Title:  Petrochemical integration and optimization specialist

Job Req ID:  10212

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.


As a recognized company expert in the chemical business, IK Liquids to Chemicals Development is developing the production, shipping, and marketing of low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia as an alternative route-to-market for our oil and gas resources. The petrochemical integration and optimization specialist will join the Corporate Engagements Coordination Division, which is responsible for establishing a clear stakeholder and functional organization interface plan. The candidate’s primary role as an integration and optimization specialist is to ensure good integration across the various LTC projects and individual units, with a focus on integration and optimization opportunities to improve the project's economics.


Key Responsibilities

  • Improving LTC program economics
  • Addressing opportunities relating to integrating the hydrocarbons that are transferred between a refinery and a petrochemical facility This would be at different levels, including within the same complex and/or with other neighboring facilities.
  • Optimize Refinery Process Flow and Fuel Blending
  • Optimize Steam Cracking Feed Selection, Process Flow, and Configuration
  • Optimize Aromatics Feed, Products, and Recovery
  • Indicate process interactions at the refinery/chemical plant interface.
  • Conduct techno-economic evaluations.
  • Participate in hazard operability (HAZOP) and safety integrity level (SIL) studies as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or related An advanced degree is preferred.
  • at least fifteen years of experience in refining and petrochemical process units, including at least five years in integration and optimization.

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