Production Operations Engineer


Ring Energy, Inc. (NYSE American: REI) is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas and is a Texas-based oil and gas exploration, development, and production company with current operations in the Permian Basin of West Texas -- recognized as the top producing oil basin in North America.Primary company focus is Horizontal San Andres wells in the Central Basin Platform and Northwest Shelf.


The position will be based out of the company’s office in The Woodlands, Texas. Candidate will be responsible for production monitoring & optimization, well work planning & execution, and artificial lift design & evaluation. With minimal supervision, must be able to handle multiple projects while working on both office and field work simultaneously. Must work well in a team setting and communicate effectively with a strong emphasis on safety.

Description of Tasks:

  • Monitor Daily production and communicate variances to supervisor.
  • Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance.
  • Prepare cost estimates and procedures for well remediation, review reports, communicate with field supervisors, track costs, verify invoices and perform post job analysis.
  • Design, analyze and optimize artificial lift systems with a focus on ESP and rod lift.
  • Track capital expenditures and LOE in assigned areas. Perform trend analyses, prepare forecasts and budgets as needed.
  • Understand and follow all safety policies & procedures based on company HSE program.
  • Produce technical reports and presentations.
  • Be available and willing to make field visits, as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with field personnel. 


  • Engineering degree required; Petroleum Engineering preferred.
  • 2 – 10 years of industry related experience.
  • Proficient computer skills with MS Office.
  • Experience with Industry related software ideal (Rod Star, Production Explorer, Harmony, etc.).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to perform economic analysis and justification.
  • Highly motivated individual who works well in a fast-paced environment.


Ring Energy, Inc. offers a competitive compensation plan and a comprehensive benefits program. The benefits program includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k), life insurance, HSA & FSA Plans, and paid time off. The position will also be eligible for the company’s AIP and LTI award programs.

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