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Engineering consultant – Process Facilities Planning Unconventional Resources

Saudi Arabia
other other engineering Unconventionals


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1405390

Req Number: 16741BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises. As part of our continued growth, Saudi Aramco Unconventional Resources is actively seeking a Process Facilities Planning consultant to join their world class team.

As Process Facilities Planning in an unconventional asset you will provide professional advice and guidance regarding processes, equipment or techniques, facility designs and solutions to unusual operating and maintenance problems. Looks for ways to introduce new technology to enhance company profitability and productivity. Responsible for maintaining and incorporates new cost-effective solutions in design through the Unconventional Resources Engineering Standards and Design Best Practices.

As the successful candidate you will be responsible to define and manage interfaces with HSE, operation, project execution, subsurface and engineering teams, including process, utilities, electrical, mechanical, rotating, static, control, instrumentation and civil engineering in a multicultural environment.
Preference is given to candidates with extensive knowledge of unconventional and shale gas full field development, including design of gathering systems, process facilities, and export pipelines.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferred in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical, or an equivalent technical field.

You will have a minimum 15 years professional experience - at least 10 years in gas processing and NGL, and preferred experience in the field of shale gas. Fluent in English.

You will normally achieved industry recognition through activities in professional societies and industrial organizations, such as ASME, ASCE, ASTM, API, NACE, SEI, and others.

Duties & Responsibilities:
As the successful candidate you will be required to perform and demonstrate the following:

Conduct feasibility studies on major additions/upgrade to gas processing and NGL facilities.

Perform evaluations required to establish and support long-term business strategies related to gas and NGL facilities.

Supervise and coordinate overall planning, control and appraisal of the project as defined by the approved scope.

Prepare conceptual designs.

Prepare written project justifications for presentation to executive/corporate management.

Supervise, coordinate and direct preparation of the budget briefs, budget estimates, expenditure requests, economic analysis and authorization for expenditure.

Prepare scoping papers to define capital projects covering gas processing and NGL facilities.

Develop facilities/fields master plans.

Interface with operating organizations, engineering, project management and corporate planning.

Experience in process simulations.

Conduct studies to confirm the scoping requirements and justification for major gas investments.

Perform system and economic evaluations of existing and potential new gas processing and NGL facilities.

Direct evaluation of major and NGL facilities as performed by others.
Prepare and make presentations corporate management on gas processing and NGL operations issues.

Supervise and coordinate planning to adjust to unanticipated changes in scope, materials and equipment delivery and cost.

Mentor young facilities planning engineers for future development to Facilities Planning Consultants positions.

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.