Lewis Energy Group

  • Production Engineer III

    Location US-TX-San Antonio
    Req No.
    Production Operations
  • Overview

    Evaluates and enhances well performance by identifying production optimization/expansion opportunities.


    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.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Prepares procedures and Approval for Expenditure (AFE) packages for well intervention activities such as, production logging, artificial lift, well remediation, stimulation 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 then applies engineering techniques to solve problems and recommends updates to processes.

    Assists Production Superintendent with facility construction and providing engineering support to field operations.

    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.

    Implements well surveillance plans.

    Provides day to day engineering support to field operations.

    Provides expertise in various production engineering subject matter areas such as artificial life, compression installation, well recompletion analysis, well mechanical repairs, saltwater disposal projects, corrosion control, etc.

    Evaluates well and field area production, mechanical, financial, and safety performance for identification of improvement and optimization opportunities.

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


    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                               
    Fifth year college or university program certificate; or five to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Language Skills                               
    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    Mathematical Skills                               
    Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

    Reasoning Ability                               
    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

    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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