Geomechanics Specialist in Saudi Arabia

at Saudi Aramco
Location Saudi Arabia, United States
Date Posted April 17, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Position Description
Saudi Aramco is a fully integrated, global petroleum enterprise, and a world leader in exploration and producing, refining, distribution, marketing, and petrochemicals manufacturing. We not only look 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.

The Reservoir Characterization Department is seeking a top Geomechanics Specialist to contribute to the advancement in reservoir geomechanics for oil and gas fields.

You will have proven expertise in 1D and 3D/4D geomechanic modeling, geomechanic forward modeling, structural restoration, and wellbore stability analysis.
Minimum Requirements
As the successful candidate, you will have a bachelors’ degree in geology or geophysics. It is preferred that you have a master’s degree or a Ph.D.

You will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.
Duties & Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:

Develop and build one-dimensional mechanical earth models and wellbore stability studies.

Support drilling operations through planning well trajectories of wells with wellbore stability analysis for inclined and horizontal wells with geomechanical and wellbore stability studies.

Contribute to R&D studies related to rock strength analysis and geological stress studies.

Formulate geomechanical contributions for exploration, appraisal, and developed reservoirs.

Extract stress anisotropies, orientations, and magnitudes by the analysis of well data and drilling parameters.

Predict and model natural fracture distribution using image logs, acoustic logs, drilling records, and seismic attributes.

Manage all geomechanical projects related to the asset teams and perform hydraulic fracturing modeling.

Integrate geomechanic solutions with other domains in the FDP team.

Provide active mentoring to the technical community, exploration geoscientists, and/or technicians assigned to work on a common project. Auto req ID 16352BR

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