Title:  Development Geologist

Job Req ID:  6924
Description: 

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.

Overview

Working alone or with more senior or junior professionals and technicians, the incumbent conducts comprehensive geologic, paleontoligical, hydrogeological or geocellular modeling studies and analyses, prepare reports and presents results to management. He must be able to develop timely and accurate solutions to geologic problems and operations issues in one or more areas. The incumbent might be made a Team Leader, if he has suitable management skills and has demonstrated technical skills.

Duties And Responsibilities

Generally as a member of a team, the incumbent is expected to be able to efficiently use pertinent computer software to aid in performing several of the following activities, the number and combination depending upon his assignment:

a. Interprets geophysical, paleontological and geological data, uses geologic concepts and integrates information from variety of geologic disciplines to develop leads, locate new exploration targets and recommend drillable prospects to management.
b. Interprets and integrates geological, paleontoligical and geophysical data to develop existing fields by recommending optimal well placement to drilling engineers.
c. Integrates large amounts of geological, paleontoligical and geophysical data to create geological and/or integrated numerical models for calculation of reserves and reservoir simulations.
d. Conducts regional studies integrating geologic and seismic interpretation tools to determine the regional geological framework and exploration potential of future trends.
e. Develops, evaluates and implements computer programs and applications for solving Exploration Organization problems.
f. Assists Wellsite during the drilling of exploration and development wells.
g. Documents his work in a professional manner and makes presentations to management.
h. Assists the Manager in accountability and operating planning, 2D and 3D seismic data acquisition planning, etc.
i. Trains new personnel.
j. Performs any or all of the duties described in the Geologist II job description.

Minimum Requirements

a. Bachelor's degree in Geology, or related sciences. A Master's degree or higher in Geology or a related science will reduce prerequisite work experience stated in (b) below by one year.

b. Nine (9) years experience in Exploration or Reservoir Characterization.

c. Fluent in spoken English and has good English writing skills.

d. Demonstrated technical competence on at least two consecutive performance appraisals and promotability on most recent performance appraisal.

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.

 

Country/Region:  SA