Title:  Senior Exploration Resource Analyst

Job Req ID:  12456

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 Senior Exploration Resource Analyst to join the Exploration Resource Assessment Department (ERAD). The position will require specialized expertise in multiple integrated geoscience disciplines to define undiscovered prospective subsurface resources as well as delineating low carbon potential (including but not limited to geothermal resources, carbon capture/sequestration and Hydrogen exploration).

The Senior Exploration Resource Analyst postion will involve critically evaluating basin-scale geoscience data to analyze stratigraphy, structure, facies (source, reservoir & seal) and charge modeling. The position also requires expertise in petroleum play chance risk analysis and yet-to-find remaining resources assessments to provide play-based exploration opportunities and data acquisition recommendations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate plays for subsurface resources, as well as for low carbon (including but not limited to geothermal resources, carbon capture & sequestration and Hydrogen exploration) potential through a fully integrated workflow

  • Create play chance maps for both conventional and unconventional plays, using relevant discipline products (stratigraphy, structure, facies -source, reservoir & seal and charge modeling.

  • Place play-based exploration work into play venture context and report actionable play-level plans to management including risk assessment, yet-to-find resource calculations and data acquisition strategy to address play confidence

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geosciences or related field (e.g., Geology, Geophysics, or other related science and engineering fields), an advanced degree is preferred

  • An extensive formal experience in regional integrative geoscience analysis

  • A minimum of 15 years of experience, with extensive experience in regional studies and at least 5-10 years of professional experience in play-based exploration

  • Have good exposure to different sedimentary basins (most importantly passive margin, foreland and rifted settings)

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