Petroleum Engineer - Unconventional Simulation Engineer (Ultra Tight/Tight Sand and Channel Reservoir)

Job Description

Req Number: 17121BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco are seeking a reservoir simulation engineer, who has experience with unconventional reservoirs, to join Unconventional Reservoir Engineering Department.

In your primary role you will support the multidisciplinary team using your experience in numerical reservoir simulations that incorporate key components of dynamic models that come from other subsurface disciplines. You will have experience in utilizing the results of dynamic reservoir models to provide answers to key development decisions that impacts unconventional well and field performance. You will also be very familiar with dynamic model limitations and be able to recommend on methods to improve simulation such as additional data gathering, testing, monitoring and research.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum engineering. An advanced degree is preferred and will reduce prerequisite work experience stated below by one year for master degree and two years for PhD.

You will have 15-20 years’ experience with at least 5-10 years in unconventional plays including shale or tight gas, with some international experience in unconventional hydrocarbon basins required.

You should have hands-on experience in black oil, compositional and thermal simulation of Conventional and Unconventional oil and gas fields.

You must be proficient in the use of software such as CMG, Eclipse, Petrel RE, Rubis package, Harmony, PVTi and other commercial reservoir simulation tools particularly the new unconventional simulators, experience in single-well and multiple-well modeling, stress analysis and nodal analysis preferred.

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

Perform reservoir simulation work requiring application of standard and unconventional techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of engineering tasks.

Design modeling strategies for single well and multiple well cases incorporating fracture information and based on other objectives of unconventional team.

Build representative dynamic models of unconventional reservoirs, both single well and multiple wells to assist in developing unconventional production concepts and full field development planning.

Deliver production profiles reservoir models including uncertainty envelopes on those profiles.

Provide risk mitigation methodologies, along with rest of unconventional multidisciplinary team, to ensure robust delivery of company’s business plan.

Make recommendations for requirements for wells and well designs for new wells based on results from reservoir simulation models.

Provide input for field development plans for unconventional resource plays.

Work closely with multidisciplinary team in planning and conducting field studies.

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.