Saudi Arabia holds the title as the world's largest producer and exporter of total petroleum liquids, and the country's national corporation, Saudi Aramco retains the most proven reserves and production of hydrocarbons worldwide. Only behind Russia as the largest crude oil producer, Saudi Arabia has an estimated 267 billion barrels of proven oil reserves, including 2.5 billion in the Saudi-Kuwaiti Neutral Zone, and 253 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven natural gas reserves. Impressively, more than half of Saudi Arabia's oil reserves are sourced from only eight fields.
The Mechanic is a key part of the rig's maintenance crew and is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all drilling contractor-owned equipment on board the rig. The Mechanic is expected to be competent with all aspects of diesel, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.