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  • 1) Operates pumps and auxiliary equipment to produce artificial flow of oil or gas from wells in oil field: Starts pumps and opens valves to pump oil from wells into storage tanks.

  • 2) Starts compressor engines and diverts oil from storage tanks into compressor units and auxiliary equipment to recover natural gas from oil.

  • 3) Opens valves to return compressed gas to bottoms of specified wells to repressurize them and force oil to surface.

  • 4) Operates engines and pumping units from central powerplant to shut off wells according to production schedule and to switch flow of oil into unfilled storage tanks.

  • 5) Reads tank gauges and pump meters, and keeps production records.

  • 6) May supervise OIL PUMPERS and other workers engaged in producing oil from wells.

  • 7) May repair gas and oil meters and gauges.




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Job Number: 8084