Title:  Attorney

Job Req ID:  1652

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.

Position description

We are seeking an attorney with commodity trading experience to join Saudi Aramco’s Law Organization in its headquarters in Dhahran Saudi Arabia.

Specifically, the Trading attorney is expected to provide the following:

  1. This attorney will provide commercially oriented legal advice to Aramco Trading Company (ATC), a wholly-owned Saudi Aramco’s subsidiary.
  2. Work closely with lawyers in Aramco Trading Singapore, Aramco Trading London and Aramco Trading Fujairah.
  3. Broad range of general corporate support including all related commodity transactions, governance, litigation, compliance, risk management, environmental, human resources, and technology.

ATC is the Middle East’s premier trading company for refined petroleum and chemicals products, providing a global integrated platform for the downstream assets of Saudi Aramco and its affiliates, supplying the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.

Saudi Aramco's Law Organization is growing in response to a broad corporate initiative that involves the continued growth of its exploration, production, refining and marketing, along with expansion into petrochemicals, renewables, power and other sectors of the energy business. For adventurous individuals who are interested in working at one of the world's most successful companies, Saudi Aramco offers challenging and sophisticated in-house opportunities. 

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate, you will have:

Six plus years of relevant experience supporting a trading organization either in an in-house or outside counsel capacity. 

Specific experience in one or more of the following areas would be a plus:  maritime or shipping, commercial transactions, governance, litigation, and compliance, risk management, environmental, human resources and technology. 

Candidates must be currently licensed, admitted to practice, and in good standing in the United States, England and Wales, Canada, or the European Union.

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