Petroleum Engineering (Upstream Development - Economics)

Recruiter
Location
Saudi Arabia
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
1883422685_3
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Req Number: 14538BR
Position Description:
We are looking for experienced professionals to join us in the Upstream Development Strategy and Reserves Department (UDS&RD) within Petroleum Engineering, based in the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. We manage one of the world's largest portfolios of on-shore and off-shore oil and gas fields, and we provide opportunities to conduct pioneering studies, introduce new technologies and propose innovative development solutions.

The Department has three divisions (Reserves Assessment, Upstream Development Strategy and Production Planning) and provides high level technical support to Upstream Management. We need seasoned professionals for all these divisions.
Minimum Requirements:
The successful candidate should hold a bachelor degree in petroleum engineering, and a master degree in petroleum engineering or related disciplines. A PhD or additional exposure/training in business, economics or finance, is also beneficial.

You must have minimum of 15 years experience gained through working for reputable oil and gas consulting and/or E&P companies.

Supplemental experience in reservoir engineering, especially technical principles for developing long-term oil & gas reservoir depletion plans, economics evaluations, and key performance measures and benchmarking in E&P industry.

You should have critical technical expertise within one area, but also exhibit managerial acumen and exceptional communication skills (including experience in presenting to executive management and effectively leading multi-disciplinary teams).

You need to have a solid foundation in subsurface evaluations and good familiarity with the full range of upstream activities, from exploration through reservoir management, drilling and completion operations, basic surface facilities design, cost estimation and production operations.

You must have a knowledge in oil/gas field development plans, production portfolios, field appraisals, and petroleum/applied economics.

You should have significant exposure to economic evaluations and decision analysis.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be expected to be able to perform the following:

Lead and guide work processes for one of the divisions, and may also have significant liaison responsibilities with other departments within exploration, petroleum Engineering & Development, engineering services, marketing, finance and corporate planning.

Represent Saudi Aramco in external technical conferences, symposiums, and forums.

Training and mentoring of younger professional staff.
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.