Structural Geologist — Dhahran, SA

at Saudi Aramco
Location Saudi Arabia
Date Posted June 14, 2016
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


Job Title Structural Geologist

  Position Description As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks 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 by 2020. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. The Exploration / Red Sea Department is seeking a top Structural Geologist to join their world class team. The candidate will have 2D and 3D Structural Restoration experience in a variety of Tectonic Terrains. Structural Geology experience in Rift Basins, Active Rift Basins and Salt Tectonic Basins. 2D and 3D structural restoration from Prospect to regional scales, and experience of prospect scale trap analysis including fault and map QC and correction.

  Minimum Requirements Minimum of 10 years industry experience with a major IOC or industry leading consulting company
M.Sc. or PhD in Geology or Structural Geology
Working knowledge of Geo Mechanics and Wellbore Stability Analysis

  Duties & Responsibilities The successful candidate will serve as consultant to management. Act as a technical expert to assigned professionals as necessary to satisfactorily perform work assignments. Develop ideas, and create plans and organize projects or specialized studies in Area Exploration, Technical Services, or in Reservoir Characterization to realize our corporate objectives. Conduct applied research within his area of specialization to provide new means of solving geological problems. Prepare oral and written reports to present the results of studies for review by management. Analyze regional stratigraphic and structural framework to determine Potential and Risk of future prospective regional trends. Utilize inter-disciplinary data, build integrated earth models to improve visualization, optimize drilling and help Reservoir Simulation, and Reserve Groups. Attend meetings and conferences related to his specific geological discipline to insure that the most current methods and techniques are applied to the solutions of the problems in Saudi Arabia. Assist in training less experienced geologists through discussions and work sessions.

  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.

  Req Number 70063242

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