Title:  Petrophysicist

Job Req ID:  6887

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.

Job Purpose

The incumbent conducts comprehensive geophysical studies and analyses related to hydrocarbon exploration, and prepares appropriate reports. Must be capable of working alone or with a group to develop timely and reliable solutions to geophysical problems and to implement these solutions or recommend appropriate action, depending on the circumstances. Must have substantial expertise in one or more of the geophysical disciplines used in hydrocarbon exploration.


The incumbent is expected to perform one or more of the following activities, the number and combination depending on the assignment.
(l) Carry out investigations into basic geophysical problems related to hydrocarbon exploration.
(2) Develop, recommend and implement strategies to optimize the quality and utilization of geophysical data.
(3) Supervise, review and quality control the acquisition, processing and interpretation of geophysical data.
(4) Interpret geophysical and geological data to map prospective areas and define areas for further exploratory effort. Recommend appropriate action.
(5) Develop and maintain computerized geophysical databases, and provide support for Exploration users.
(6) Develop and evaluate geophysical computer applications and apply them to solving Exploration problems.
(7) Train new personnel.
(8) Any or all of the duties described in the Geophysicist II job description.

Education & Experience Requirements

(A) Bachelor's degree in Geophysics or related field (e.g. Geology, Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering). An advanced degree will reduce prerequisite work experience stated in (B) below by one year.
(B) Generally a minimum of nine years experience in Petroleum Geophysics or other discipline appropriate to the task.
(C) Fluent in spoken and written English.


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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