Saudi Aramco Careers

Petroleum Engineering (Gas Production Engineer)

Saudi Arabia
other engineering petroleum engineering production engineering


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1222422

Req Number: 16451BR

Position Description:
We are looking for Gas Production Engineers to join Northern Area Production Engineering & Well Services Department (NAPE&WSD).

NAPE&WSD is responsible to provide production engineering support for non-associated gas production in the northern area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This covers all aspects of high pressure, high rate gas well activities in an actively expanding gas program, including: well completions, well integrity, production surveillance/optimization, well intervention, and application of new technologies

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering. MS or PhD is desirable, but not required; intensive industry training including appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected.

You must have at least 10 years of related experience, including 5 years of intensive experience in your specialty. HP/HT gas production engineering experience is preferred.

You should have the ability to provide technical support for gas well operations, including all aspects of well intervention, well testing, and application of state-of-the-art technologies.

You should be active in related professional societies and will have achieved professional recognition through publications, committee activities, etc.

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

Monitor daily drilling and work-over activities to ensure the full implementation of operating and business plans requirements.

Prepare detailed rigless well intervention programs and supervise jobs in the field.

Perform well intervention activities to obtain required well/reservoir performance data.

Monitor production performance, diagnose any anomalies and recommend engineering solutions.

Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance.

Participate in project technical review and review proposals to ensure efficient/economic operations.

Champion new technologies aimed at improving well integrity, productivity and improving efficiency.

Represent Saudi Aramco in dealing with manufacturers, vendors and outside consultants.

Conduct seminars; prepare manuals, train engineers and production operating personnel.

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.