Careers

To submit a resume or inquire about a position, please email resumes@wstr.com.
Reservoir Engineer
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

JOB SUMMARY:

Possess experience and skills listed to provide vision, leadership, and engineering support to achieve or exceed corporate goals and maximize shareholder value. Ability to work individually as well as in a multi-disciplined team is critical. Candidates should be proficient in all areas of Reservoir Engineering including reservoir characterization, performance analysis, risk analysis, well test, analysis, material balance, fluid properties, volumetric reserve estimation, well and project economics.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Performs reserve and economic evaluations of drilling, recompletion, workover and acquisition opportunities and make recommendations to management.
  • Prepares annual drilling plan and capital budget for approval by senior company leadership.
  • Performs semi-annually SEC reserve evaluation of assigned assets
  • Develops exhibits and provides expert testimony at regulatory hearings in support corporate development projects.
  • Develops and maintain type curves with economics for assets within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Analyzes production performance resulting from various completion techniques and make recommendations which will optimize return on investment.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations on potential acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Determine optimal well density for multi-well units which will maximize well performance and recovery.
  • Provide reservoir support to optimize capital investments for gathering lines, infrastructure and facilities design.
  • Mentoring of less experienced and inexperienced individuals is required.
SKILLS
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills; Candidate will be presenting to company senior leadership
  • Proficient computer and data analysis skills
  • Operations experience a plus
  • Proven team player
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of recent, relevant industry experience; Unconventional experience preferred
  • Good working knowledge of industry economic software required (Aries preferred)
  • Experience in advanced decline curve analysis (IHS Harmony preferred) to forecast well performance and estimated reserves
  • Knowledge of SEC reserve reporting guidelines and able to quantify PUD, POSS, and PROB reserves
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Ability to proficiently utilize technical and administrative personnel resources
Lease Operator
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

White Star Petroleum is accepting applications for the full-time position of Lease Operator.


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Experienced Lease Operator. This position is located in the Stillwater, OK area and will report to the Operations Foreman. The Lease Operator performs daily operational checks of assigned wells and production facilities. They will be expected to handle most routine problems independently. The individual will prepare, maintain and submit daily reports and records of daily gas and liquid volume, well pressure, volume of chemicals used, etc. The Lease Operator will conduct production tests using established procedures, perform minor repairs on surface production and injection equipment and may operate production and injection equipment. The individual will represent the company in delivery of materials and witnesses purchaser's gauges and tests, ensuring accuracy of run tickets.


PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Understand and follow our Safety Policies, Procedures & Expectations as well as our Best Management Practices
  • Lead and operate by the guidelines set forth in our Safety Culture
  • Report all incidents / Near Misses / Spills / SWA in a timely manner
  • Lease maintenance & operations
  • Learn, maintain and optimize various forms of artificial lift
  • Monitor well’s daily production and performance
  • Understand facility design, functionality and process flow and how to operate the equipment
  • Understand LOE and cost impact
  • Help commission new facilities when needed and ensure a seamless handover between flow back and production ops
  • Winter operations – adjusting daily ops to account for cold weather
    • Understanding hydrates and freezes. How to safely remove and mitigate
  • Mentoring / Training New Personnel / Contractors
  • Consistent daily communication between day and night shifts
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Minimum Requirements:
  • Ability to work with computers and electronics
  • Previous unconventional well production related experience
  • Able to understand process flow and plumbing
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Ability to look overhead and down
  • Ability to assemble/disassemble parts with both hands
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum Requirements:
  • 2+ years of experience working as a Lease Operator or in an Oil and Gas Production position
  • High school education
  • Ability to look overhead and down
  • Ability to assemble/disassemble parts with both hands
Manager – Field & Water Management
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

White Star Petroleum is accepting applications for the full-time position of Manager – Field & Water Management .


JOB SUMMARY:

The Manager – Field & Water Management must have strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. This position requires experience with Oil and Gas and familiarity with codes / laws governing construction, and strong technical skills directly applicable to Oil and Gas construction. Responsibilities also include participation in project development, reviewing and observing construction contractor activities, documenting construction, initiating change proposals for design team review and approval, estimating cost of changes, negotiating costs with contractor, recommending acceptance to company and writing and issuing field change orders, managing compliance with applicable permits, laws, & oversight agencies, and managing construction disputes & claims.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • College Degree in a related field
  • 10+ years field services experience in the Oil & Gas industry
  • Experience with traditional, EPC, EPCM, and/or Design-Build project delivery
  • Experience supervising direct reports and managing a team of people
  • Experience with MS Office, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and MS Project, or other scheduling software
  • Must possess the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and identify discrepancies or conflicts within documents
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Settling of surface damages
  • Securing pipeline and electric easements
  • SWD lease agreement acquisition and reoccurring payment obligations
  • SWD lease termination or re-negotiations
  • Permitting county and state road and highway pipeline crossings
  • Drill cutting disposal
  • Coordinate due diligence efforts and transfer of operator processes for acquisitions and divestitures
  • Supervise personnel related to surface damages, surveying, site construction, SWD ROW, water, permitting, waste, environmental and real estate

Contact Us

Owner Relations:

ownerrelations @ wstr.com
Toll Free: 1.844.402.4903
Fax: 1.844.406.4347

Mailing Address:

White Star Petroleum, LLC
P.O. Box 13360
Oklahoma City, OK 73113

Physical Address:

White Star Petroleum, LLC
301 N.W. 63rd Street, Suite 600
Oklahoma City, OK 73116

General Inquiries:

info @ wstr.com
Local: 1.405.252.5777
Toll Free: 1.844.402.4902