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Facilities Planning Specialist - Unconventional Resources

Saudi Arabia
other project management Unconventionals


Job Description

Requisition ID: 832887

Req Number: 13188BR

Position Description:
Unconventional Resources Engineering & Project Management Department is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program for Unconventional Resources within Saudi Aramco in addition to providing engineering support and project management.

We are seeking an experienced facilities planning specialist to join our Unconventional Resources Engineering & Project Management Department/facilities planning team. The facilities planning team is responsible for gas processing and handling facilities and for planning and development of future unconventional gas development projects to meet the Kingdom’s domestic energy demand.

The Facilities Planning group is responsible for the development and coordination of the capital program development for unconventional resources and is responsible for coordinating and planning for new facilities and major modification of existing facilities in support of unconventional gas development programs, and assists in the technical development and economic justification of its Capital Programs and Budgets.

Minimum Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in Engineering is essential ideally from within a Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or equivalent technical field.

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

Duties & Responsibilities:
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.

Supervises and coordinates 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.

Supervises, coordinates and directs 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.

Supervises and coordinates 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.