Petroleum Engineer

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-752

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

We are seeking a Reservoir Simulator Development User Support to join the Strategic Modeling Technology Division (SMT) under the Petroleum Engineering & Development organization (PE&D).
SMT is developing the next generation parallel reservoir and basin simulator for Saudi Aramco, which aims to handle gigantic hydrocarbon reservoirs with sufficient spatial resolution.
The incumbent will be responsible for liaising between the development team and users , informing developers for the new options requested by the users , testing the latest codes developed by the developers, benchmarking the new code and providing feedback to the development team.
The incumbent will be working with a diverse scientific team located in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Key Responsibilities
- Laisse between the development team and the simulators users.
- Collect user requests and pass them to the development team.
- Organize users and developers meetings. Contribute to new ideas and projects, and participate in existing efforts
- Train and provide technical support for reservoir engineers using simulator
- Participate in national and international professional societies, as well as have the ability to communicate and steer practical research in various international R&D organizations.
- Participate in preparing technical papers for professional societies local and/or international technical meetings, conferences, forums and workshops.


Minimum Requirements

Candidates should have preferably a M.Sc degree in Engineering or Science, with a background in use and some development experience of reservoir simulators. Minimum of five years of experience with the oil and gas industry.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.

About the Company

Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.

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Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 12,500

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