Petroleum Engineer (Facilities Engineering Specialist) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

at Aramco Overseas Company
Location Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Date Posted July 2, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position Description:We are looking for Facilities Engineering Specialists to work with the Production and Facilities Development Department (PFDD), under the Petroleum Engineering & Development Admin Area. You will lead up-stream oil and gas facilities project life cycle (engineering, construction and commissioning) for offshore and on-shore facilities such as offshore wellhead platform (or onshore drill site), pipeline network and hydrocarbon gathering station. Also, provide input to concerned parties for improvement such as de-bottlenecking, cost-effective alternative, increasing performance and cost reduction. You will lead group of engineers in specific tasks and studies such as a new field development, a new water/gas injection network, 20-year field Master Plan and subsea/deep-water development.Minimum Requirements:As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelors degree in engineering. MSc or PhD is desirable, but not required. You must have a minimum of 15 years experience in a petroleum engineering organization with a minimum of 5 years in project related work. You should be familiar with gas plants, gas distribution systems, oil processing facilities, oil and gas gathering systems and have familiarity with downstream processes. You must have extensive experience in project type work in design, funding, materials acquisition, construction and commissioning. Also, able to identify design specifications and recommend improvements and economies in this area.You should have a thorough understanding of cost estimating pertaining to projects and able to explain over/under runs in expenditures. Its desirable to have production engineering experience and downhole well completions knowledge since studies encompassing these issues will be expected.Duties & Responsibilities:You are expected to be able to perform the following: Develop the scope of work for oil and gas upstream facilities design and reviewing engineering design packages. Conduct oil and gas upstream risk assessment studies. Participate in many HOZOP studies related to oil and gas upstream facilities.Apply safety related issues and address environmental impact issues. Perform pipe hydraulic simulations, choke and flash calculations on PC-based software packagesAnalyze results of the simulations and recommend optimum hydraulic operating conditions.Able to look at alternatives, perform economic analysis and identify the most cost-effective alternative.Participate in the company engineering standard review and the development of young professionals.About Us:Saudi Aramcos Exploration & Producing (E&P;) business line oversees the worlds largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Companys reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the worlds 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 Companys Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industrys 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.

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