Regional Mapper

Saudi Aramco
Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
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10 + Years Experience


Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Cartography / Mapping
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
No location/work authorization restrictions found.


Position Description

Saudi Aramco's Exploration team is seeking an experienced Regional Mapper. As one of the world's largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world's leading integrated energy company.
Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will hold a master degree in Petroleum Geoscience, Geology or related field.

You will have a minimum of 10 years' experience with a major oil/gas company.

You will be skilled in 2D & 3D seismic mapping (especially with low quality data) from prospect to regional scales.

You will have knowledge of one of the major industry interpretation software packages (Petrel is preferred).

You will be an expert in play-based exploration techniques.

You will be experienced in mapping and identifying new plays from interpreted regional 2D and 3D seismic datasets, well and field data, and outcrop information where available.

You will have a strong background building regional stratigraphic and structural framework for basin modeling and/or structural restoration (regional and prospect scale).

You will have a good working knowledge integrating regional geology data to prospect generation.

You will have a good understanding of clastic and carbonate depositional systems in tectonically active basins.

You will possess a good working knowledge of Structural Geology in rift basins and salt tectonics.

You will have a good understanding of the techniques for developing a fully risked and volumetrically assessed prospect inventory for all the leads/prospects identified.
Duties and Responsibilities

You will be expected to perform the following:

Conduct regional exploration studies and evaluation of the petroleum system elements in new entry and frontier basins.

Integrate available geological and geophysical data to create regional maps (e.g., gross depositional environment maps, effectiveness maps, common risk segment maps of all petroleum system elements (source, reservoir, seal), and composite common risk segment maps for different plays) in order to develop new play concepts and exploration opportunities.