Facilities Planning Specialist - Gas

Job Description

Req Number: 16953BR

Position Description:
We are seeking an experienced Facilities Planning Specialist to join the Facilities Planning Department (FPD). You will work in the Facilities Planning Department (FPD) who are responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program throughout the Company. The successful candidate will be part of the Gas Facilities Planning Division (GFPD) within FPD.

The Gas Facilities Planning Division (GFPD) comprises three groups: Gas Facilities Planning Group, NGL & Unconventional Group, and Master Plans & Major Studies Group. The GFPD’s responsibilities include coordinating and planning for facilities under the Gas Operations and Refinery & NGL Fractionation Admin Areas to support gas and NGL development programs; specifically, developing studies, design basis scoping papers (i.e., pre-FEED), conducting studies and economic evaluations. GFPD is also responsible for developing long-term plans for the Master Gas System and developing the Gas and NGL Business Master Plan.

Minimum Requirements:
You will hold a Degree in chemical engineering. An advanced Degree is preferred in chemical engineering or economics.

You will have a minimum of 12 years of experience of which 10 years in gas processing and NGL operations and capital program planning.

You will perform economic evaluations, feasibility studies and preparing requests for budgetary approvals.

You will have experience with professional consultants in planning and executing engineering studies.

You should have experience in process/system simulation of gas processing and NGL operations.

You must have excellent written and oral technical presentation skills.

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

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

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

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

Interface with operating organizations, engineering, project management, and strategic and marketing analysis organizations.

Perform system and economic evaluations of existing and potential new gas processing and NGL facilities (fractionation and/or recovery).

Prepare and make presentations to Corporate Management related to gas processing and NGL investment opportunities.

Mentor young planning engineers to be Facilities Planning Specialists.

About us:
The Engineering & Project Management (E&PM) business line studies, plans and oversees the construction of the Company’s new facilities, including some of the biggest and most complex projects in the petroleum industry. Recently, Saudi Aramco completed the largest capital program in its history that included new or expanded oil, gas and petrochemical facilities, raising maximum sustainable crude oil production capacity to 12 million barrels per day and significantly increasing gas production and processing capacities. Among the recently completed projects was the largest crude oil increment in the history of the industry: Khurais, with a production capacity of 1.2 million barrels per day. More challenges lie ahead, with a slate of new or expanded oil, gas, refining and petrochemical projects in the works. E&PM also manages the Company’s Research & Development Center where scientists investigate topics such as the desulfurization of crude oil, advanced fuel formulations for next generation combustion engines, and reservoir nano-scale robots (Resbots™) for injection into reservoirs to record their properties.