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Petroleum Systems Analyst

Saudi Arabia
expl. & p.e. advanced research center geoscience


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1405738

Req Number: 16746BR

Position Description:
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company.

Explorations Red Sea Department is seeking a top Petroleum Systems Analyst to join their world class team. As the successful candidate you will be a multidisciplinary professional with an in-depth knowledge of geoscience from basin to reservoir scale.

You will be expected to apply fit-for-purpose petroleum system analysis workflows for regional or sub-regional analysis of existing or new plays in the Red Sea, as well as de-risking leads and/or prospects.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelors’ degree in Geosciences or a closely related Earth Science discipline. A Masters or PhD degree is preferred.

You will have a minimum of 10 years' experience with a major oil/gas company, and a strong understanding of petroleum systems in tectonically active as well as salt basins.

Preferably you will possess a working knowledge of burial, heat flow, thermal maturation and hydrocarbon generation using 1D, 2D and map-based 3D modeling, and practical evaluation of secondary migration in 2D or 3D.

You will have knowledge of industry software such as PetroMod and Trinity, as well as Petrel.

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

Apply petroleum system analysis workflows for regional or sub-regional analysis of existing or new plays in the Red Sea, as well as de-risking leads and/or prospects.

Integrate basin analysis with exploration based activities and studies, and construct play fairway maps through integration of structural geology, sequence stratigraphy, petrophysical data, petroleum geochemistry and petroleum systems modeling.

Conduct petroleum systems data integration in support of both ongoing operations, and regional basin studies.

Identification and mapping of source rocks and determination of amount, type, and maturation level of the organic matter.

Correlation and interpretation of patterns of petroleum compounds found in subsurface, surface seeps, and outcrop samples.

Evaluate the timing of petroleum migration and assessment of potential migration pathways.

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