Petroleum Engineer
Saudi Aramco - United States

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Petroleum Engineer

Position Description
We are seeking a Petroleum Engineer to work under the Northern Area Production Engineering & Well Services Department (NAPE&WSD) in any of the department’s work locations (Khursaniyah, Manifa, Tanajib, Shaybah and Ras Tanura).

The Petroleum Engineer will be responsible for an area with a large group of onshore/offshore wells and production facilities to monitor well performance, take remedial action, and address production challenges, such as scale/corrosion, and safety of well intervention.

NAPE&WSD provides production engineering and well services support that includes setting production strategies in line with reservoir management guidelines, monitoring well performance, field development and well integrity to ensure safe well operations.

Minimum Requirements
As the successful candidate you will hold an Engineering degree or higher from a recognized and approved program, preferably in petroleum engineering.

Must have a minimum of seven years work experience in the oil and gas industry.

Should have the knowledge of all facts of production, reservoir and drilling engineering.

Experience should include well completion/recompletion operations, wellbore intervention techniques and optimization of production systems.

Good management background is required with courses pertaining to human resources, i.e., coaching and appraisal, time management, leadership, or equivalent.

For well services intended positions. Must be knowledgeable expertise in Rigless well intervention utilizing wireline, slickline and/or coil-tubing (CT) such as logging, testing, stimulation on our onshore and offshore fields, well integrity and well operations control and management.

Duties & Responsibilities
You will be expected to be able to perform the following:

Review activities of various phases of Saudi Aramco petroleum engineering, oil or gas operations and report on adequacy and efficiency of wells’ performance.

Design and implement well completion and stimulation programs.

Provide on-site technical support for operations including completions, workovers, hydraulic fracturing and matrix stimulation, coiled tubing, well testing, perforating & logging and ESP operations.

Lead/Participate on multidisciplinary teams, provide technical advice and guidance, mentor/train younger engineers.

Perform in-depth technical/engineering studies, write guidelines and policy documents, initiate innovative proposals, and author technical papers for internal and external publication.

Monitor and troubleshoot production operation problems and well integrity concerns.

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.

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State-owned Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco) is the king of oil. It is the world's #1 oil producer, supplying more than 10% of...