Statoil Regulatory Compliance Coordinator - Bakken in Austin, Texas
Regulatory Compliance Coordinator - Bakken
Job ID: 254324
Location: Austin, Texas
Company: Equinor US Operations LLC
Contact Name: Kathy Hutching
Discipline: Drilling & Well
Education Preferred: Bachelor's Degree
Experience Preferred: 7 - 10 Years
Closing Date: Jul 272018
We're Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We're the largest operator in Norway, among the world's largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we're building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.
Technological innovation, rigorous safety standards, and environmental awareness drive our operations in the US and have helped Equinor to build a portfolio of onshore, offshore and exploration assets in some of the industry’s most exciting energy resource areas. We have offices in Houston, TX, Austin, TX, Williston, ND, Stamford, CT, Washington D.C., as well as in Mexico City. We are looking for talented people with a desire to find solutions and opportunities to contribute to our organization.
The Regulatory Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Bakken asset by coordinating and submitting regulatory filings in a timely manner with local, state and federal regulatory agencies and ensuring acceptance
Knowledge of NDIC, BLM and DNRC regulatory requirements. North Dakota and/or Montana State and Federal drilling, completion, operation/maintenance permitting experience preferred
Poistion will support the Bakken asset located in Austin, Texas
Work closely with management, operations and other disciplines to clearly define regulatory issues and develop solutions
Actively participate in meetings including HSE, drilling, permit updates, rig moves/scheduling, etc.
Effective liason with agency representatives to secure permits and resolve potential compliance issues
Representing/participating in industry groups/committees that monitor and/or influence regulatory efforts
Coordinate, prepare, file and track regulatory filings for Onshore drilling and production operation including, but not limited to, construction permits, permits to drill, well completions, workovers, production facility and pipeline design and installations applications, Right of Way grants and decommissioning, and well facility and pipeline abandonments and relinquishments
Maintain all annual updates, renewals and reports submitted to regulatory agencies while keeping company stakeholders informed of any changes to permit requirements to ensure compliance
Ensure asset personnel are delivering necessary data and exhibits to meet filing deadline requirements
Monitor and maintain knowledge of current and changing US onshore regulations
Inform stakeholders of regulatory and policy changes with a potential to impact US onshore operations
Conduct periodic regulatory compliance training for office and field-based operations personnel
Contribute to the development of internal regulatory standards, policies and procedures
Conduct periodic assurance activities to identify compliance gaps and corrective solutions
The role is expected to drive change, improve efficiencies utilizing LEAN methodology and automation of repetitive/administrate tasks in alignment with Equinor’s digital roadmap
7+ years of US Onshore drilling and production regulatory experience
Preferred Bakken regulatory experience
Working knowledge of US Onshore drilling and production permitting regulations at the federal and state levels
Ability to live by "I am safety" expectations
Exceptional communication skills and ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the organization and with confidence, respect and integrity
Ability to analyze information, solve problems and work in a team environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage a large workload with dynamic priorities
Proficient skills in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Ability to drive organizational change
Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and deliver a variety of training topics
Be imaginative, ambitious and stimulate new ideas
Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
Equinor offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. Equinor is an equal opportunity employer.
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.
Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.
All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.
Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.
An Equal Opportunity Employer: Females, Minorities, Veterans, Disables and Other Protected Groups. Equinor is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral requested.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.