Title:  Field Development Geologist

Job Req ID:  12329

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 Geosteering Group of Exploration admin area.

The Geosteering Group is responsible for monitoring [wells in real time and placement activities of hydrocarbon wells for the development plans of oil and gas fields of Saudi Aramco.

The Field Development Geologist primary role is to handle all geological responsibilities associated with drilling operations with minimal supervision

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

  • Monitor and geo-steers all types of wells both in office or onsite when needed
  • Maintain OpenWorks database: Creates well headers, loading well data, and prepares well lists, etc,
  • Prepare geological prognosis including but not limited to tops, cross sections, correlation panels identifying any geological risks and contingency issues/planning and finally ensures acknowledgements of the program by other parties
  • Update grids/maps in light of the new drilling information obtained from active wells to help optimizing wells objectives. This should be done by using landmark software Package such as Decision Space Geosciences
  •  Provide clarity and well understanding when communicating with other parties involved in the drilling activities
  • Perform the wells evaluations while and post-drilling, such as final correlations, maps and grids for both structural, stratigraphic, and fluid limits mapping using Landmark Software as mentioned above

Minimum Requirements

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

You will have Fifteen years of experience experience in Field development activities, including at least five years in geosteering.

  • You will have the ability to integrate all available Geological, Geophysical, Petrophysical, Sedimentological, and 3D Geological model and other dynamic information for geosteering the well into their optimum targets  
  • you must have Clear understanding of operational drilling activities and their implications
  • you will be able to demonstrate extensive experience in technical geological tasks such as well to well correlation, interpret real time logging while drilling tools and create structure maps
  • you will also have to Provide 1D & 2D geological evaluation including facies, mapping and data integration for 2D & 3D modeling projects
  • You need to have strong teamwork skills and able to work in multicultural environment
  • The ability of communicating effectively in English language verbally and in writing is necessary along with excellent presentation skills is necessary

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