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Joint Venture (JV) Engineering Specialist

Saudi Arabia
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 1168866

Req Number: 15863BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is a fully integrated, global petroleum enterprise, and a world leader in exploration and producing, refining, distribution, marketing, and petrochemicals manufacturing. We not only look for individuals who can meet our expectations, but for those individuals who can exceed them.

Drilling & Workover (D&WO) is currently seeking an experienced Joint Venture (JV) Engineering Specialist to join the D&WO Joint Ventures Coordination Team.

The purpose of the role will be to perform the broad spectrum of JV management tasks for Upstream services. The primary function is the responsibility to oversee and coordinate drilling JV activities related to rig operations, and ensure the required business support in various areas, including board and governance matters, is provided to the joint ventures.

Suitable applicants will have performed this function previously within an International Oil Company (IOC) or National Oil Company (NOC). Previous experience in the administration, coordination, and management of JV agreements is of high importance.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering, or in another discipline of engineering.

You will have a minimum of 10 years of JV management experience. Preferably, at least 5 years of this experience will be in the oil and gas value chain.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform and demonstrate the following:

Oversee and coordinate board and governance matters, including the preparation of agenda, and the review and analysis of board materials, briefings, recommendations, and actions for resolutions.

Act as primary contact point between the JV companies and all Saudi Aramco organizations, and ensure effective communication protocol between stakeholders.

Monitor and provide guidance on JV business, including corporate governance, commercial terms, and various contractual and JV agreements, in collaboration with other teams: Finance, HR, Technical Performance, and HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment).

Organize and coordinate workshops related to JV operations, including technical performance, HSE matters, and commercial and legal matters between stakeholders.

Monitor and provide support services on JV capital projects and coordinate required approvals in accordance with the shareholders’ policies and guidelines.

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