Production Engineering Specialist - Unconventional Resources

Saudi Arabia
05 Oct 2016
25 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Position Description
Saudi Aramco, long known for its leadership in oil exploration, production, and refining, is seeking experienced professionals to join the growing Unconventional Resources exploration efforts. We have an immediate requirement for an experienced Production Engineering Specialist with relevant unconventional expertise. Of primary interest is experience in hydraulic fracturing, completion design and production optimization. Consider the opportunity to join our team and help shape the future of the unconventional resources exploration and producing in Saudi Aramco

As a successful candidate you will be responsible for ensuring appropriate well completion designs, cost-effective fracturing programs tailored to numerous reservoirs, and studies on related projects.

As a subject-matter expert you will coach and mentor other production engineers and graduates within the team.

Minimum Requirements
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering. A masters' degree would be an advantage.

You will have with 10 years of extensive production engineering experience. You will have experience in unconventional resources or HPHT/Tight Gas with a strong understanding of hydraulic fracturing.

You will be familiar with simulation software such as Prosper, Saphir, WellCat and MFrac (or equivalent) with the ability to perform nodal analysis.

Duties and Responsibilities
You will be required to perform production engineering duties, including:

• Design well completion and propose alternatives if required.

• Design and execute quality assurance/quality control and perform post-job analysis for acid and proppant fracturing treatments.

• Determine the optimum production rate for wells.

• Perform studies and projects assuring adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of problems in areas, including stimulation, production, well design and testing programs, reservoir flow properties and fluid studies.

• Own the quality and implementation of optimization tools.

• Analyze and resolve water chemistry issues.

• Working closely with the surveillance organization you will plan, monitor and validate surveillance activities for wells to ensure well integrity.

• Provide input to pilot design and interpretation.

• Conduct flow assurance analysis.

• Monitor corrosion and resolve paraffin scaling issues.

• Utilize artificial lift to increase productivity of wells.

• Conduct nodal analysis.

• Implement industry best practices and exchange of learnings with other similar unconventional gas assets.