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.
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering. A masters’ degree would be an advantage.
You must have a minimum of 12 years of extensive production engineering experience.
You must have experience in unconventional resources or HPHT/Tight Gas with a strong understanding of hydraulic fracturing.
You should be familiar with simulation software such as Prosper, Saphir, WellCat and MFrac (or equivalent) with the ability to perform nodal analysis.
Duties and Responsibilities
You will be expected to be able to perform the following:
Ensure appropriate well completion designs, cost-effective fracturing programs tailored to numerous reservoirs, and studies on related projects.
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.
Coach and mentor other production engineers and graduates within the team.