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Occidental Petroleum Facilities Engineer in Midland, Texas

Title: Facilities Engineer Location: United States-Texas-Midland Other Locations:


Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a subsidiary (OxyChem) that is a major North American chemical manufacturer. As one of the largest oil and gas companies in the U.S., we continually strive to be one of the best in the business. Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Facilities Engineer within our Permian Resources TX Delaware group based in Midland, Texas.

This position includes the following functions to be performed in support of reservoir development with a focus on supporting ongoing operations and value optimization:

• Analyzing, troubleshooting, and refurbishing existing surface infrastructure elements for optimum utilization

• Project planning and management for safe execution of projects with predictable cost, schedule and performance

• Design and develop cost estimates for field maintenance projects

• Startup and operational support for new surface infrastructure elements including pipelines, compressor stations, pumping stations, and oil/water/gas separation, conditioning and processing facilities

• Evaluate, design, install, and optimize secondary waterflood and injection facilities for new and existing oil and gas production plants


•Bachelor's degree in Engineering

•A minimum of 1-3 years work experience in design of onshore oil and gas production and/or gas conditioning, processing facilities and maintenance functions

•Demonstrated commitment to safety, including safety considerations in engineering design, recommendations, and operability

•Strong communication skills; able to work within a multidiscipline team

•Ability to make technically and economically sound recommendations with incomplete information and in the time required

•Ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines

•Self starter able to work with minimal supervision

Additional Desired Qualifications:

•Working knowledge of reliability engineering principles and life cycle cost analysis.

•Working knowledge of corrosion engineering principles.

•Formal training and work experience in project management.

•Working knowledge of procurement systems and contracting.

•Ability to represent the company’s interests with vendors and contract technical staff

•Working knowledge of typical onshore oil and gas construction practices

•Proficiency in hydraulic analysis, equipment sizing/design, and system design

•Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office Suite software

•Proficiency in or ability to learn applicable technical and economic analysis software

•Working knowledge of the following in context of upstream oil and gas operations:

•OSHA Process Safety Management elements and typical safety program requirements

•Industry codes and standards (ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, ASME Section 8, Div. 1 Pressure Vessel Code, etc.)

•Typical rotating and stationary equipment

•Typical materials of construction

•Process control elements and systems

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status