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Petrophysical Applications Engineer (Senior - Principal)

Date:  Dec 4, 2022

Houston, TX, US, 77032

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  • Under general direction, demonstrates creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving engineering problems during the development and application of new and improved products and processes

  • Design and implement Cementing fluids and wellbore construction solutions, reservoir and/or wellbore fluid treatment and placement applications

  • Apply advanced fluid mechanics theory and design to the rheological characterization of fluids, flow modeling, solids transport, viscoelasticity, and friction

  • May apply advanced geomechanics technologies in the areas of mini-frac analysis, formation sanding potential, wellbore stability assessment, pore pressure prediction, stress analysis and mechanical property determination

  • Implement advanced reservoir engineering techniques in areas of production decline analysis, well test analysis, fluid flow in porous media, and production simulation

  • Perform numerical modeling, data analysis, correlation and model development utilizing existing commercial software and assist in development of new modeling software

  • Develop chemical products and processes by providing chemical and engineering analysis applicable to need

  • May design and perform specialized tests and simulations including design and construction of modeling apparatus and data acquisition systems

  • Assist in development and testing of software products by providing engineering functions and may provide field support for existing software products

  • Assist in the preparation of detailed project plan and performance of the project as directed by project leaders and management

  • Resolve technical/operational questions with representatives of other organizations. Job tasks, correctly performed, impact indirectly on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations

  • Consequences of error are easily measured and can be confined

  • Skills are typically acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in Engineering, Science, or similar discipline and a minimum of 4 years related experience

  • Certification as a Licensed/Chartered Professional is preferred.Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience and skills, a variety of job opportunities might be available including Senior Petrophysical Applications Engineer  up to a Principal Petrophysical Applications Engineer 

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 134516 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Cementing 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Testing, Data Analyst, Developer, Field Service, Technology, Data, Manufacturing