Upstream

The strength of our global organization allows us to explore for and capture all resources types, across all geological and geographical environments, using industry leading technology and capabilities.

The Upstream business encompasses the exploration and production of oil and gas in locations around the globe. Extracting resources from these locations requires cutting-edge technology and disciplined execution. The strength of our global organization allows us to explore for and capture all resource types, across all geological and geographical environments, using industry-leading technology and capabilities. We use our unique geoscience capabilities and understanding of the global hydrocarbon endowment to identify and prioritize all quality resources. 

We deliver industry-leading project execution for a portfolio of diverse opportunities that includes conventional, heavy oil, tight gas, shale gas, deepwater, liquefied natural gas (LNG), Arctic and sour gas projects. 

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We focus on safe operations, reservoir management, continuous improvement and applying production operations best practices around the world. With experience and applied technology, we can capture more oil and gas reserves at both new and mature fields. Advances in seismic imaging, reservoir simulation, drilling and facility design allow us to reach deposits that were previously unidentified or unreachable. 

Your opportunity

As the world's largest publicly traded energy company, we are positioned to invest in you and your career. We seek students and professionals who demonstrate the potential to develop in multiple assignments throughout their careers. See our featured departments below to learn more about opportunities in our various business lines.

How we work
In each assignment, I have met wonderful mentors who taught me science, business and how to add value to the corporation and in the lives of others. I am grateful to be mentored by and help mentor fantastic people.
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Matthew Chandler Geoscientist
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