Saudi Aramco Careers

Gas Reservoir Management

Saudi Arabia
petroleum engineering


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1405180

Req Number: 16719BR

Position Description:
We are seeking Senior Engineers with extensive experience of Gas Reservoir Management. Saudi Aramco offers the opportunity to develop and manage world-class fields, reservoirs and reserves.

We are looking for expert 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 onshore and offshore oil fields. Our petroleum engineers conduct pioneering research, introduce new technologies and provide specialized engineering services as part of our customized reservoir management practices.

This senior technical role provides expert advice and guidance on all aspects of gas/gas-condensate reservoir management, including designing, participating in and implementing best-in-class reservoir management programs. .

This position is embedded within the petroleum engineering business and as a senior technical specialist, will engage with leaders and experts from across the upstream business.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate, you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline. Master’s degree or PhD is desirable, but not required.

You must have a minimum of 10 years related experience including at least 7 years specializing in gas/gas-condensate reservoir management. A training history of appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected. Technical publications are valued but in-depth practical experience is paramount.

You must have the ability to interact and communicate clearly with specialists in geology, core and fluid analysis, petrophysics, simulation, drilling, completion, production and facilities.

You must have hands-on experience in hydraulic fracturing, open-hole and cased-hole logs, geological modeling, compositional simulation, completion and production procedures and technologies.

You must have history of using modern reservoir management practices for gas and gas condensate reservoirs.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You are required to perform the following:

Provide guidance and oversight on best-in-class reservoir management tenets, practices and state-of-the art- technologies for all Saudi Aramco hydrocarbon assets.

Formulate reservoir development, data acquisition, strategic surveillance and monitoring master-plans to ensure optimal development and depletion strategies.

Utilize reservoir management standards and guidelines to enhance both NPV and hydrocarbon recovery.

Lead, design and participate in integrated field reviews and field development plans.

Prepare reservoir engineering input into drilling and work-over proposals and programs.

Recommend advanced completion techniques for horizontal and multi-lateral wells.

Lead and participate in reservoir engineering studies that include reservoir stimulation modeling of various IOR processes for improvement of ultimate recovery.

Participate in technical societies and technical groups.

Train and mentor 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.