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Join Our Team

We are always looking for people who share our values, who believe in making a difference. From our corporate headquarters in Tulsa, to our office in Aztec, N.M., or Killdeer, N.D., our employees are always looking for innovative new technological solutions, better ways to raise production and lower costs while recognizing that safety is our mantra.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package – and a chance for you to make an immediate impact.

If you’d like to join us, here’s a sample of just some of the career fields where we’re currently adding new talent.

  • Acquisition analysts
  • Completions engineers
  • Construction foremen
  • Environmental specialists
  • Facilities engineers
  • Geologists
  • Geoscientists
  • GIS analysts
  • Landmen
  • Petroleum engineers
  • Production analysts
  • Regulatory specialists
  • Permitting specialists
  • Reservoir specialists
  • Technicians

The Strength of Our People


  • Health care
  • Flexible spending account
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Matching 401(k) contributions
  • Additional 401(k) contributions
  • Discounted stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Tuition assistance

To see a full listing of all available job openings:



"I think we (as women) need to own it as much as anybody else. We need to mentor each other and make connections for those who would make ideal board candidates."


$5.8 Million Added to 401(k)

WPX just added $5.8 million to our employees' retirement funds through our "super-charged" 401(k). This is in addition to our matching contributions.



Here what a senior drilling engineer says about what it takes to drill a well beyond math, science and geology. "There's a lot to manage all at once."


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In addition to a 401k match, WPX also makes annual contributions to employee 401k accounts ranging from 6-8% based on age.

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