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.


Saudi Aramco seek for Upstream Facilities Engineering Specialist to work with the Unconventional Reservoir Engineering Department under Unconventional Resources Admin Area.


The Upstream Facilities Engineering Specialist will be responsible for the development of Unconventional Upstream Facilities for capital and annual projects (scope development, engineering, construction and commissioning), these facilities include Gas Compression Plants, Gas Processing Plants, Early Production Facilities, Wellhead tie-ins, and Pipelines hydraulic network design. Provide continuous updates on budget, projects update including improvement such as cost-effective alternatives, increasing performance and cost reduction. Lead group of engineers in specific tasks and studies such as field development, and Master Plans. Participate in the company engineering standard review and the development of young professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a subject matter expert, you will;

Develop conceptual scope of work for oil and gas upstream facilities and reviewing engineering design packages.

Develop annual business plans and long-term investment plans.

Very well acquainted with risk assessment approach and HAZOP studies related to upstream facilities.

Develop and analyze pipe hydraulic simulation models of three phase flow on PC-based software packages e.g. PIPESIM, OLGA and HYSYS

Develop artificial lift studies including different scenarios of options with cost analysis.

Provide cost optimizations and perform economic analysis to identify the most cost-effective alternative for upstream facilities development.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate should hold a bachelor degree in engineering from a recognized and approved program. MSc or PhD is desirable, but not required.


You must have minimum of 15-year experience in an Oil&Gas organization with a minimum of 5 years in project related work.


You will also;

Be familiar with wellhead operation, pipeline hydraulics for three phase flow, gas distribution systems, gas plants, oil processing facilities, oil and gas gathering systems and exposure to downstream processes.

Should have extensive experience in project type work in design, funding, materials acquisition, construction and commissioning. Also, able to identify design specifications and recommend improvements and economies in this area.

Should have a thorough understanding of cost estimating pertaining to projects and able to explain over/under runs in expenditures.

It’s desirable to have production engineering experience, reservoir engineering and downhole well completions knowledge since studies encompassing these issues will be expected

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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About Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.