Saudi Aramco Careers

Drilling Engineer

Saudi Arabia
drilling materials supply other Unconventionals


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1177907

Req Number: 16252BR

Position Description:
Saudi 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 are seeking to hire a Drilling Engineer to perform and direct drilling engineering functions that support our complex operations as well as leading major engineering projects that require original or unusual analysis and solutions.

This position often requires original and unique approaches and solutions to difficult and diversified drilling engineering problems.

Minimum Requirements:
The successful candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.

You must have a minimum of 10 years relevant experience.

The initiation, development and completion of major engineering studies requires a high degree of intelligence and imagination and comprehensive knowledge one or more of the areas of Petroleum Engineering and can serve as Consultant, Coordinator or Project Engineer on assigned drilling projects.

You should be capable of providing technical support for many types of drilling wells including complex multi-lateral and extended reach (ERD) horizontal oil and gas wells, HPHT gas wells, offshore and deep water and unconventional wells. Wells include power water injection and producing wells, exploration wells and all kinds of workover including HST’s.

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

Provide sound drilling engineering methods and procedures to be used on assigned drilling problems.

Execute and accomplish assignments and studies in areas outlined in the scope assuring conformance to overall objectives of all phases of drilling operations in areas including drilling penetration rate optimization, new drilling technology and drilling studies.

Analyze advanced drilling data and the performance of new or existing drilling techniques to determine a need for or benefit from studies, recommendations and/or modifications with respect to unit costs and operating efficiency consistent.

Perform and prepare various studies and reports on drilling subject then provides recommendations, alternative proposals and preliminary design and program outlines with statistical cost data, economics analyses, back-up data and charts and presents, or assists in the presentation of study and proposals to management, technical operating groups.

Initiate detailed work outlines and performs or delegates to DE-II work for final development of technical proposal and studies of proposes projects.

Assist in the training and indoctrination of new personnel, Saudi Aramco engineers and engineering aides.

Deliver sound technical assistance and advice to operating divisions on complex drilling operating problems.

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.