We are seeking an Oil Production Engineer to join Northern Area Production Engineering & Well Services Department (NAPE&WSD). NAPE&WSD is responsible to provide Production Engineering support for oil and gas production in Northern Area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This covers all aspects of High Pressure, High Rate Oil and gas well activities including: well completions, well integrity, production surveillance/optimization, well intervention, artificial lift wells and application of new technologies.
You are required to handle the complexity and work related activities related to oil producers (both natural flow and ESP wells), water injection, water supply and water disposal wells starting from monitoring the drilling operations, completion design, flowback/testing operations, chemical treatments, logging, and integrity assurance to performance remedial work for production enhancement. Addition to the oil and water wells, you will be involved in monitoring gas wells.
As a successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in engineering. MS or PhD is desirable, but not required; intensive industry training including appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected.
You must have at least 10 years of related experience, including 5 years intensive experience in oil production specialty.
You should have experience working in oil fields with 15%+ H2S concentration, onshore and offshore environment, and smart well completions.
You must have ability to provide technical support for well operations, including all aspects of well intervention, well stimulation, well testing, well integrity and application of state-of-the-art technologies.
You should be active in related professional societies and will have achieved professional recognition through publications, committee activities, etc.
Duties and Responsibilities
You are required to perform the following:
Monitor daily drilling and work-over activities to ensure suitable completion practices are adopted by the rig.
Prepare detailed rigless well intervention programs and supervise jobs in the field. Programs include Production logging in horizontal and vertical wells, water saturation monitoring, production enhancement using thru-tubing and bullheading stimulation techniques, portable testing, rigless recompletions etc.
Monitor production performance, diagnose any anomalies and recommend engineering solutions.
Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance.
Participate in project technical review and review proposals to ensure efficient/economic operations.
Champion new technologies aimed at improving well integrity, productivity and efficiency.
Represent Saudi Aramco in dealing with manufacturers, vendors and outside consultants.
Proficient in industry used Production Engineering and completion software for production optimization and well completion.
Conduct seminars; prepare manuals, train engineers and production operating personnel.