Regulatory Technician II

Job Title: Regulatory Technician II
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-09-26
Reference: BH-90497
Contact Name: Lisa Burgess
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2018 16:45

Job Description

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of tasks in support of the Texas Regulatory group. Inputs information efficiently and accurately from a variety of sources into computer databases.  Works with staff regulatory professionals to ensure correct data is gathered and input and easily accessed for analysis and reporting. Generates notifications and reports with little direction.



Responsibilities may include:


    • Manage systems to support regulatory compliance requirements (well status reports, injection well pressure tests, inactive well tests)

    • Compile data required to gain approvals for recompletion, plug and abandon, and downhole commingling

    • Prepare workover rig notice of intents and subsequent reporting

    • Monitor daily drilling and production activity to ensure compliance with approved permits and initiate action for compliance

    • Finalize government approvals for operational and drilling activities

    • Run severance queries on RRC website to ensure compliance

    • Maintain well files and ensure all submitted and approved permits are filed appropriately

    • Provide support as needed to regulatory staff for all compliance issues

    • Knowledge of WellView, Avocet, DSM or Generwell

    • Enable professional staff to work more efficiently by accurately managing critical information through database input, manipulation and analysis

    • Receive information through correspondence with internal and external parties and select appropriate data for entry

    • Mine information from other databases for compilation into a single database

    • Request information from internal and external sources for entry into databases

    • Prepare reports and presentations suitable for management

    • Properly store data and reports for future reference

    • Strategize with professional staff to optimize the methods of obtaining and entering data

    • Develop and implement training and mentoring of analysts or professionals in the use of various databases

    • Accountable for timely submittal of required state agency reports

    • Maintain access rights to various databases as organizational changes occur

    • Troubleshoot databases to ensure outputs are accurate and complete

    • Network across the company to understand possible commonalities and efficiencies in data management






    • Legally authorized to work in the United States

    • 3+ years of oil and gas industry experience

    • 1+ years of regulatory experience

    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    • Strong understanding of Texas Railroad Commission Oil and Gas Rules and processes




    • Good understanding of Upstream Oil and Gas Operations including downhole operations, completion designs, wellbore schematics etc

    • Understanding of the Groundwater Protection Determination process in the state of Texas

    • Proficiency with data analytics and visualization tools (ie Spotfire)

    • Knowledge of government agencies’ regulatory processes and experience doing APD’S & Sundry Notices for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other State Oil and Gas Commissions

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Ability to work well autonomously or in a team setting

    • Ability to organize multiple tasks simultaneously

    • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments.

    • Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to best support the business