The directional survey management analyst will perform work under the direct supervision of Worldwide Drilling & Completions (WWDC) leadership. Candidates will attend basic wellbore positioning and survey data management training and receive instruction needed to complete the work. The analyst will research legacy well records with the task of verifying wellbore positioning data.
Duties include: ensuring recent wireline conveyed post-drilling surveys are also verified against drilling surveys and when prudent are selected in final survey programs resulting in a best-known survey concatenated for each as-drilled wellbore. Work is to be performed in the Company Engineer's Data Model (EDM) application database using the COMPASS software application. COMPASS (Computerized Planning, Analysis and Survey System).
Survey data is either imported or manually entered in an Excel quality assurance spreadsheet, checked for errors, corrected, and finally imported into Company databases using industry standard formats. Directional survey datasets are spliced together to form an error-free definitive best-known wellpath trajectory including a projection to total depth drilled. Analysts on occasion may have to contact service provider partners to clarify discrepancies or resolve data reporting issues.
- Proficient computer skills in MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook as well as other business systems such as advanced PDF and Landmark COMPASS or other equivalent planning software
- Ability to read and understand well records, post-drilling survey reports and other related documentation received or discovered while performing duties
- Strong mathematical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
- Maintain professional demeanor in all situations with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
- Ability to communicate and work effectively with employees and third parties at all levels
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Detail oriented with the ability to multitask and prioritize work
- High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
- Enrollment in accredited 4 year University Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math program
- Associates Degree
- Gather and interpret data to calculate well plans as required by Company
- Prepare final directional survey reports
- Research daily drilling and end of well (EOW) survey reports
- Select the right positional uncertainty instrument performance model for each survey dataset
- Update Company databases to ensure consistency
- Record and archive documentation and correspondence
- Maintain job logs and daily tracking databases
- Manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
- Work independently and prioritize time to meet processing deadlines
- Perform other relevant projects and responsibilities considered necessary
The survey analysist will use relevant software and programs to calculate well trajectories and ensure proper data attributes are populated accurately. The survey analysist works under the direction of the WWDC Directional Drilling Specialist. Also, the analysist will often need to interact with business unit drilling engineering staff and service contractors.
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