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Facilities Engineer

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Hilcorp Energy Company

Houston, TX

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Facilities Engineer

Requisition # 18-091.P

Location US-TX-Houston

Category L48 Corporate


Hilcorp, founded in 1989, is one of the largest privately-held oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in the United States and is the largest oil producer in Louisiana. Headquartered in Houston, TX, Hilcorp has over 1,350 employees in multiple operating areas including the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, the Northeast United States, and Alaska's Cook Inlet and North Slope. Our formula is to grow the company by leveraging our core competencies and operational expertise. Our proficiency in these key areas has resulted in significant growth over the last several years. Hilcorp is consistently acknowledged for its culture, values and ethics. In fact we have been recognized by multiple, local and national, publications as one of the best places in America to work. In addition Hilcorp has also been commended for its unique programs that foster charitable giving by its employees and our emphasis on partnering with the communities in which we operate. We take great pride in our accomplishments and strive to maintain a culture that will allow for continued growth.

Hilcorp Energy is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.


Generate and identify system optimization projects by evaluating high pressure systems and areas of low reservoir pressure (most sensitive to fluctuations in line pressure).

Develop and tune full reservoir (tank) and hydraulic model to imitate gathering system responses for optimization opportunities.

Utilize models to generate potential operating expense reduction, gathering system pressure reduction, liquid hold up and increased sweep efficiency, and volume uplift.

Model economic merits incorporating simulated production forecasts, operating costs and capital costs in addition to commercial and contractual obligations.

Coordinate project implementation with gatherers, in-house compression, commercial and operations.

Monitor and report on project outcomes and ensure proper cost allocation suited to changes in gathering system.

Identify areas of high gathering pressure in addition to low reservoir pressure where gathering system optimization is not practical for well head compression deployment.

Provide technical gathering support for regulatory, operations, production engineering and other operators including:

Static pressure

Wellhead, POD, and lateral compression concerns

Well yields, shrinks, gathering fees and interest

Data and analysis: (Historical static, casing tubing pressure; gathering system operators, location of pipelines, etc.)

Evaluate optimization proposals from other operators in basin to capture gathering system synergies.

Work directly with gatherer modelers to identify and analyze each project for highest sustainable, economic value.

Liaison for gathering projects in San Juan and technical support for contractual negotiations

Understand contractual limitations for each gathering system and subsystem, identifying language for expiration and renegotiation, including system pressure bonus bands.

Support and mentor operations staff in evaluation and optimization of existing equipment.

Must be willing and available to travel to field locations on a regular basis, or as needed.

Ensure alignment with Hilcorp policies and practices and applicable codes, recommended practices, and all government regulations.

Adheres to the company's values - integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment and innovation.

Supports company vision and mission.

Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.

Other duties as assigned by management.


Four (4) years minimum oil and gas experience with broad facilities engineering experience in the upstream industry, including front-end engineering, design, estimating, and field project execution.

Demonstrates the ability to work with Field Operators.

Working knowledge of Piper.

Demonstrated ability to work in an integrated team of reservoir engineers, geoscientists and development planners, business analysts as well as third party contractors.

Experience in the areas of cost estimating, budgeting, scheduling, planning, and contracting.

Experience with low/high pressure gas, oil, CO2, H2S, water, and sand production.

Experience in reading and in creating block flow diagrams, P&IDs, data sheets, and specifications.

Experience with pipelines, flowlines, separation, compression, sweetening, water handling, SCADA, electric power, chemical injection, metering and instrumentation.

Ability in developing self-directed teams to meet performance goals.

Ability to demonstrate strong, dynamic team leadership skills.

Ability to solve problems accurately and exceptional proficiency in interpreting production related data. Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities.

Thorough understanding of equipment design, fabrication and installation practices including offshore facilities.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with special ability to translate complex technical information into an organized and presentable manner.

Self-starter with proven leadership skills, team player, comfortable working under pressure, and dedicated to developing workforce.

Knowledge of applicable codes and industry regulations for oil and gas facilities.

Demonstrate basic computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer including Microsoft Office applications.

Able to learn company specific applications.

Outstanding management, administrative and organizational skills.


Required: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year university or college with a degree in mechanical, civil, electrical, or petroleum engineering.

Valid State Driver's License .

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HILCORP IS A COMPANY BUILT ON ENERGY… The energy of our people and the energy we produce. Energy that keeps the lights on and helps make America energy independent. We are one of the largest, privately-held exploration and production companies in the United States. Our success is a direct result of hard work and dedication to doing the right thing. Protecting the environment and ensuring a safe, healthy workplace are priority one for Hilcorp

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