Title:  Gas Reservoir Engineer

Job Req ID:  11520

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 is seeking a Gas Reservoir Engineer to work part of the technical team of one of the Northern Area Gas Reservoir Managements Departments under the Gas Development Admin Department arm of Petroleum Engineering & Development Admin Area under Upstream Business Line.


As a gas reservoir engineer, you must have extensive experience of gas reservoir management to be able to support Saudi Aramco developing and managing world-class onshore and offshore non-associated gas fields, reservoirs and reserves. Our petroleum engineers conduct pioneering research, introduce new technologies and provide specialized engineering services as part of our customized reservoir management practices. As a senior gas reservoir engineer, you are expected to provide expert advice and guidance on all aspects of gas/gas-condensate reservoir management, including designing, participating in and implementing best-in-class reservoir management programs.


This position is embedded within the Petroleum Engineering business and as a senior technical specialist, will engage with leaders and experts from across the upstream business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and oversight on best-in-class reservoir management tenets, practices and state-of-the art- technologies for all Saudi Aramco non-associated gas assets.
  • Formulate reservoir development, data acquisition, strategic surveillance and monitoring master-plans to ensure optimal development and depletion strategies.
  • Utilize reservoir management standards and guidelines to enhance both NPV and hydrocarbon recovery.
  • Lead, design and participate in integrated field reviews and field development plans.
  • Prepare reservoir engineering input into drilling and work-over proposals and programs.
  • Recommend advanced completion techniques for horizontal and multi-lateral wells.
  • Lead and participate in reservoir engineering studies that include reservoir stimulation modeling of various IOR processes for improvement of ultimate recovery.
  • Participate in technical societies and technical groups.
  • Train and mentor young engineers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of science in petroleum engineering or related discipline from an accredited university, MSc or PhD is desirable, but not required.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience petroleum engineering organization with a minimum of 7 years specializing in gas/gas-condensate reservoir management. A training history of appropriate specialized courses and seminars is expected. Technical publications are valued but in-depth practical experience is paramount.
  • You must have the ability to interact and communicate effectively with specialists in geology, core and fluid analysis, petrophysics, simulation, drilling, stimulation, completion and production and facilities.
  • You must have hands-on experience in reservoir simulation (compositional and black-oil), reserves management, acid stimulation and hydraulic fracturing, open-hole and cased-hole log evaluation, geological properties modeling, reservoir operations, completion and production procedures and technologies.
  • You must demonstratable technical contribution in Petroleum and Reservoir engineering knowledge sharing through reputable international publications, technology patents and mentoring programs. 
  • You must have history of using modern reservoir management practices for gas and gas condensate reservoirs.

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