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SWID Corrosion Engineer

Saudi Arabia
other engineering


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1405328

Req Number: 16734BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Corrosion Engineer to work in the Sea Water Engineering Division (SWED) under the Sea Water Injection Department (SWID).

SWID operates and maintains the largest seawater treatment plant in the world for downhole water injection and a very large network of distribution facilities/piping in Southern Area Oil Operations (SAOO). The department is responsible for treating, transporting and injecting sea water to maintain the oil reservoir pressure in the giant Ghawar and Khurais oil fields. SWED provides the technical engineering support to the department.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. NACE International certification of Chemical Treatment Specialist is desirable/preferable.

You must have a minimum of 10 years industrial corrosion control experience, preferably in the oil and gas industry.

You must have the experience in the designing & implementation of chemical treatment programs, pipeline scraping programs, corrosion monitoring programs, etc.

You must have the knowledge of coatings’ application.

You must be well versed in the study and control of Microbiologically Induced Corrosion.

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

Design and implement biocide and other chemical treatment programs.

Prepare programs/forecast for laboratory monitoring of various parameters in the injection water for monitoring/controlling corrosion. Also, review laboratory/other data and trends/charts them for system surveillance.

Work on pipeline integrity management programs that include pipeline cleaning, coating, corrosion monitoring through weight loss coupons and other techniques.

Expand the use of non-metallic in the seawater system.

Conduct studies on issues related to corrosion control, equipment/piping failures investigation, etc.

Review the inspection data and make corrosion control recommendations accordingly.

Study piping loops and assign/review Condition Monitoring Locations (CMLs).

Direct/assist inspection personnel to have a robust inspection program.

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.