Title:  Flow Assurance Engineer

Job Req ID:  6046

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.


Saudi Aramco seek for Flow Assurance Specialist that is able to use flow analysis tools and technology to provide support to Saudi Aramco’s organizations by developing solutions that ensure safe & reliable flow through wells and upstream pipeline networks and into receiving facilities under the Petroleum Engineering & Development Admin Area.

Key Responsibilities

Expected to be able to perform the following:
Develop the scope of work for oil and gas upstream facilities design and reviewing engineering design packages
Conduct oil and gas upstream risk assessment studies
Participate in many HOZOP studies related to oil and gas upstream facilities
Apply safety related issues and address environmental impact issues
Perform steady state and transient multiphase flow simulations, heat transfer and flash calculations on PC- based software packages (with emphasis on using OLGA & PVTsim)
Hydrocarbon fluid characterization
Analyze results of the simulations and recommend optimum hydraulic operating conditions
Able to look at alternatives, perform economic analysis and identify the most cost-effective alternative

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate should hold a bachelor degree in engineering from a recognized and approved program. MSc or PhD is desirable, but not required
Minimum of 10-15 year experience in a petroleum engineering organization with a minimum of 5 years in flow assurance discipline
Familiar with oil and gas surface and subsurface production facilities networks, offshore and onshore processing facilities, hydrocarbon fluid characterizations, and fluid dynamics and thermodynamics
Should have extensive experience in dealing and modeling multiphase flow in pipes and all related flow assurance issues, PVT analysis, heat transfer modeling, and steady state and transient production strategies including chemical and mitigations requirements. Also, able to identify design specifications; recommend improvements and economies in this area
Should have extensive knowledge in multiphase flow modeling using OLGA for transient flow and Pipesim for steady state flow, as well as other similar software. Also, experience in fluid characterizations using PVTsim, MULTIFLASH and other similar software. It is highly desirable to be skilled in programing language such as VBA coding, C++ and Python
Should develop tools, guidelines and process for best practice in flow assurance engineering

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