

average Demand
Here's how Oil Production is used in Oil Well Engineer jobs:
  • Supervised the use of explosives to perforate holes for oil production.
  • Recommended well candidates for work-over and completion including preparing the time and cost document with oil production increase justification.
  • Monitored individual well daily oil production that comes from the same type of formation.
  • Optimized production operation to prevent the incursion of edgewater, leading to significant cost reduction and improved oil production.
  • Maximized oil production through well optimizations; prevented year-over-year decline.
  • Design of the water injection unit in Riverbend and oil production uplift forecast for the offset wells.

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5. HSE

low Demand
Here's how HSE is used in Oil Well Engineer jobs:
  • Coordinated full range of services, directing personnel in field applications and HSE issues.
  • Ensured delivery per policies and HSE requirements.
  • Lead HSE review and preparing a gap analysis for coring contractors and all well operations.

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6. QA

low Demand
Here's how QA is used in Oil Well Engineer jobs:
  • Served as Administrative Support Assistant to South Park/Kandahar Airfield Area Office with forty Electrical/Mechanical Engineers/Fire Prevention/Resident/Office Engineers/Construction Rep/QA's.
  • Performed QA/QC on lab tests and verified inventory to be used on a per well basis on location.
  • Overhauled local QA/QC paperwork, standardizing processes, preventing recurring failures.

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7. QC

low Demand
Here's how QC is used in Oil Well Engineer jobs:
  • Acted as a well Engineering Superintendent for onshore work-over equipment QA/QC and supervised offshore workover intervention for tubing change out.
  • Incorporated findings into the global rig contract template and worked with QA/QC department to ensure implementation.

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8. MM

low Demand
Here's how MM is used in Oil Well Engineer jobs:
  • Developed documentation to summarize results and assist well engineers with their designs.
  • Drilled for new water sources and renovated older wells for both rural residential and rural commercial requirements.
  • Assisted in refrigerant recovery Have installed HVAC units in both residential and commercial properties.
  • Headed the company's drilling reporting system optimisation steering committee.
  • Performed 'geosteering'; real-time navigation while drilling through formations using measurements such as resistivity, porosity, and gamma-ray responses.
  • Participated in live auctions monitoring bids and assisting with immediate negotiations for sale of properties not reaching undisclosed minimum bids.

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8 Most Common Skill for an Oil Well Engineer

AFE37.5%
Data Acquisition10.4%
Engineering Support10.4%
Oil Production10.4%
HSE8.3%
QA8.3%
QC8.3%
MM6.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Oil Well Engineer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
AFE
AFE
37.5%
37.5%
2
2
Data Acquisition
Data Acquisition
10.4%
10.4%
3
3
Engineering Support
Engineering Support
10.4%
10.4%
4
4
Oil Production
Oil Production
10.4%
10.4%
5
5
HSE
HSE
8.3%
8.3%
6
6
QA
QA
8.3%
8.3%
7
7
QC
QC
8.3%
8.3%
8
8
MM
MM
6.3%
6.3%

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