Consultant Geologist - Petrophysicist, Saudi Arabia

at Saudi Aramco
Location Saudi Arabia
Date Posted July 4, 2016
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Job Title Consultant Geologist - Petrophysicist Division Northern Area Exploration Position Description As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company by 2020, and to accomplish our goals. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. The Eastern Area Exploration Department is seeking a Consultant Geologist with strong a Petro Physical background to join their world class team.

The successful applicant will possess strong expertise in planning, supervision of data acquisition, quality control and interpretation of petro physical data using industry standard petro physical software such as Techlog and Geolog, with their various application modules and perform both deterministic and multi min analyses. Have experience of planning, preparing and supervision of logging operations and cost estimation operations. Be accustomed to providing accurate, reliable and timely petro physical solutions in support of the decision making process. Perform preliminary processing and analysis of all image logs for permeable horizons, fracturing and lithology. Be able to choose RFT pressures and fluid sampling locations; interpretation of pressures, mobility’s and fluid recoveries into the CAT plot. Formation pressure data analysis for fluid type, contacts and pressure communication identification. Able to review Cement Bond Logs and advise all stakeholders on Cased Hole Testing design and probable outcomes. Experience to perform and be part of integrated studies utilizing logs, cores, geological, geophysical and production information (Saturation Height Modeling), planning, QC and integration of core data, including RCA and SCAL analysis in Petro physical and reservoir studies. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.

Minimum Requirements Education - Bachelors Degree in Geology

Experience - 10-years’ experience in exploring for hydrocarbon in clastic environments with a strong Petrophysical background

Duties & Responsibilities The candidate will be able to prepare coring programs and do technical evaluations of Coring and Core Analysis Bids. Have the experience to integrate conventional, and advanced core data analysis produced by computer-generated formation evaluation results. Expertise in using capillary pressure data in generation of saturation height functions. Expertise in rock typing and facies analysis using wire-line data. Be familiar with the rocks mechanics concepts, and have experience with cement evaluation VDL, CBL and USIT. Other duties include performing and supervising routine / special core analysis, integrate, and calibrate results with Petro Physical analysis. Candidates will have experience in processing and interpretation of image data, and be able to estimate absolute and fluid specific permeability’s. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills. Accustomed to interfacing on multiple levels including sub-ordinates, peers, supervisors, venture partners. Fluent in English. Highly adaptable. Ability to work independently or in multi-disciplined integrated teams.


About Us Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing. Req Number 70063283

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