Petrophysicist - Dhahran, Saudia Arabia

at Saudi Aramco
Location Saudi Arabia
Date Posted November 6, 2016
Category Petrophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Req Number PED 2017 - 1 position Job Title petrophysicist Admin Area Pet Engrg & Development Business Line Upstream AOC Job Category Petroleum Engineering Position Description Saudi Aramco offers experienced engineers the opportunity to develop and manage world-class fields, reservoirs and reserves. We are looking for experienced professionals to join us at our state-of-the-art Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia to manage some of the world’s largest on-shore and off-shore oil and gas fields.

Our petroleum engineers conduct pioneering research, introduce new technologies and provide specialized engineering services as part of our customized reservoir evaluation practices.

This senior technical role requires an expert in petrophysics to provide expert advice and guidance to the business of formation evaluation, well integrity and production logging.

This position is embedded within the Reservoir Description Division business and, as a senior technical specialist in both open-hole and cased-hole petrophysics, will engage with leaders and experts from across the Upstream business.

Minimum Requirements The successful candidate should hold a bachelor degree in petroleum engineering, geology, geophysics, or physics, from a recognized and approved program. MSc or PhD is desirable, but not required.

Must have minimum of 10 years related experience including at least 7 years in petrophysics.

Must have experience with integrated petrophysical studies.

Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly with specialists in reservoir characterization, core analysis, reservoir management, simulation, drilling, and production engineering.

Demonstrated ability to use industry standard petrophysical data processing and interpretation software.

Extensive working knowledge of vendor tools and data acquisition practices.

Training history of appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected.

Technical publications are valued but in-depth practical experience is paramount.

Duties & Responsibilities You will be expected to be able to perform the following:

Conduct comprehensive petrophysical studies and analyses by integrating logging tool responses, rock, fluid and production data.

Act as technical advisor to management regarding best practices for the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and integration of logging data.

Design and oversee core and fluid studies to enhance petrophysical models for improved formation evaluation.

Develop verifiable petrophysical models for incorporation into static and dynamic reservoir models for volumetric prediction and development planning.

Lead and participate in multidisciplinary teams.

Represent Saudi Aramco in external technical contacts with consultants, and vendors, etc.

Evaluate new logging tools and data acquisition and analysis procedures in terms of cost and technology.

Participate in technical societies and technical groups.

Mentor and train young engineers.

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. Auto req ID 14536BR

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