Project Development Engineer

Engineering Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Summary

The Project Development Engineer provides engineering support to the operations groups through planning and creation of technical regulatory documents with the primary goal of ensuring uninterrupted operational readiness in support of corporate goals and objectives.


  • Create technical plans related to drilling and completion activities including directional plans, cement proposals, proper sizing of BOP, casing design, wellbore diagrams, and surface use plans for well pads, pipelines and gathering systems.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies, develop a deep understanding of regulatory rules, regulations and policies in areas in which we operate
  • Procure, review and approve archeological and biological reports as necessary. Evaluate impacts of findings and work with Operations Land, Environmental and other groups as necessary to modify operational plans accordingly.
  • Participate in Asset team meetings; advise the group on regulatory hurdles, timing constraints, required development needs, and upcoming regulations that could impact CLR operations.
  • Work closely with all other departments to stay abreast of issues that must be addressed, resolved or mitigated to ensure uninterrupted operations.
  • Troubleshoot existing processes and procedures; propose optimizations/improvements.
  • Manage special projects as they arise.


  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Proven team player with ability to think “outside the box”
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Adobe. Experience in Wellview and Spotfire is a plus
  • Strong leadership skills; able to prioritize, delegate tasks and make sound decisions
  • Assembling and presenting technical concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Willingness to provide assistance to others in the group when needed
  • Takes significant action to develop skills needed for effectiveness in current or future job


  • Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Minimum of two (2) years related experience
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and efficiently prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • An acceptable pre-employment background and drug test