Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise, is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through our 80-year history we have become a world leader in hydrocarbons exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We manage proven conventional crude oil and condensate reserves of 260.2 billion barrels. Our average daily crude production in 2013 was 9.4 million barrels per day (bpd).
We are seeking experienced Petroleum Production Engineers to work in the Oil/Gas Production Engineering Divisions under Southern Area Production Engineering Department (SAPED).
SAPED provide best-in-class production engineering solutions to maximize well productivity and maintain well integrity in a safe and efficient manner, capitalizing on inspired workforce and fit-for-purpose technologies. By 2020, SAPED will be the leading production engineering team focused on technical excellence, nurturing top talent & innovation, and promoting Health, Safety & Environment, aspects.
As a key member of the oil and gas engineering team, you will provide technical support relating to all aspects of oil and gas well activities in actively expanding oil and gas programs, including: well completions, safe operations, production surveillance/optimization, well intervention, and application of new technologies.
As a successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering.
You must have a minimum of 7 years' experience as a production engineer in the upstream oil and gas industry.
You must have experience in electric submersible pump design, installation and troubleshooting.
You must have well interventions design and execution experience for both oil and gas wells.
You should be familiar PE software applications, including flow simulation, tubing movement, nodal analysis, buildup and fall off analysis, PTA and production surveillance.
You should have well integrity diagnoses experience including corrosion logging analysis and interpretations.
You should have stimulation and fracturing treatment experience, oil, water, gas scale prevention and treatment experience.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Prepare detailed job programs and supervise jobs in the field. Performs well intervention activities to obtain required well/reservoir performance data.
Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance.
Participate in project technical reviews and reviews proposals to ensure efficient/economic operations.
Champion new technologies aimed at improving well productivity and streamlining efficiency.
Develop special techniques, procedures, test and evaluate new technologies to enhance production and safety of wells.
Serve as consultant on production facility, operating problems and complex workover operations.
Provide technical support to Oil and Gas Producing department on production optimization and well integrity related issues.