Title:  Petroleum Engineer

Job Req ID:  1077

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 an experienced Petroleum Engineer to work in the Oil/Gas Production Engineering Divisions and provide technical support related to all aspects of oil and gas well activities, including: well completions, production surveillance/optimization, well intervention, and application of new technologies. Also, to have good communication skills to be able to transform the above production engineering activities into presentations, technical papers and reports.  

Key Responsibilities

You are expected to be able to perform the following:

Prepare detailed job programs and supervise jobs in the field. Perform well intervention activities to obtain required well/reservoir performance data.

Perform production optimization activities to ensure reliability and optimum well performance. Participate in project technical reviews and study proposals to ensure efficient/economic operations.

Conduct well related incident investigation and submit reports then include findings and recommendations to avoid re-occurrence.

Champion new technologies aimed at improving well productivity and streamlining efficiency and be able to develop special techniques, procedures, test and evaluate new technologies to enhance production and safety of wells.

Provide technical support to Oil and Gas Producing departments on production optimization, well intervention and well integrity related issues.

Coach and mentor the division young production engineers to meet their career progression target as planned.

Invent and submit ideas that will help the business to overcome any well related challenges and improve the organization performance.

Deliver technical presentations for the department, Admin Area, Business line managements and outside conferences to highlight production engineering successes and challenges.  

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate you

Hold a Bachelor degree in Petroleum Engineering or other disciplines (Mechanical Engineering). 

Must have at least a minimum of 7 years’ experience as a production engineer in an upstream oil and gas industry. 

Have an experience in artificial lifting including electric submersible pump and gas lift design, installation and troubleshooting. Proficiency in PE software applications, including flow simulation, tubing movement, nodal analysis, Buildup and fall off analysis, PTA and production surveillance is required.

Must have a well integrity diagnoses experience including corrosion logging analysis and interpretations.

Have an experience in coming up with production optimization ideas. Also, an experience in gas compression and gas storage well related activities. Also, stimulation and fracturing treatment experience in shallow and deep oil and gas wells. Experience in oil, water and gas scale prevention and treatment.

Should have a good well interventions design and execution experience for both sour and sweet oil and gas wells. Have the capability of making technical presentations, writing technical papers, evaluation and investigation reports.

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