Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Petroleum Engineering, Production Engineering
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
No location/work authorization restrictions found.


Req Number: 17890BR

Position Description:
Saudi Aramco, long known for its leadership in oil exploration, production, and refining, is seeking experienced professionals to join the growing Unconventional Resources exploration efforts. We have an immediate requirement for experienced Production Engineering Specialist with relevant unconventional expertise. Of primary interest is experience in hydraulic fracturing, completion design and production optimization. Consider the opportunity to join our team and help shape the future of the unconventional resources exploration and producing in Saudi Aramco!

The Unconventional Production Engineering Division is responsible for providing technical support for all of unconventional rig-less activities, production optimization and well integrity analysis for all unconventional wells in Saudi Arabia.

As a successful candidate you will be responsible for ensuring appropriate well completion designs, cost-effective fracturing programs tailored to numerous reservoirs, and studies on related projects .

As a subject-matter expert you will coach and mentor other production engineers and graduates within the team.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering. A masters' degree would be an advantage. You will have with 12 years of extensive production engineering experience. You will have experience in unconventional resources or HPHT/Tight Gas with a strong understanding of hydraulic fracturing. You will be familiar with simulation software such as Prosper, Saphir, WellCat and MFrac (or equivalent) with the ability to perform nodal analysis.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform production engineering duties, including:

Design well completion and propose alternatives if required

Design and execute quality assurance/quality control and perform post-job analysis for acid and proppant fracturing treatments

Perform studies and projects assuring adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of problems in areas, including stimulation, production, well design and testing programs, reservoir flow properties and fluid studies

Own the quality and implementation of optimization tools

Provide input to pilot design and interpretation

Conduct flow assurance analysis

Monitor corrosion and resolve paraffin scaling issues

Utilize artificial lift to increase productivity of wells

Conduct nodal analysis

Implement industry best practices and exchange of learnings with other similar unconventional gas assets

Evaluate new technologies, tools or techniques and decide on suitability then present, or assists in the presentation of proposals to Management, technical and operating groups.

Participates in project technical reviews and reviews proposals to ensure efficient/economic operations

Represents Saudi Aramco in dealing with manufactures, vendors and outside consultants in his area of expertise

Prepares manuals, and trains/develops engineers and operating personnel in his area of expertise.