WPX Energy, Inc. Drilling Engineer Team Lead in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Drilling Engineer Team Lead






Drilling Engineering Team Lead

Responsibilities Include:

  • Mentoring and managing the Engineering Team’s function and workload

  • Accountable for overall accuracy and content of all drilling engineering planning cost estimates, drilling programs, and engineering projects.

  • Provide oversight and input in the preparation of well AFE’s and associated capital processes

  • Work with asset team leaders to ensure type curve costs are realistically represented

  • Review drilling program for adherence to basis of design (BOD)

  • Providing engineering guidance and verification that best practices are upheld

  • Coordinate and lead engineering scoping costs & BOD for step out well activity

  • Attendance (as required) at pre-spud meetings

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and be on call as required



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering (or related field)

  • 8+ years of drilling engineering experience (leadership experience a plus)

  • Proficiency in Landmark Drilling Suite (Compass, StressCheck, and DecisionSpace)

  • Technical proficiency in BHA design, drilling fluid & cement design and implementation, hydraulics modeling, well planning, directional drilling best practices, T&D modeling

  • Documented technical background with increasing leadership roles

  • Detail oriented, excellent communication, and time management skills

  • Hardworking, personal drive, and relevant computer skills

WPX Energy Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EOE including Disability/Veteran.

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