Title:  Gas Processing Research Consultant

Job Req ID:  12556

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.


Aramco is seeking an experienced professional in the field of gas separation science to join the Oil & Gas Treatment R&D Division of the Research and Development Center (R&DC), which is responsible for conducting pioneering research, introducing new technologies, and providing specialized technical services that will enhance Saudi Aramco profitability and productivity in a cost-effective, timely and collaborative manner.

Key Responsibilities

Develop and lead execution of research programs that focus on developing novel technologies in the area of natural gas processing
Lead multiple technology development projects related to natural gas processing
Identify collaboration opportunities with leading institutes/organizations in the development of natural gas treatment technologies in upstream surface facilities.
Lead planning and execution of capital technology demonstration projects
Provide technical guidance during complex troubleshooting for gas processing plants.
Liaise with relevant corporate stakeholders to ensure in-house technology options deployment
Develop technology roadmaps and strategies to ensure prompt technology delivery 
Identify licensing opportunities of in-house developed technologies
Conduct full feasibility studies on novel technologies, including chemical, mechanical, and thermal options, to guarantee maintaining natural gas processing at the lowest cost. 
Conduct outlook studies of emerging technologies in the field of natural gas processing

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering or Industrial Chemistry with background on midstream natural gas treatment, recovery and utilization processes.
Minimum of 25 years of experience in R&D relevant to midstream natural gas treatment technologies.
Relevant list of publications and patents.
Proven track record of conducting advanced technical projects with an ability to connect basic science research with industrial applications. 
Hands-on experience in field operation and engineering projects 
Knowledge of gas separation process designs and engineering terminologies
Vision, drive, and entrepreneurship spirit to develop new technologies and products.
Ability to work effectively in multicultural teams.

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