Petroleum Engineering (Reserves/Development Strategy/Production Planning) — Saudi Arabia

at Saudi Aramco
Location Saudi Arabia
Date Posted June 27, 2016
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 15


We are looking for experienced professionals to join us at our state-of-the-art Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, under the Upstream Development Strategy and Reserves Department (UDS&RD). Mainly to manage one of the world's largest portfolios of on-shore and off-shore oil and gas fields. We provide opportunities to conduct pioneering studies, introduce new technologies and provide specialized engineering services as part of our best-in-class reserves assessment, reservoir development, depletion planning and management practices. UDS&RD provides high level technical support to Upstream Management in its assigned areas of responsibility. This role requires both depth and breadth of critical technical expertise, managerial acumen and exceptional communication skills. As indicated by its critical functional areas, UDS&RD has significant influence on the company's performance along the value chain, from the initial evaluation of exploration activities to
assessment of reserves bases, planning of field development and production, and funding and implementation of rolling cost-effective oil and gas programs that deliver required hydrocarbons to customers on time. The engineer will lead the introduction of new work procedures driven by recent modifications to planning processes, which increase the focus on long-term reservoir development, depletion planning and management issues for the company's 50-Year strategy plan. This includes holistic corporate modeling and decision analysis to support value optimization, including portfolio capacity management, full costs to sales point and revenue for all products.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate should hold MSc degree in in petroleum engineering or related discipline. While a Ph.D. is desirable, an additional degree in business, economics or finance would be very beneficial. Should have minimum of 15 years experience gained through working for a reputable oil and gas consulting company and/or E&P company with significant emphasis on and specialization in reservoir engineering, reserves assessment and economic evaluations. Good familiarity is needed with geology/geophysics, petrophysics, drilling operations, completion methods, well testing, fluid flow through porous media and in tubing/pipelines, surface facilities design, cost estimation and production operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

You are expected to be able to perform the following: Individually conduct or lead and/or work with a multidisciplinary teams to carry out pertinent, complex and challenging studies in his/her area of technical specialty. Evaluate and help develop new work processes and best technical practices. Represent Saudi Aramco in external conferences, symposiums and forums. Train and mentor the younger professional staff.

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