Drilling Advisor
Xecta
Houston, TX US
Posted ago
Xecta

Xecta Digital Labs is where oil & gas physics intersects artificial intelligence to create the next-gen cognitive digital oilfield. Our software products and digital solutions provide oil and gas companies with practical and robust workflows for upstream, midstream, and downstream engineering.

We are looking for a Drilling Advisor specializing in the application of advanced digital technologies for drilling engineering and drilling optimization, to be a part of our organization located in Houston, TX.

The Drilling Advisor will bring their expertise in applying Xecta technologies (physics-based, data-driven, and hybrid) to monitor, analyze and optimize asset performance for conventional and unconventional well construction, and the advancement of these analytical and emerging solutions within the customer organizations.

Responsibilities

  • Support implementation and deployment of new solutions in Xecta software platform for customers.
  • Perform end-to-end modeling, and drilling optimization workflows.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and capture value on deployed projects by providing a high level of customer service to drive success for our customers.
  • Serve as a technical expert and provide technical leadership both externally and internally.
  • Provide critical customer feedback to drive product development activities for advanced digital technologies for drilling engineering, modeling, and drilling optimization.
  • Prepare materials and train personnel on deployed solutions through courses, workshops, and hands-on work sessions.
  • Execution of a wide range of projects across core focus areas of Xecta Digital Labs.
  • Work with internal R&D and external technology organizations on key projects.

Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or any other related discipline
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Strong background in drilling engineering, drilling optimization, and well construction.
  • Experience with drilling engineering modeling: torque & drag, hydraulics, and hole cleaning.
  • Exposure and knowledge of MSE, drilling mechanics, and drilling dysfunctions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret trends from drilling data. Including multi-well and pad performance analysis.
  • Strong analytical skills and sound business awareness.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong project management capabilities.

Compensation
$130,000 - $180,000 yearly
About Xecta

Why join Xecta? (pronounced Zek-ta)


Joining Xecta means you’ll be joining an exciting startup in the energy sector with offices in Houston and Dubai. 


Xecta Digital Labs is where oil and gas physics intersects artificial intelligence to create the next-gen cognitive digital oilfield. Our software products and digital solutions provide oil and gas companies with practical and robust workflows for upstream, midstream, and downstream engineering.

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