Petroleum Engineering (Gas Production)

Saudi Arabia
31 Oct 2016
26 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Req Number: 14511BR
Position Description:
Saudi Aramco offers experienced engineers the opportunity to develop and manage world-class fields. We are looking for experienced professionals to join us at our Northern Area Production Engineering Department (NAPED) in Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia to manage some of the world's largest off-shore gas wells.

Our production engineers manage unique high pressure, high rate gas wells and fields, fitted with new technologies, highly specialized downhole equipment and surface production facilities.

This senior technical role requires an expert in gas production engineering to provide expert advice and guidance to the business of well completions, well production, well integrity and well interventions.

This position is embedded within the NAPED and, as a senior technical specialist in gas production engineering, will engage with leaders and experts from across the upstream business.
Minimum Requirements:
The successful candidate should hold a bachelor degree in petroleum engineering; or equivalent, from a recognized and approved program. A training history of appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected. Technical publications are valued but in-depth practical experience is paramount.

You must have minimum of 10 years of related experience including at least 7 years in gas production engineering.

Ability to communicate ideas clearly with specialists in producing operations, reservoir management, well intervention, and drilling.

Extensive working knowledge of gas wells completions and operations
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be expected to be able to perform the following:

Provide/Implement production guidelines for safe operation of high pressure, high rate gas wells to meet high gas demand while maintaining well integrity.

Prepare detailed well intervention job programs and supervise jobs in the field to obtain required well/reservoir performance data.

Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance.

Participate in project technical review to ensure efficient/economic project delivery.

Champion new technologies aimed at improving well productivity and streamlining efficiency.

Conduct seminars; prepare manuals, mentor and train young engineers and operating personnel.

Lead and participate in multidisciplinary teams.

Participate in technical societies and technical groups.
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.