Pressure Volume and Temperature Specialist

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-565

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.


The Hydrocarbon Phase Behavior Unit (HPBU) supports Exploration, Reservoir Management, Production and Well Testing Organizations in the area of technical support and consultation of reservoir fluids phase behavior.

The position shall provide technical support, consultation and laboratory services in characterization of reservoir fluids (PVT) to different operating departments in Saudi Arabia. The job is a full-time employee position reporting to the supervisor of the HPBU, which is part of the EXPEC ARC Advanced Technical Services Division.

The candidate shall Initiate, lead, provide technical support, laboratory services, and conduct advanced technical studies/applied research on reservoir fluids characterization.

Key Responsibilities

• Provide consultation related to reservoir fluids phase behavior and characterization based on field and Lab PVT Data (Pressure, Volume and Temperature)
• Conduct short-term investigations and researches related to reservoir fluids, analyze trail results and make recommendations
• Develop PVT models (EOS) to predict Areal/Vertical variation in fluid properties for a field
• Review and enhance data quality of PVT technical reports
• Lead advanced laboratory technical studies and assist in researches and technology projects
• Introduce new technologies related to fluids phase behavior and production enhancement
• Serve as liaison with service companies and academic sectors in advanced investigations, applied researches and matter related to PVT lab testing, quality controls, equipment upgrading and other cooperative technical exchange
• Troubleshoot/upgrades PVT lab equipment
• Train and mentor young engineers and lab technicians


Minimum Requirements

• B.S. Degree in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or Chemistry Science
• Advanced degree e.g. MSc or PhD in technical disciplines is preferred
• 15 years-experience in in the oil industry and lab work specialized in Fluids Compositional Analysis and PVT studies
• Expert and knowledgeable in the reservoir fluids behavior and characterization including lab testing and modeling
• Familiar with tuning of EOS (commercial PVT Package)
• Excellent knowledge and hands on experience on PVT lab equipment

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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