Req Number: 16911BR
Saudi Aramco is a fully integrated, global petroleum enterprise, and a world leader in exploration and producing, refining, distribution, marketing, and petrochemicals manufacturing. We not only look for individuals who can meet our expectations, but for those individuals who can exceed them.
Drillings’ Technical Department is currently seeking an experienced Drilling Engineer (Completions & Liner Hanger Specialist) to take responsibility as a subject matter expert (SME) for utilization of completions, and liner hanger well construction.
As the successful candidate you will support engineering and operations by providing expert advice and support on completions and liner hanger equipment procedures, and selection recommendations.
You will investigate root causes to major and complex incidents. Evaluate proposed new technologies, and if required perform an industry search for alternatives that meet new objectives.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in Petroleum, Mechanical or Chemical engineering.
You will have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in Drilling Engineering, including significant focus on completions and liner hangers, and be clearly recognized as a Senior Drilling Engineer in your field.
Expert knowledge of the industry’s technologies, capabilities, and implementation options for the application requirements: vertical wells, extended reach wells, complex multilaterals and HTHP.
Clear understanding of API/ISO standards.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Serve as the subject matter expert (SME), or part of a SME team for the application of the completions and liner hanger specialty.
Ensure full compliance of international standards in design, quality, and procedures for approved equipment, and during evaluation of potential completions and liner hanger equipment.
Evaluate and analyze upper and lower completions programs and practices to ensure that they meet the required well objectives and function effectively and efficiently.
Review present well construction practices and analyze alternative utilization opportunities of liner hangers, which increase well integrity, reduce cost, and meet well objectives.
Conduct comprehensive root cause failure analysis to ensure failures related to practices, procedures, quality, and design are analyzed. Provide corrective action recommendations based on findings
Maintain and develop completions and liner hanger utilization standards, and best practices.
Extend training and technical support to junior engineers and ensure the sustained meeting of regional and global standards, practices, and procedures.
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.