Title:  Field Development Geologist

Job Req ID:  11088

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 a Field Development Geologist to join the Abqaiq-Ghawar Division of Gas Reservoir Characterization Department.

The Abqaiq-Ghawar Division is responsible for providing field development activities both in deep seated clastic reservoir and carbonate reservoirs, advance reservoir characterization by utilizing all available Geological, Geophysical, Petrophysical, and other dynamic information to identify optimum subsurface target/s for all type of wells such as vertical, S-shape, J-shape, Single lateral and multi-lateral wells.

The Field Development Geologist primary role is to plan and monitor drilling operations, fluid dynamics, bore hole logging tools and their application toward advance Petrophysical evaluation. Ability to work independently by integrating all information and take real time decision for optimum well placement and geosteer lateral wells for maximum reservoir contact

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Integrated Subsurface evaluation by utilizing all the available G&G data, 3D Geocelluer model, fracture model to identify optimum subsurface target based on the business requirement for all type wells including single lateral and multi-lateral wells.

Utilize 3D geological static models and update as and when require is preferable

Collaborate with all stakeholders to ensure the project is on track the deliverables are accurate and reliable

Conduct innovative research in reservoir characterization both Carbonate and clastic 

Maintain key relationships with industry and academic institutions in order to update technical skills in his specialty area

Represent the company on appropriate company-sponsored consortia

Provide training to junior staff as well as to other specialists, both on one-to-one and occasionally

Provide mentoring and technical assistance to young professionals

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in geology from a recognized and approved program.

You will have fifteen years of experience in Field development activities or role of development geologist.

Ability to integrate all characterization studies to identify suitable locations for drilling

Extensive experience in subsurface mapping and be familiar of utilization of various geological applications and packages (such as DSG, Petrel, Petrosys, Geolog, Teclog etc.)

Previous experience in reservoir geology, drilling operations, field development, sedimentology/stratigraphy or structural geology is preferred.

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