Title:  Production Optimization Specialist

Job Req ID:  12212

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 Production Engineering Specialist to join the JRAK Engineering and SGNA Engineering divisions of Well Completion Operation & Production Engineering Department. The JRAK Engineering and SGNA Production Engineering divisions are responsible to maximize the efficiency and output of Saudi Aramco unconventional assets and employing cutting-edge techniques and technologies to optimize production processes, enhance reservoir performance and reduce the operational cost.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Lead production optimization solutions for existing producing wells and future development areas

Responsible for well and field production performance, integrated production system modeling using material balance, Nodal Analysis and surface Network Software ( Prosper-GAP- Mbal; or similar software).

Responsible for routine well and reservoir surveillance, problem well diagnostics and proficient in downhole remediation practices and prepare field operational procedures

Ensure adequate well start-up and shut down procedures for gas and gas and oil wells.

Daily production monitoring and well surveillance. 

Deep understanding on well loading issues, well deliquification practices and production best practices. 

Plan and program field/wells opportunities, surveillance plan a providing support to business plan. 

Work with Cross-functional team to define and update the field completion/stimulation strategy

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelors degree in petroleum engineering from a recognized and approved program.


You will have fifteen years of experience in production engineering and production optimization, including at least ten years in unconventional production engineering and optimization


You will also have;

Strong expertise in unconventional behaviors, well performance analysis and fluid dynamics.

Proficiency in simulation software and modeling using material balance, Nodal Analysis and surface Network Software ( Prosper-GAP- Pipesim, OLGA; or similar software).

Experience in unconventional resources or HPHT/tight gas & oil well with a good understanding of hydraulic fracturing, specially on impact on flowback/production practices. 

Working knowledge in production assurance and optimization of natural flowing oil an gas wells. 

Ability to assist in the development and implementation of the flow assurance techniques, programs and operational procedures.

Knowledge of industry regulations, safety practices, and environmental standards.

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