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ConocoPhillips Wells Supervisor in KENEDY, Texas

Title: Wells Supervisor


Job Number: 00S7I

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.

Eagle Ford Overview

ConocoPhillips acreage is located in the sweet spot of the Eagle Ford tight oil trend, located in the Western Gulf Basin of South Texas. The company was one of the first to enter the play in 2009, and by year-end 2017 held approximately 210,000 net leasehold and mineral acres, primarily in DeWitt, Karnes and Live Oak counties. Since field inception, ConocoPhillips has produced more than 300 million barrels of oil equivalent from the field and continues to build the Eagle Ford into a legacy asset with production expected for years to come. In 2017, net production from the Eagle Ford averaged 133 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day, with about 80 percent of the production coming from liquids.


The primary purpose of Wells Supervisor position is to coordinate and directly oversee the safe and efficient implementation of completion activities for the company’s active work program in the Eagle Ford unconventional resource play. The Wells Supervisor will be part of the Lower 48 Productions and Completions Organization supporting the Gulf Coast Business Unit (GCBU) and reporting to the GCBU Wells Superintendent. Eagle Ford is a key asset for the company and delivering safe and value adding completions to aid delivering a lower cost of supply (COS) is essential to the business as completions have the highest capital spend in the asset.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Adherence to and promotion of ConocoPhillips safety practices and SPIRIT values

  • Providing onsite management of field operations including wire line, coiled tubing, workover operations for horizontal Eagle Ford wells ensuring that wells are completed in an efficient, technically competent, safe, value adding and environmentally responsible manner

  • Implementing ConocoPhillips health, safety and environmental policy through dedicated leadership and mentoring of contract personnel

  • Managing projects and timing to achieve asset goals, including planning and logistics for assigned well activities from stimulation release through hand-off to production operations

  • Working with superintendents and engineers to optimize safe and low-cost completion procedures for well operations

  • Identifying, evaluating, and selecting of qualified vendors

  • Having direct input and responsibility for cost control and ensuring operations stay within budget



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 7 years of experience in the upstream petroleum industry

  • Valid Well Control certificate or ability to obtain Well Control certificate upon hire

  • Valid driver's license

  • Willing and able to perform the following:

  • Travel to remote field locations

  • Work under harsh weather conditions

  • Work a 14x14 rotational work schedule


  • 5 years of completions experience

  • Safety and regulatory training consistent with company standards.

  • Dedicated to protecting the health and safety of everyone involved in ConocoPhillips activities

  • Familiarity with SAP based accounting system

  • Computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and engineering applications software

  • Familiarity with a network of service contractors and related service providers

  • Basic understanding of WellView daily reporting system

  • Experience working in a multinational, multi-cultural environment

  • Experienced in simultaneous operations

  • Understanding of wireline and pressure control equipment for logging, setting packers, perforating, swabbing, cementing etc

  • Well-developed planning and organizing skills

  • Sound business discernment and a creative problem solver

  • Self-starter requiring little to no direct mentorship

  • Strong leadership and communication skills complimented with openness to new ideas, leading by example, and the ability to take direction

  • Responsible for management of a functional area or a small to medium operation

  • May provide oversight and technical mentorship to junior and/or professional staff

  • Solves difficult problems. Decisions are guided by policies/procedures/business plans

  • Listens actively and invites dialogue to gain a shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on dedications by fearlessly dealing with important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of April 25, 2019.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Drilling & Completions

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor


Title: Wells Supervisor