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Facilities Engineer


Neuquen, Q, AR

Company:  ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Exploration Argentina S.R.L; empresa afiliada a Exxon Mobil Corporation (*)

About us


ExxonMobil affiliates have been operating in Argentina for more than 100 years. Today, ExxonMobil in Argentina employs over 1,800 people through several Exxon Mobil Corporation affiliates: ExxonMobil Exploration Argentina S.R.L, Mobil Argentina S.A., and ExxonMobil Business Support Center Argentina S.R.L.  Since 2011, ExxonMobil Exploration Argentina (EMEA) has had a presence in the unconventional Vaca Muerta shale oil and shale gas.


ExxonMobil currently holds interest in 7 blocks, of which 4 are under 35-year unconventional exploitation concession: Bajo del Choique-La Invernada, Pampa de las Yeguas, Los Toldos I South and Sierra Chata.

In 2015, the Neuquén provincial government granted the first 35-year Unconventional Exploitation Concession to ExxonMobil, for the Bajo del Choique/La Invernada block for EMEA.


In June 2019, the company announced long-term oil development of the Bajo del Choique-La Invernada block. The project is expected to produce up to 55,000 oil-equivalent barrels per day within five years and will include 90 wells, a central production facility and evacuation infrastructure.

Job Role Summary


  • Contribute to all stages of Upstream asset development and operations
  • Work closely with production operations and other engineering teams to optimize facility performance and facility surveillance post project phase
  • Evaluate, optimize and design:
    • Production flowline and surface equipment
    • Water infrastructure management plan for developing and producing assets
    • Compressor and a fleet management plan
    • Gas lift surface infrastructure
    • Fuel gas solutions for drilling, completions and other rotating horsepower
  • Define facility projects and work with project team to support as required
  • Support development and implementation of facility integrity programs
Skillset required and prior experience


Minimum of 5 years’ experience. At least 2 out of the 4 mentioned below:

  • Production surveillance and optimization
  • Facility design, construction and/or operation
  • Workover and completion experience
  • Industry and market knowledge.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to lead and/or support multidiscipline teams

Fluent English written and oral



Sphere of Influence

  • Internal: Immediate work group and interfaces from other disciplines
  • External:
  • Partners – Periodically present EMEA facility operations and performance as part of annual planning process or as required
  • Contractors  - work jointly to identify solutions and opportunities to meet asset performance needs
  • Support project development from concept selection through commissioning and startup and/or all phases of asset operational life through asset sale or decommissioning.
  • Apply understanding of oil and gas producing operations, and teamwork, communication and presentation skills to develop and deliver cost effective technical support within your discipline.
  • Primary contributions will be at the individual contributor level in skill areas specific to the individual's current and primary job families.


(*) Afiliada ExxonMobil significa Exxon Mobil Corporation y/o toda persona, individuo, sociedad de persona, sociedad con responsabilidad limitada, sociedad anónima, fideicomiso, sucesión, asociación no constituida, representante, joint venture u otra entidad, directa o indirectamente controlante, controlada por Exxon Mobil Corporation o bajo control común con Exxon Mobil Corporation. Para los fines de esta definición el término "control" (incluyendo los términos "controlante" y "bajo control común con") significa posesión, directa o indirecta del poder para dirigir o disponer la dirección del manejo y políticas ya sea a través de la titularidad de títulos, acciones, cuotas o cualquier otro documento con derecho a voto, o por contrato o de otro modo, respecto de cualquier persona, individuo, sociedad de personas, sociedad con responsabilidad limitada, sociedad anónima, fideicomiso, sucesión, asociación no constituida, representante, joint venture u otra entidad."

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