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2022-2023: Wells Full Time

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. To advance a lower-carbon future, we are focused on cost efficiently lowering our carbon intensity, increasing renewables and offsets in support of our business, and investing in low-carbon technologies that enable commercial solutions. More information about Chevron is available at

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of entry-level Wells Engineers located in:
  • Bakersfield, California
  • Covington, Louisiana
  • Houston, Texas
  • Midland, Texas
  • Greeley, Colorado

Entry-level Wells Engineers (Horizons Program) – Wells engineers have both office and field based assignments as part of their early career development. Field based assignments typically include: Drill Site Representatives for on-site drilling operations including exploratory wells and development wells, and/or Well Site Representatives for on-site frac spreads and well intervention operations on producing wells. Office assignments can be: drilling engineer, completions engineer, and/or well intervention engineer. Typical responsibilities for drilling engineering include: cost estimation, bit and drill string design, casing and cement design, and mud program design. Typical responsibilities for completions engineering include: cost estimation, well completion design including fracture or sand control design, well completion fluid recommendation, production tubing string design and effective nodal analysis, including understanding the integrated production system to effectively optimize production. Typical responsibilities for well intervention engineering include: designing, planning, supporting, and supervising well intervention and completion procedures, applying technology and innovation in remediating wells the use of coiled tubing and snubbing units.

Opportunities may exist to transfer to overseas locations after developing core Wells engineering competencies. Mobility is encouraged as there are many opportunities for Chevron Wells engineers to work in a variety of assignments at different locations, both domestic and international.

Required Qualifications:

  • Students completing the last year of the requirements for their Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or individuals with a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering degree with less than 2 years of directly related work experience.
  • Strong academic performance in core programs, communication, leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills are of extreme importance. 
  • Position may require driving on a routine basis.

Relocation Options:
Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

Additional Application Instructions: 
Please submit your resume and unofficial transcript(s) for review.

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