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 senior Petroleum Engineer (Gas Production) to join the Gas Production Engineering Division, under the Northern Area Production Engineering & Well Services Department.

Saudi Aramco offers experienced engineers the opportunity to develop and manage world-class fields. We are looking for highly skilled professionals to join us at our Production Engineering Department in Northern Area, Saudi Arabia to manage some of the world’s largest off-shore gas wells. Our production engineers manage unique high pressure/temperature, high rate gas wells and fields, fitted with new technologies, highly specialized downhole equipment and surface production facilities.

This technical role requires proficient skills in gas production engineering and mastery/ advisory skills in one of the following specialties; Wellheads, Well Completions, Well Control, Well Interventions, and Flow Assurance. In addition to conducting production engineering duties, this role will provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) advice and guidance to the business in one of the five specialties identified above.

This position is embedded within the Northern Area Production Engineering Department. As a technical consultant in gas production engineering, the incumbent will engage with leaders and experts from across the upstream business of Saudi Aramco.

Key Responsibilities

Provide expert technical advice to Northern Area Oil Operations (NAOO) Management on best practices for one of the five specialties listed above

Subject Matter Expert (SME) providing technical leadership and advice to engineering community in one of the five specialties listed above

Conduct engineering studies to resolve complex technical problems that may occur in one of the specialties listed above

Reviews and evaluates the capabilities of vendors and contractors to determine their acceptability to perform major services for Gas Wells and facilities

Undertake special assignments requiring extensive technical experience

Provide production guidelines for safe operation of high pressure, high rate gas wells to meet high gas demand while maintaining well integrity

Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance

Lead technical review of procedures to ensure efficient/economic project delivery

Champion new technologies aimed at improving well productivity and streamlining efficiency

Conduct seminars; prepare manuals, mentor and train young engineers and operating personnel

Lead and participate in multidisciplinary teams

Represent Saudi Aramco in external technical contacts with consultants, and vendors, etc.

Participate in technical societies and groups. Write papers for peer reviewed journals

Minimum Requirements

Should have a BS degree in engineering. M.S. or PhD in engineering is desirable. Professional Engineer license or registration is also desirable

have a minimum of 18-20 years of related engineering experience including at least 3-5 years related to HP/HT Gas field (i.e. Wellheads, Well Completions, Well Control, Well Interventions, and Flow Assurance)

Should have achieved industry recognition in the specialized area through activities in professional societies and industrial organizations such as SPE, NACE, etc. Technical publications are valued but in-depth practical experience is paramount

Ability to communicate ideas clearly with specialists in producing operations, reservoir management, well intervention, and drilling

Mastery skills level in one of the specialties listed above

Demonstrated ability to apply industry standards in the specialties listed above

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.