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Oil Production Engineer

Full time at Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia
Posted on January 1, 2023

Job details

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 an Oil Production Engineer to join Northern Area Production Engineering Department (NAPED). NAPED provides Production Engineering coverage for all Saudi Aramco Oil and Gas wells in Northern Area of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The Oil Production Engineer is 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.

Key Responsibilities

You will be 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 bull heading 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

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you

Should have a Bachelor's degree in Pet Engineering. MS or PhD is desirable, but not required; intensive industry training including appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected

Must have at least 18-20 years of related experience, including 5 years intensive experience in oil production specialty. Also, should have experience working in oil fields with 15%+ H2S concentration, onshore and offshore environment, and smart well completions.

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

Should be active in related professional societies and will have achieved professional recognition through publications, committee activities, etc.

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.

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