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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

OXY, Inc Midland, TX

OXY, Inc
Midland, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Oxy offers a field internship program which targets Freshman & Sophomore engineering students interested in an early career field operational experience working at/on wellsite locations in West or South Texas. Field internship opportunities will be in one of three disciplines: Drilling, Completions or Production.
Career benefits to be realized from the program include:

* Exposure to highly technical oilfield equipment and processes,

* Ability to observe a variety of operations at various stages of the well s life,

* Completing unique, high-value projects, presenting results/recommendations to management,

* Tours of service company shops and laboratories,

* Training assignments to increase overall knowledge of operations and well maintenance,

* Coaching and mentoring by experienced field and office personnel,

* Exposure to life in the field.

Logistical aspects of the program include:

* Work schedule: 1 week orientation in the office, 2 weeks-on site/1 week-off rotation in the field, 1 final week in the Houston office

* Travel to work location: Transportation will be reimbursed or in few situations provided by Oxy

* Living arrangements: Trailers or hotel rooms near the wellsite s will be provided by Oxy

* Food: Purchase and cook on location, expense reports submitted for reimbursement


* Ability to work with multiple engineering disciplines, operations employees, vendors and across business units

* Prepare and maintain project timeline

* Evaluate, organize and prioritize workload

* Decision making with little information and comfortable with change


* Bachelor s Degree in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or related field

* Must maintain minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills

* Team player and able to interact with employees at all levels of the organization

* Desire to pursue career in Oil and Gas Industry

West Texas or South Texas