Saudi Aramco, long known for its leadership in oil exploration, production, and refining, is seeking experienced professionals to join the growing Unconventional Resources exploration efforts. We are seeking an experienced Rig-less Completion Foreman with relevant unconventional expertise. Of primary interest is your experience in handling operational responsibilities on critical wells. Consider the opportunity to join our team and help shape the future of unconventional resources exploration and production in Saudi Aramco. You will be utilizing your skills to supervise field operations of rig-less completion sites, either contracted or Saudi Aramco owned. You will also engage in carrying out programmed work on deep or otherwise critical unconventional wells that are deeper than 15,000 feet, are complicated by pressure above 10,000 psi, contain sour gas, and with extended reach laterals that are highly deviated, and/or have significant cost involved. As a subject-matter expert, you will have direct field responsibility for the rig-less completion activities of unconventional wells located anywhere in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its territorial waters, as specified in the well completion program. Such wells may be exploratory or developmental, and entail the search for, or development of, unconventional hydrocarbon deposits, principally oil and gas.
Minimum Requirements: As the successful candidate you will hold a High School diploma and have 15 years of experience related to rig-less completion of oil and gas wells. You will have proven job knowledge and experience to handle operational responsibilities on unconventional or HPHT critical wells. Alternatively, you will hold a Bachelor degree in Engineering and have 9 years of experience related to rig-less completion of oil and gas wells. You will have proven job knowledge and experience to handle operational responsibilities on unconventional or HPHT critical wells. Your role is field-based and you may be required to work in remote parts of Saudi Arabia.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following: Perform unit level supervisory function at well locations remote to Operations headquarters on a 24 hour per day basis, R28 work schedule (7 days on duty, 3 days off work, 7 days on duty, 4 days off work) Coordinate the timely ordering of required well materials, equipment and services according to the well program. Document the receipt, usage and transfer of Saudi Aramco supplied materials and equipment. Review service company field tickets for accuracy of services provided and associated charges. Ensure that Saudi Aramco Blowout Prevention Standards are met in all respects, including equipment configuration, testing, and crew response. Assure that site and personnel comply with Saudi Aramco established safety standards and procedures. Assure compliance with terms, conditions and equipment/personnel, as specified in the contract for jobs and sites contracted to Saudi Aramco. Provide on-the-job training to less experienced personnel assigned to the rig-less site. Responsible for the safety of rig-less site crews and contracted service personnel, numbering as high as 100 people. Accountable fiscally for Saudi Aramco owned equipment and materials, timely communication with Production Operations headquarters and logistical coordination of transportation services, materials movement, well services (both Saudi Aramco and contractor supplied), water support, and roads/location support. Update Upper Management on a daily basis on the flow and progress of operations. Communicate on a daily basis with Production Engineering counterpart to provide timely update, and seek technical consultancy if needed. Liaise regularly and timely with contract service companies, including wireline, testing, coiled tubing, pumping and fracturing. Communicate on an as-needed basis supporting organizations, including, but not limited to, Loss Prevention, Environmental Protection, Drilling & Workover, Transportation & Heavy Equipment, Water Well Services, and the Wellsite Division. Supervise the installation/removal of artificial lift system in unconventional well such as road pumps and plunger lift system.
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.