Petroleum Engineer - Unconventional Resources in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

at Saudi Aramco
Location Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Date Posted February 19, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Position DescriptionSaudi Aramco, long known for its leadership in oil exploration, production, and refining, is seeking experienced professionals to join the growing Unconventional Resources exploration efforts. We have an immediate requirement for experienced Production Engineering specialist with relevant unconventional expertise. Of primary interest is experience in hydraulic fracturing, completion design and production optimization. Consider the opportunity to join our team and help shape the future of the unconventional resources exploration and producing in Saudi AramcoAs a successful candidate you will be responsible for ensuring appropriate well completion designs, cost-effective fracturing programs tailored to numerous reservoirs, and studies on related projects.As a subject-matter expert you will coach and mentor other production engineers and graduates within the team. Minimum RequirementsAs the successful candidate you will meet the following minimum requirements:- A bachelors degree in Petroleum Engineering. A masters degree would be an advantage. You will have minimum of 10 years of extensive production engineering experience including experience in unconventional resources or HPHT/Tight Gas with a strong understanding of hydraulic fracturing. You will be familiar with simulation software such as Prosper, Saphir, WellCat and MFrac (or equivalent) with the ability to perform nodal analysis. Duties & ResponsibilitiesYou will be required to perform production engineering duties, including:Design well completion and propose alternatives if requiredDesign and execute quality assurance/quality control and perform post-job analysis for acid and proppant fracturing treatmentsDetermine the optimum production rate for wellsPerform studies and projects assuring adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of problems in areas, including stimulation, production, well design and testing programs, reservoir flow properties and fluid studiesOwn the quality and implementation of optimization tools Analyze and resolve water chemistry issuesWorking closely with the surveillance organization you will plan, monitor and validate surveillance activities for wells to ensure well integrity Provide input to pilot design and interpretationConduct flow assurance analysis Monitor corrosion and resolve paraffin scaling issuesUtilize artificial lift to increase productivity of wellsConduct nodal analysisImplement industry best practices and exchange of learning's with other similar unconventional gas assets

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