Clastic Sedimentologist

Recruiter
Location
Saudi Arabia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Oct 2016
Closes
09 Dec 2016
Ref
1438268447_3
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Geoscience
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Req Number: 13606BR
Position Description:
As one of the world's largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world's leading integrated energy company by 2020. The professional rewards at Saudi Aramco are amazing, but so too are the lifestyle and benefits. The Exploration Technical Services Department is actively seeking a top Clastic Sedimentologist to join their world class team.

The successful candidate will have a strong geological, and sedimentological background gained working in a wide range of clastic depositional environments. Strong background in assessing reservoir quality of exploration wells via core descriptions. Experience in both conventional and unconventional core description. A proven record of working within multi-disciplinary project teams, providing sedimentological advice/input. Data Integration experience using 2D/3D Seismic, Gravity, Magnetic, wireline logs, core, specialist geological techniques - SEM, XRD, chemo stratigraphy, isotopes, and biostratigraphy to provide analysis of well data in terms of sedimentary architecture, facies, and depositional environments.
Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Geology, a higher degree is preferred.

At least 10 years' oil and gas industry experience is required.

Strong geological software skills (Petrel, Openwork's / DSS) preferred.
Peer-reviewed, published scientific articles in sedimentology, reservoir geology, and / or unconventional plays a plus.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You are required to demonstrate a sound understanding of associated subsurface disciplines (geophysics, biostratigraphy, chemo stratigraphy, petro physics, structural geology and reservoir geology). The successful applicant will be responsible for the development of basin, and reservoir exploration models, and 3-D static geological models. You will conduct detailed sedimentological investigations, draw conclusions, and make recommendations to support asset evaluations. Mentor co-workers in applying sedimentological principles to wider geological issues.
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.