Wells Engineer


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

What role you will play in our team


  • We are looking for experienced engineers with an emphasis on Wells Engineering and Wells Procurement Quality to provide wells engineering support across ExxonMobil’s global portfolio. 
  • ExxonMobil is a long-term career orientated company where you will have opportunities to develop your skills while working across different projects and business functions on a global scale.

What you will do


  • Provide engineering support in drilling, completions, and well performance area to ExxonMobil global wells teams leveraging modeling, analysis and engineering insights
  • Monitor drilling / production data and provide insights and recommendations to decision makers based on reasoning and engineering prowess
  • Work directly with Wells teams to provide design and / or operational support for safe and cost-effective operations
  • Provide production well surveillance to establish trends, recognize deviations, and identify data quality issues
  • Generate plots and reports to communicate well performance and leverage ExxonMobil subject matter expert advice and company best practices to improve performance
  • Collaborate with engineers and operations personnel on global asset teams
  • Operations engineering activities – provide dedicated field support in well performance, production optimization, artificial lift, well intervention opportunity identification, economic analysis, OPEX evaluation, completions and procedure generation
  • Integrate with adjacent disciplines – facilities, reservoir & geoscience teams to provide synergistic solutions to global wells teams

About You


Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree from a recognized university in petroleum, mechanical, chemical, civil, or electrical engineering with minimum CGPA 7.5 and above.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in Oil and Gas Industry specializing in either Drilling, Completions or workovers.
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate critical design & operating parameters through data and trend analysis
  • Experience in wells design, well performance monitoring, troubleshooting or optimization of well performance and well management
  • Knowledge of one or more of the basic wells engineering concepts including:


  1. Well construction – Drilling techniques, well control, fluids property management, drilling mechanics, performance monitoring.
  2. Well completions – Completion designs, well performance analysis, operational considerations & well operability limits.
  3. Well management – Production analysis & optimization, well performance methods, well intervention techniques, various artificial lift methods and systems.


  • Demonstrated ability to cooperate effectively in a team environment
  • Flexibility to work in shifts, with opportunities to leverage flexible work hours
  • Position is Bangalore-based with potential for international travel

Preferred Qualifications / Experience


  • Field experience at a rig site, wellsite, or production facility is preferred
  • Experience in programming languages such as Python is preferred but not required
  • Experience working in Tableau or Power BI or Spotfire is preferred but not required
  • Experience with engineering applications such as WellCat, WellView, CARTE is preferred but not required

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 


  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility


Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines.

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