Posted: Oct 22, 2021
We are seeking a Gas Production Engineer to join the Unconventional Production Engineering Division of Well Completion Operations & Production Engineering Department.
The Unconventional Production Engineering Division is responsible for providing technical support for all of unconventional rig-less activities, completion design & wellbore architecture and well integrity analysis for all unconventional wells in Saudi Arabia.
Your primary role is to be a key technical contributor to multi-disciplinary Development and Production Operations Teams. Specific tasks include production operations support, input to the design of production wells, surveillance, dynamic well and completion modeling. As a Petroleum Engineer Specialist, you will should be an expert matter in wellhead design and production tree selection, tubing and open/cased hole completion equipment selection, corrosion and metallurgy analysis, well integrity and barriers standard policies. Incumbent should also be a resource as a technical mentor to other Production Engineering staff and fresh graduates within team.
Within guidelines provided by the Unit Supervisor or Division Head, you will be involved in aggressive field development plans with a high level of drilling and completion activities together with analyzing and optimizing performance of Vertical, horizontal, multi-frac wells.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering from a recognized and approved program or Master degree in Petroleum Engineering.
You will have a minimum of 15 years' experience in as a Production Engineer. You should have the ability to multitask, prioritize projects and available for occasional field coverage. You will have experience in unconventional resources or HPHT/Tight Gas with a strong understanding of wellhead design, wellhead selection, tubing and open/cased hole completion equipment selection, corrosion and metallurgy analysis, sand control management, well integrity and barriers standard policies. You should have solid proficiency with production engineering software applications including Prosper, WellCat (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
Field development planning and optimization
Well integrity management
Well intervention activities
Plan, monitor and validate surveillance activities for wells
Perform studies and projects assuring adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of problems in areas well design, Wellhead design, artificial-lift system design, sand control management and well integrity.
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
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.
Every day, our multinational team of more than 70,000 people combines passion, purpose, and performance to achieve a common objective: unlocking the full potential of the Kingdom’s resources to create more value for our company and more opportunities for people at home and around the globe.
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