Sr Process Engineer

Date: Sep 3, 2023

Location: Plano, TX, US, 75024

Company: Denbury Inc.

Job Summary

Denbury has a current opening for a Sr Process Engineer in our corporate offices located in Plano, Texas.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supporting the CO2 Pipeline Transportation Business Unit through hydraulic modeling for expansion scenarios of Denbury’s CO2 transmission pipeline system.  Current system comprised of ~750 miles in Gulf Coast and ~330 miles in Rockies Region.
  • Supporting the Carbon Capture Use and Storage (CCUS) Business Unit by advising on CO2 product specification impacts to the CO2 pipeline system, including providing processing solutions to clean up contaminants (H2S, N2, CH4+, NOX/SOX, methanol, H2, etc).
  • Supporting the Acquisitions Group with technical evaluations of CO2 capture technology investment opportunities.
  • Supporting the Project Management Group (~5 Project Managers) with management of process engineering scope/schedule/budgets through use of 3rd-party engineering contractors to execute a Capital program of ~$100MM/yr.
  • Supporting Oil and Gas Production Business Unit Facilities Engineers (~10 Field Engineers) with troubleshooting and optimization of existing assets including both conventional gravity separation, NGL extraction, water flood, and CO2 enhanced oil recovery facilities.
  • Travel will vary with project type and project phase (one trip per quarter anticipated).


Position has potential to grow into a management position with future growth of Process Engineering group (as business plan/needs dictate).


Additional Job Responsibilities

  • Participate in multiple weekly Capital project meetings
  • Work with Denbury project management
  • Work with Denbury facility engineers
  • Work with 3rd Party Engineering firms (Process Engineering focus)
  • Generate scopes of work for 3rd Party Engineering firms
  • Review 3rd Party Engineering firm deliverables
  • Assist with project development design concepts, cost estimates, schedules
  • Support the utilization, development and implementation of standards, processes, and procedures related to Process Engineering topics

Skills and Relevant Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience
  • Experience in Hydraulic Modeling
  • Experience in Process Simulation
  • Working knowledge of ANSI/ASME, DOT and API codes as related to the oil & gas industry (B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, API 14C, CFR 192/195, etc)
  • Experience with and understanding Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s), Heat and Material Balance (H&MB), Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&ID’s), Plot Plans, and Pipeline Alignment Sheets
  • Experience with Process Risk Assessments (what-if, PHA, HAZOP, etc)
  • Experience with Process Controls
  • Experience with Corrosion Control
  • Strong business acumen and demonstrated understanding of project economics (NPV, Lifecycle Analysis, CAPEX vs OPEX options analysis)

Additional Skills and Relevant Experience

  • HYSYS, Promax, Pipephase, PipeSim, GAP
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Microsoft Project
  • Bluebeam


  • Minimum B.S. in Chemical Engineering from ABET accredited institution
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently

Environmental and Physical Requirements

  • Work will primarily be conducted in an office environment
  • Travel to oil and gas production facilities (lower 48) 
  • Wearing of personal protective equipment
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds is required.
  • Position requires constant operation and viewing of a computer screen
  • Sitting for long periods of time
  • Frequent alpha/numeric keyboarding
  • Oral communication over the phone and in person

Location Type: Corporate (Plano)
Location:  Plano , Texas
Employment Status: Full time
FLSA Status: Exempt



Welcome to Denbury. A different kind of Oil Company.

Denbury Inc., a Delaware corporation, is an independent energy company with operations focused in the Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States. We are differentiated by our focus on CO2 EOR and the emerging CCUS industry, supported by our CO2 EOR technical and operational expertise and our extensive CO2 pipeline infrastructure. The utilization of captured industrial-sourced CO2 in EOR significantly reduces the carbon footprint of the oil that we produce, making our Scope 1 and 2 CO2 emissions negative today, with a goal to reach Net Zero for our Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 CO2 emissions within this decade, primarily through increasing the amount of captured industrial-sourced CO2 used in our operations.


Our employees are our most valued resource. We recognize that it is their ideas, passion and collective effort that produce winning results. Denbury attracts outstanding Talent, provides them with advanced technology and is committed to their future development. We offer challenging work to increase skills and experience.


To become part of our organization, you must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Denbury adheres to a Drug and Alcohol-Free Workplace and as such all employees are subject to post-accident and random drug and alcohol screenings. Some positions require successful completion of pre-employment physical examinations and/or the wearing and use of personal protective equipment (respirators, FR clothing, protective eye wear, hearing protection, head protection, protective footwear, etc).


Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Requisition #7924 

Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas