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TECHNICAL CAREERS WITH SHELL

= Canada only, not applicable in U.S.


= Preferred degree
= U.S. only, not applicable in Canada
= Applicable in U.S. and Canada
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Geologist
Geophysicist
Petrophysicist
Reservoir Engineer
Well Engineer
Production Technologist (Upstream)
Asset Maintenance Engineer
Process Engineer
Chemist
Electrical Engineer
Instrument Engineer
Materials, Corrosion, Metal Engineer
HSSE
Production Manufacturing (Downstream)
Project Engineer
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Geology/Geophysics
Responsible for nding new and commercially viable reserves of
oil and gas, as well as developing and maximizing the output of
existing elds. In addition, you will be involved with:
n Acquiring 3D seismic data
n Creating advanced geological models
n Dening reservoir properties
n Planning development wells
Petrophysics
Critical at every stage from rst exploration to full production,
petrophysicists acquire and evaluate well data that helps to construct
reservoir models and then predict the potential ow. Your work
will consist of:
n Designing data acquisition programs
n Measuring reservoir volumes
n Assessing potential oil and gas yield
Reservoir Engineering
Responsible for providing a detailed understanding of how oil,
gas and water are distributed within a reservoir. This consists of
transforming petrophysical and geological data into dynamic
models. Your work will involve:
n Developing economically viable plans
n Using multi-cell simulation techniques
n Forecasting oil and gas ow rates
Well Engineering
In your hands will be the design, safe construction and maintenance
of oil and gas wells. You will help nd the best technical, commercial
and environmental ways to recover hydrocarbons. This involves:
n Field development and well design
n Well construction and maintenance
n Gathering sub-surface data
n Safety and environment management
Production Technologist
As part of a team of geoscientists and petroleum engineers, you will
be involved in the full life-cycle of eld development. The technical
challenges you face will vary, depending on geographic location
and eld maturity. You could work on:
n Well production improvements
n Field monitoring and ow optimization
n Conceptual design of development wells
n Field development planning
n Well and platform operations
n Managing safety and environmental issues
Asset Maintenance Engineering
Provides critical engineering support to oil and gas production
facilities, onshore and offshore, as well as reneries and chemical
plants. This involves:
n Maintaining asset and HSSE integrity
n Technical troubleshooting
n New plant design and construction
Process Engineering
Provides crucial support to production both onshore and offshore.
Specialists are needed in gas, renery, upstream and chemical
technologies. Your work will consist of:
n Ensuring the technical integrity of plants
n Advising on process safety issues
n Commissioning new installations
Discipline Engineering
Encompasses skilled engineers from a wide range of disciplines
such as mechanical, civil, electrical, instrument, materials, corrosion
and process control engineering. You can make a vital contribution by:
n Designing, building and maintaining our facilities
n Ensuring safe, reliable and environmentally responsible operations
n Representing Shell at professional technical institutions and conferences
HSSE and Social Performance
HSSE & SP professionals focus on driving improvements to make
Shell a more responsible operator, improving our sustainability
performance and helping communities to benet from projects
and operations. You could be responsible for:
n Driving HSSE & SP performance improvement at one of our facilities
n Assisting Operations at managing environmental risks
n Identifying and minimizing negative social impacts
n Enhancing local benets for the communities we operate in
Project/Facilities Engineering
Designs and commissions all surface installations and infrastructure.
Your responsibilities could cover cost, health and safety, scheduling,
and quality control. You will also be involved with:
n Managing complex engineering projects
n Selecting and supervising contractors
n Creating designs for new facilities
Product/Process Research
You will be central to our future success researching innovative
technologies and ensuring they are applied to new processing
methods and product development. You could help us meet technical
challenges by:
n Searching and developing new catalysts
n Creating high-performance fuels and lubricants
n Exploring sustainable energy technologies
COMMERCIAL CAREERS WITH SHELL
= Canada only, not applicable in U.S.
= Preferred degree
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= Applicable in U.S. and Canada
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Downstream Commercial
Commercial Upstream & Midstream
Our businesses operate some of the worlds largest and most
complex projects, often in extreme environments. You could be
responsible for:
n New business development
n Commercial support to existing assets
n The handling of commercial issues related to the sale
Contracting & Procurement (CP)
CP takes a strategic approach to managing Shells expenditure
and suppliers, and supports our operations and capital projects by
delivering goods and services on time, to the right specication.
You will be involved in:
n Market intelligence
n Managing supplier relationships
n Contract bidding and negotiation
n Developing and delivering procurement strategies
Finance
Responsible for providing support to business decision-making,
ensuring compliance with the complex regulations of todays business
world, and driving operational efciency through global standards
and simplied and automated processes. You will handle:
n Financial and variance analysis
n Capital budgets
n Opportunity and project evaluation
n Financial and Investment planning
n Mergers & Acquisitions
n Internal Audits
Human Resources
HR includes a broad spectrum of specialties ranging from recruitment
and performance management to learning and development. The
role is people-oriented, so being skilled at human interaction is
essential. Depending on your particular role, youll be involved in:
n Providing organizational support and managing change
n Dening and delivering team development programs
n Leading projects in staff planning, compensation
and benchmarking
n Attracting and recruiting new employees
n Designing and implementing performance management systems
n Promoting diversity and inclusiveness
Information Technology/Information Management
Develop custom applications and work closely with customers and
colleagues to deliver innovative solutions. Areas of specialization include:
n Global project implementation, e.g. SAP
n Strategic IT consultancy
n Pre-sales support and analysis
n Applications development
n Project management
Sales
You will be responsible for increasing the market penetration of
Shells portfolio of products in an assigned territory, in addition to:
n Meeting sales, protability and expense targets
n Developing and growing direct customer sales and relationships
n Seeking out and securing new customers
n Developing and maintaining a regional distributor network
Marketing
Whether in a business-to-business (B2B) or business-to-customer
(B2C) environment, you will be responsible for strengthening our
corporate reputation, building brand awareness and supporting
our business goals. You could nd yourself:
n Monitoring market developments
n Implementing marketing plans
n Maximizing Shells lubricants market penetration
in the assigned territory.
Supply Chain & Distribution
Gain exposure to all aspects of our international distribution
and logistical activity from balancing supply and demand to
liaising with production units. Youll focus on areas such as:
n Market analysis
n Contract negotiation
n Managing risk against cost
n Optimizing distribution channels
Trading
Shell Trading supports the Shell businesses, in particular Oil
Products, Gas & Power and Chemicals, by trading natural gas,
electrical power, crude oil, rened products, chemical feedstocks
and environmental products. You will be involved with:
n Contract preparation
n Managing risks
n Conducting negotiations
n Managing customer relationships
n Handling logistics