EGE Internship EGE Internship on Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Midland/Odessa, TX
2018 Summer Production Operator Internship - Shell
Headquarters: The Hague, Netherlands
Size: 10000+ employees
Founded: 1907
Type: Company - Public (RDSA)
Industry: Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue: $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors: ExxonMobil, BP, Chevron
We are a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories.

Our operations are divided into Upstream, Integrated Gas and New Energies, Downstream, and Projects & Technology.

Upstream focuses on exploration for new liquids and natural gas reserves and on developing major new projects.

Integrated Gas and New Energies focuses on liquefying natural gas (LNG) and converting gas to liquids (GTL) so that it can be safely stored and shipped to markets around the world. The New Energies business explores and invests in new low-carbon opportunities.

Downstream focuses on turning crude oil into a range of refined products, which are moved and marketed around the world. We also produce and sell petrochemicals for industrial use worldwide. Our oil sands mining activities are a part of Downstream.

Our Projects & Technology business is responsible for delivering new development projects and innovative research and development.

Mission: Shell’s strategy seeks to strengthen our leadership in the oil and gas industry, while positioning the company for growth as the world transitions to a low-carbon energy system.

Safety and environmental and social responsibility underpin our business approach.

Our commitment to technology and innovation is the core of our strategy. As energy projects become more complex and technically demanding, we believe our engineering expertise will be a deciding factor in the growth of our businesses.

2018 Summer Production Operator Internship
Company Description Shell Exploration & Production Company (SEPCo) is responsible for safely finding, developing and producing oil and natural gas in North America. Shell has been operating in the Gulf of Mexico for five decades and these operations provide more than 73 percent of our U.S. oil and gas production. SEPCo is the largest of Shell's E&P operating units, accounting for 17 percent of Shell's worldwide oil and gas production. Based in Houston, Texas, our key operating locations are in the Gulf of Mexico, South Texas, Wyoming, Alabama, Alaska and Canada.

The 2018 Summer Internship program will begin with an intensive orientation and training session at Shell’s Permian Asset located in the Midland, Texas area. During this orientation and training session, the selected student will receive training in the following areas:
  • Computer Systems Usage
  • Health Safety and Environmental
  • Process Skills Certifications
  • Team Building
  • Production Operations
Following the completion of the orientation and training session, the selected student will be assigned to their internship work location. During their hitches they will be assigned a mentor that will help guide them through your internship. 
The three (3) key areas for the internship are safety, interpersonal/teamwork Skills and technical Skills. 
The learned responsibilities for the internship will include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE):
  • Being familiar with the HSSE Management Systems and actively participating in its implementation
  • Understanding and supporting the importance of sustainable development
  • Being able to recognize job hazards, stopping work and correcting the situation
  • Actively participating in Management of Change (MOC) issues
  • Actively participate in the Behavior Based Safety Management (BBSM)
  • Developing an understanding of the Contractor Safety Management
  • Having an understanding and good working knowledge of HSS&E standards such as the, Risk Matrix, Permit To Work and Lock Out / Tag Out
  • Utilizing work procedures to safely execute job tasks
  • Being able to review, update and present job procedures to peers
  • Demonstrating defensive driving behaviors
Interpersonal - Teamwork - Communications:
  • Working well in a team environment
  • Working with team members to understand failures and establishing preventative maintenance procedures
  • Working with other field surveillance team members to standardize data input, data extraction and measurement for bench-marking purposes
  • Working with team members to share and implement best practices
  • Working with all Magnolia teams to encourage rapid implementation of opportunities to improve operating efficiency and expense reduction
  • Notifying Operations Technician of repairs requiring 30-plus minutes or needing materials or contract services not immediately available
  • Assisting Operations Technicians in coordinating contractor activities related to production surveillance activities and tasks
  • Assisting Operations Technicians utilizing IT tools to reduce repetitive equipment failures resulting in call outs and overtime
  • Communicating with the Operations Technician regarding potential well/facility problems, lift optimization and enhancement opportunities


Requirements To be eligible for the internship, you must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and either:
  • be within 12 months of earning an Associates Degree from an accredited program in Process Technology and/or Instrumentation, or
  • have already earned your degree within 6 months prior to the internship start date.
​In addition to the academic requirements listed above, applicants must also meet the following requirements:
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation
  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation
  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation
  • Willing to respond to emergencies as part of the Emergency Response Team with or without accommodation
  • This position requires hires to reside proximate to the site to respond to call-outs and emergencies. Distance varies by location, but generally 50 - 70 miles is the limit.
  • Willing to work a shift schedule of up to 8 consecutive days
  • Willing to work a rotating shift work schedule
  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends
  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies
  • Possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States
  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair and oral fluid drug testing
  • Willing to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy
  • Willing to support and comply with the company’s safety policies and initiatives
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies
  • Willing to attend and achieve satisfactory results on pre-employment testing

No. of Positions 2
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. 

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.