Drilling Engineer - Unconventional Resources

Recruiter
Location
Saudi Arabia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Oct 2016
Closes
04 Jan 2017
Ref
1739428948_3
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Drilling
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Description
Saudi Aramco's position as a world-leading energy producer offers unique opportunities for engineers to expand their potential. Soon, Saudi Aramco will be known not just as the reliable supplier of conventional oil and gas, but as a leader in full life cycle unconventional gas development. Consider the opportunity to join our team and help shape the future of the unconventional resource development!

Minimum Requirements
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related science as appropriate to the required discipline. An advanced degree is preferred and will reduce prerequisite work experience stated below by one year for master degree and two years for PhD.

We are targeting 10 years' experience with at least 2-5 years in unconventional plays including shale or tight gas however we will consider candidates with more or less experienced depending on the quality of their experience. Experience must include land drilling operations and horizontal drilling including unconventional resources.

Software skills: Casing design, hydraulics, directional designs, torque and drag, WellView and MS Office

The successful candidate will have the ability to perform drilling engineering work requiring application of both standard and unconventional techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of engineering tasks.

The candidate will have the responsibility to precisely and accurately design wells for unconventional drilling activities, estimating drilling well costs and AFE generation for company operated exploratory, appraisal, pilot and development activities.

The candidate will gain experience in providing technical assistance to drilling operations staff to ensure that each well is completed in a safe, efficient manner. They will be expected to formulate new standards and formulate best practices for unconventional activities to achieve optimum drilling performance while lowering costs in the safest and most environmentally friendly manner. Additionally the candidate will have the responsibility and authority to stop unsafe work by employees or contractors. The ability to work on a multidisciplinary team is a key asset.

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

• Performs drilling engineering work requiring application of standard and unconventional techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of engineering tasks

• Required to prepare estimated drilling well costs and AFE generation for company operated exploratory, developmental and remedial drilling activities

• Precise and accurate well designs and drilling programs for unconventional drilling activities

• Provide technical assistance to drilling operations staff to ensure that each well is completed in a safe, efficient manner

• Develop new standards for well drilling and completion for unconventional reservoirs

• Determine and provide best practices to achieve optimum drilling performance

• Has the responsibility and authority to stop unsafe work by employees or contractors