Lewis Energy Group

Production Engineer II

Location US-TX-San Antonio
Req No.


Evaluates and enhances well performance by identifying production optimization/expansion opportunities.  Works with base or new wells to analyze and identify best artificial lift applications, review field compression by removing, adding or relocating compressors, evaluate well lease operating expenses for optimization or for abandonment.


Prepares procedures and Approval for Expenditure (AFE) packages for well intervention activities such as, production logging, artificial lift, well remediation, acid jobs, slick line, coiled tubing clean outs, etc.


Reviews field facility design and optimization from the wellhead to custody transfer points for oil and gas streams.


Works on assigned projects and reviews completed work projects to enhance efficiency and success of future projects.


Identifies opportunities to apply new technology and improve performance.


Reviews existing work processes to expose problems and apply engineering techniques to solve problems and recommends updates to processes.


Collaborates with Facilities Engineers and the Construction Manager ensure facility construction plans meet requirements to produce new wells.


Provides guidance to field operations staff to address production challenges.


Supports HSE initiatives and ensures compliance with company HSE procedures and practices in all areas and activities.


Monitors and analyzes well performance and makes recommendations to optimize production and/or enhance production through maintenance or intervention.


Conducts well surveillance to identify production improvement and loss prevention opportunities.


Applies knowledge of artificial lift, natural gas compression, well recompletion & workovers, well control, saltwater disposal, corrosion control, etc.


Performs simple economic evaluations for recompletion and mechanical workovers, compression installation, facilities and saltwater projects, etc.


Supervisory Responsibilities                                                    

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                                                  

Four-year Engineering degree in a Petroleum, Chemical, or Mechanical discipline and three to five years related experience.


Computer Skills                                                             

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office.


Other Skills and Abilities                                                           

Ability to work well with others. 

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational and time management skills.


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