WPX Energy, Inc. Well Optimization Tech in Killdeer, North Dakota

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Well Optimization Tech






Performs task related to maximizing well production and minimizing costs. Gather fluid levels and and other field data per Production Engineers and Operations leadership. Input data into TAM, or other software in correct format so that data is viewable by

Engineering and/or Operations. This may include Echometer testing , dynomometers, and other testing. At higher level, participating in determinating best solution to maximize production. Participate in changing settings on well control devices (at higher level

may develop the solution).


  • Through the use of fluid levels, dynomometers, or other diagnostic equipment, participate in the optimization of wells.

  • Participate in Chemical additive program, selection of chemical needs for the well (which chemical, how much, cost effectiveness, etc)

  • Assist in new wells, or startup of new equipment (pumping unit, rotoflex, gas lift, etc). Startup may include restarting after workover or other well remediation.

  • Communication with Engineering, and Operations groups on a daily basis with potential optimization of wells. Participate in training/mentoring Lease Operators on how to recognize need for optimization, and how to perform optimiztion. This may include

training/mentoring on spotting trends and troubleshooting issues.

  • Role may provide relief to Lease Operators.


  • Good communication skills, proactive adherence to all EH&S, regulatory, and WPX standards and practices. Must have a record of safe vehicle operation.

  • Two years oil production experience.

  • Ability to manipulate PLC and test all kills and ESD valves to solve problems and to insure proper operation.

  • The ability to work in temperatures between -10 and 30 degrees Fahrenheit on a seasonal basis.

  • Must possess valid driver’s license and have a record of safe vehicle operation

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