Petroleum Systems Analyst
Saudi Aramco - Dhahran
Saudi Aramco's Exploration team is seeking an experienced Petroleum Systems Analyst. As one of the world's largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world's leading integrated energy company.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a master degree in Geosciences in Petroleum Geoscience/Geochemistry or closely related Earth Science discipline. A PhD degree is preferred.
You will have a minimum of 10 years' experience with a major oil/gas company.
You will have a strong understanding of petroleum systems in tectonically active as well as salt basins.
You will possess a working knowledge of burial, heat flow, thermal maturation and hydrocarbon generation using 1D, 2D and map-based 3D modeling; Practical evaluation of secondary migration in 2D or 3D.
You will have knowledge of industry software such as PetroMod and Trinity, as well as Petrel.
You will be an integrator and have experience in the following fields:
Petroleum Geochemistry: Identification and mapping of source rocks and determination of amount, type and maturation level of the organic matter; Correlation and interpretation of patterns of petroleum compounds found in subsurface, surface seeps and outcrop samples; Phase and fluid property and prediction; Evaluation of timing of petroleum migration and assessment of potential migration pathways.
You will have experience in operational geochemistry and development of analytical programs for well projects (strongly preferred).
Duties and Responsibilities
You will be expected to perform the following:
Apply fit-for-purpose petroleum systems analysis workflows for regional or sub-regional analysis of existing or new plays in the Red Sea, as well as de-risking leads and/or prospects.
Integrate basin analysis with exploration based activities and studies, and construct play fairway maps through integration of structural geology, sequence stratigraphy, petrophysical data, petroleum geochemistry and petroleum systems modeling. Particular focus will be placed on carrying out petroleum systems data integration in support of both ongoing operations and regional basin studies.
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