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Advisor, Global Production Engineering Job


Houston, Texas, US

Job Skill Group:  Production / Operations Engineering
Date:  Mar 13, 2023


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at


The role requires championing Production Engineering Excellence in Hess, which is underpinned by EHS, Integrity, Reliability, Operability, Asset Optimization and profitability. The primary area of focus will be Asset Optimization. The Production Engineer has additional responsibilities in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People (SQDCP).



  • The core function of Production Engineers (PE) is to optimize production and maximize profitability.  
  • Job deliverables include:
    • Production optimization (PO)
    • Supporting development projects
    • Modeling well operating limits and integrated system capacities
    • Analyzing the performance of existing and planned wells, gathering systems and facilities to ensure optimum profitable production delivery from Hess’ assets 
  • This role also encompasses project management for well or facility interventions; and seeks to optimize production by providing engineering, technical, operational, and economic inputs
  • The position will liaise with asset Reliability/Operations Engineers, Reservoir Engineers, Completions Engineers, Facility Engineers, and Operations
  • The position requires effective and energetic collaboration and consensus building  
  • The nature of work can be brownfield or greenfield and the assets can be Hess-operated or operated by others (OBO)



  • Minimum 15+ years of E&P production engineering experience - offshore and unconventional, including: 
    • Integrated production and capacity modeling, stimulation, chemical programs, artificial lift design/ optimization, well optimization/envelope determination
    • Demonstrated coaching, mentoring, and consensus building skills
    • Application of data analytics


Education, Training & Certifications

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Petroleum Engineering preferred



The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

  • Delivers High Performance – unsatisfied with the status quo; urgently driving to improve business performance through relationships, process, innovation, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills – can effectively explain technical topics as well as provide developmental guidance to technical staff, strong coaching and mentoring capabilities
  • Inspires Excellence – seeks world-class performance; can see Line of Sight from the technology to Asset profitability
  • Works well in a collaborative environment; actively shares best practices and is a team player
  • Demonstrates Courage – questions status-quo, takes hold of challenges and formulates a way forward
  • Skilled in technical risk assessment and mitigation recommendations
  • Creativity – constantly seeking new ideas and ways of working to enhance value and reduce risk 
  • Builds Trusted Relationships – works to move outside of comfort zone and develop trusted relationships that enable business challenges to be tackled with effective partnership; creates effective teams


Hess is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Hess is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, click here or send an email to

Posting Notes: Catherine Denise Nichols | Employee | Production / Operations Engineering | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 26625