Saudi Aramco Careers

Pipeline Corrosion Engineer

Saudi Arabia
materials/corrosion/inspection engineering


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1425142

Req Number: 17158BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Corrosion Engineer to join the Northern Area Inspection & Corrosion Division (NAC&ID), under Northern Area Technical Support Department (NATSD).

NATSD provides engineering support for the Northern Area Oil Operations with specialized engineering and technical knowledge in the areas of varied disciplines to maximize profitability and meeting highest standards of safety and environment.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably in materials, metallurgical or chemical (or other relevant discipline) with a focus on corrosion.

You must have the NACE Corrosion Technologist or NACE Internal Corrosion Technologist certification. Any other NACE Senior and Specialist-level certifications would be an asset.

You must have a minimum 10 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry.

You should have a working knowledge of internal and external corrosion mechanisms common to upstream oil and gas industry and its corresponding corrosion management such as In-Line inspection and Scraping

You should have a working knowledge of corrosion mitigation techniques, including coating application, process control, chemical inhibition, CP and material selection.

You should be familiar with government regulations and industry codes and standards (NACE, API, ASME, etc.), specifically regarding Pipeline integrity.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You are required to perform the following:

Develop, implement and maintain Corrosion Management Plans (CMP) for the pipelines as per Saudi Aramco standards, including design of scraping, chemical injection and corrosion monitoring programs.

Carry out failure investigation and fitness for service evaluations for the pipelines failures typically involving corrosion, erosion, vibration, impact, stress and welding/manufacturing/coating defect failure modes and provide recommendations to prevent failures and improve integrity of the pipelines.

Provide technical support for materials and coatings selection based on the international and Saudi Aramco standards.

Review design packages for the pipelines and provide comments relating to corrosion monitoring, corrosion mitigation plans including but not limited to material selection, installation of Corrosion Monitoring systems (CMS), Chemical treatments, Corrosion Risk Management etc.

Review third party ILI and Subsea inspection data and issue ILI and subsea reports providing the root causes, risk management and recommendations to improve the integrity of the pipelines.

Carryout Field evaluations for new corrosion inhibitors, scale inhibitors and biocides.

Keep abreast of technological development in the field of corrosion mitigation and control engineering in the oil/ production industry and recommends their adoption by company.

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.