Petroleum Engineer - Gas Reservoir Management

Jobs at Saudi Aramco

  • Expatriate position based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

  • Technical leadership position providing technical excellence in Gas Reservoir Management

  • Work with industry leading specialists and state of the art technology

  • Operator experience essential


Aramco is seeking Senior Engineers with extensive experience of Gas Reservoir Management. Saudi Aramco offers the opportunity to develop and manage world-class fields, reservoirs and reserves.

We are looking for expert professionals to join us at our state-of-the-art Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to manage some of the world’s largest onshore and offshore oil fields. Our petroleum engineers conduct pioneering research, introduce new technologies and provide specialized engineering services as part of our customized reservoir management practices.

This senior technical role provides expert advice and guidance on all aspects of gas/gas-condensate reservoir management, including designing, participating in and implementing best-in-class reservoir management programs.

This position is embedded within the petroleum engineering business and as a senior technical specialist, will engage with leaders and experts from across the upstream business.


Minimum Requirements

  • As a successful candidate, you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline. Master’s degree or PhD is desirable, but not required.
  • You must have a minimum of 10 years related experience including at least 7 years specializing in gas/gas-condensate reservoir management. A training history of appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected. Technical publications are valued but in-depth practical experience is paramount.
  • You must have the ability to interact and communicate clearly with specialists in geology, core and fluid analysis, petrophysics, simulation, drilling, completion, production and facilities.
  • You must have hands-on experience in hydraulic fracturing, open-hole and cased-hole logs, geological modeling, compositional simulation, completion and production procedures and technologies.
  • You must have history of using modern reservoir management practices for gas and gas condensate reservoirs.


Duties & Responsibilities

You are expected to be able to do the following:

  • Provide guidance and oversight on best-in-class reservoir management tenets, practices and state-of-the art- technologies for all Saudi Aramco hydrocarbon assets.
  • Formulate reservoir development, data acquisition, strategic surveillance and monitoring master-plans to ensure optimal development and depletion strategies.
  • Utilize reservoir management standards and guidelines to enhance both NPV and hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Lead, design and participate in integrated field reviews and field development plans.
  • Prepare reservoir engineering input into drilling and work-over proposals and programs.
  • Recommend advanced completion techniques for horizontal and multi-lateral wells.
  • Lead and participate in reservoir engineering studies that include reservoir stimulation modeling of various IOR processes for improvement of ultimate recovery.
  • Participate in technical societies and technical groups.
  • Train and mentor young engineers.

This is a permanent, residential role in Saudi Arabia that is available on a single or family status and will hold a very competitive, tax free salary plus a full expatriate package.


How to apply

If you believe you meet the requirements for this role, please contact us at and state the job title in the subject. Please attach your CV and state your experience.