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Project Manager


The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Req ID:  1156

Western Midstream is a master limited partnership formed to own, develop, acquire, and operate midstream assets. We are engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering, transporting, and disposing of produced water for our customers.

We operate or own equity interests in assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas, including approximately 16,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and over 100 gathering, treating, and processing facilities.

Job Summary:

WES seeks a qualified individual to join the Integrated Operational Planning Team who can take a lead role in the planning, coordination, and optimization of projects, both in preparation of bringing new production into the Delaware Basin Asset’s oil, gas and water gathering systems and helping de-bottleneck existing assets to increase throughput or reduce downtime. This role is based in the Woodlands, TX and will involve being co-located with WES customers ~60% of the time.



  • 5+ years of relevant field experience supporting oil, gas and water surface operations is required.
  • Engineering program and project management experience in oil and gas operations is required. Experience managing high volume well connect projects, gathering pipeline projects and field gathering facilities including compressor stations, pump stations, and salt-water disposal facilities is preferred. A basic knowledge of drilling and completions activities is also advantageous.
  • Experience working with industry codes and standards is desired, experience with pipeline, measurement, and gathering facilities as well as applicable local, state, and Federal regulations is advantageous. Working knowledge of applicable environmental and safety regulations is also desired.
  • Must be able to work effectively with both engineers and operations personnel.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment with ability to deliver accurate work and demonstrate strong analytical and time management skills.
  • Proficiency with standard office software such as Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required.
  • Proficiency with OSI PI, Spotfire, or SEEQ programs is desired.



  • Exhibit WES’s core values of Servant Leadership, Empowerment, Customer Focus, Belief in Each Other, Integrity, and Positive Work Environment.
  • Lead the communication between WES and 3rd party customers during new volumes campaign planning, operational-readiness, and execution phases.
  • Lead the communication between WES and 3rd party customers during upset events to help smooth response coordination, ensure information is shared timely and accurately and that lessons learned are transferred between all organizations.
  • Collaborate with different teams within WES: Engineering and Construction, Field Operations, Measurement, Automation, Supply Chain Management, Asset Integrity and Tactical Operations Center (TOC).
  • Coordinate internal meetings with different teams to understand timing of different projects and activities in preparation for new volumes (Pipeline and Meter Readiness, Booster Installation, DRA Skids, Valve Alignment, Pigging, Acid Jobs, Automation, TOC Scada visibility…)
  • Help analyze field problems and support technical assessment in determining various causes & solutions of problems reported from the field in preparation for the Campaigns.
  • Provide Feedback of Project Timing to Integrated Schedule based on Turn Over to sales (TOTs) schedules.
  • Update and Maintain New Production Tracking Sheet.
  • Compile and present Lessons learned from each completed Campaign.


Bachelor of Science Degree required; Chemical, Mechanical, or Petroleum Engineering preferred, other engineering disciplines may be considered with appropriate experience.


This position is not eligible for relocation.


Travel Requirements:
Travel outside of the greater Houston area will be required up to 25%.


Work Schedule:
This position will work 9 hours Monday – Thursday and 4 hours on Friday.  The position will rotate weekly between working from home and the office.


Western Midstream does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.


Western Midstream is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees.  All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Nearest Major Market: Houston