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We are seeking a Senior Gas Production Engineer to join the Unconventional Production Engineering Division (UPED) of Well Completion Operations & Production Engineering Department.

UPED is responsible for providing technical support for all of unconventional rig-less activities, completion design & wellbore architecture and well integrity analysis for all unconventional wells in Saudi Arabia.    

Your primary role is to be a key technical contributor to multi-disciplinary Development and Production Operations Teams. Specific tasks include production operations support, input to the design of production wells, surveillance, dynamic well and completion modeling. You should be an expert matter in wellhead design and production tree selection, tubing and open/cased hole completion equipment selection, corrosion and metallurgy analysis, well integrity and barriers standard policies

Within guidelines provided by the Unit Supervisor or Division Head, you will be involved in aggressive field development plans with a high level of drilling and completion activities together with analyzing and optimizing performance of Vertical, horizontal, multi-frac wells.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

Design well completion and propose alternatives if required.
Field development planning and optimization.
Well integrity management.
Well intervention activities.
Plan, monitor and validate surveillance activities for wells.
Perform studies and projects assuring adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of problems in areas including well design, Wellhead design, artificial-lift system design, sand control management and well integrity.
Evaluate new technologies, tools or techniques and decide on suitability then present, or assist in the presentation of proposals to Management, technical and operating groups.
Participate in project technical reviews and reviews proposals to ensure efficient/economic operations.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from a recognized and approved program, a Master degree in Petroleum Engineering would be an advantage.

You will have a minimum of 15 years’ experience working as a Production Engineer.

You should have the ability to multitask, prioritize projects and available for occasional field coverage.

You will have experience in unconventional resources or HPHT/Tight Gas with a strong understanding of wellhead design, wellhead selection, tubing and open/cased hole completion equipment selection, corrosion and metallurgy analysis, sand control management, well integrity and barriers standard policies. You should have solid proficiency with production engineering software applications including Prosper, WellCat (or equivalent) with the ability to perform nodal analysis.

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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.