Production / Operations Technician – Denver, CO

Production / Operations Technician – Denver, CO

CSI Recruiting is working with an innovative and growing E&P company in their need for an experienced Production / Operations Technician to work within the company’s Operations Engineering group.  The firm is focused on domestic, onshore oil assets and has a diverse portfolio of producing properties to monitor and maintain.

This multi-discipline position will be involved with Regulatory filings, Database administration, operations surveillance, data analysis, production reporting and overall operations and production engineering support.


– Regulatory
With minimum guidance prepares regulatory filings needed to maintain compliance with day to day operations, optimizes and streamlines all processes.

  • Review well files, WellView, miscellaneous past data to gather all required information, work with Land department as needed
  • Become subject matter expert on TRRC regulatory items pertaining to daily operations and capital projects

– Database Administration
Administer all Operations databases to ensure quality data is being entered upstream, databases run 100% of the time, and data being sent downstream is meaningful.  Operations database include, but are not limited to, GE iFix SCADA, WellView, ProdView, OFM, Access, Spotfire, SQL

– Production accounting
Maintain and QC ProdView (production reporting database) – Provide volume accrual/JIB allocation estimates to accounting within 4 calendar days of month end, provide early oil allocations to oil purchasers within 2 business days of receipt from purchaser, ensure balancing between oil sales, gas sales, NGL sales, and purchase statements, submit production reporting to TRRC by end of month, provide accounting oil/gas/NGL sales actuals along with beginning/closing inventories

Operations Engineering/Surveillance Support
Create/streamline processes to improve surveillance on data for > 2,500 wells, CO2 Plant

  • Surveillance of Well tests, injection profile logs, slickline tags, partial stimulations, field/CO2 plant work orders, workover failure analysis, LOE cost reduction, production increases, chemical program, CO2 plant air permit compliance, GHG emissions, lookback analysis, etc

Formalize management presentations

  • Monthly CAP project updates, monthly LOE cost updates, weekly management updates, in progress initiatives to increase production/injection/reduce costs

Interface with all disciplines within the company to streamline the flow/manipulation of large
data sets for engineering/management

  • Excalibur, Petra, PHDWin, ArcGIS
  • Recommend data warehouse to bring together all company information into 1 location for reporting/surveillance accessible to entire company

Research public data to present offset operator work, including drilling permits, drilling rigs,
completion data, and production/injection

Interface with field staff over phone, in person (travel ~1x per quarter) to ensure data quality is
maintained throughout the operation

Highly detailed, highly data efficient to streamline all aspects of the operation

  • Expected to balance multiple tasks, juggle multiple deadlines, operate in fast
    paced/dynamic environment to support Operations Department

Provide recommendations to management to improve IT processes throughout the field