Saudi Aramco is a fully integrated, global petroleum enterprise, and a world leader in exploration and producing, refining, distribution, marketing and petrochemicals manufacturing. We not only look for individuals who can meet our expectations, but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy company.
The Eastern Area Exploration Department is seeking a top Prospect Generator, with strong clastic sequence and seismic stratigraphy experience, to join their world class team.
You will be seasoned in prospect generation, have a proven track record in finding hydrocarbons in clastic environments, and have experience of working on large wells and seismic datasets.
As the successful candidate you will have a bachelor degree in geology or geophysics. It is preferred that you have a master or Ph.D. degree, with emphasis on clastic stratigraphy and seismic stratigraphy.
You will have a minimum of 10 years’ experience exploring for hydrocarbons in clastic environments.
Preferably, this experience will have been acquired working for major or independent oil companies operating in clastic basins in North America (USA and Canada), and companies working in the North Sea.
Middle East experience is highly desirable.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Develop strong leads, generate prospects, mature these prospects; and work within a multidisciplinary team.
Manage advanced sequence and stratigraphic analysis using G&G applications. This will include visualization, integration of various G&G datasets, and chronostratigraphy.
Conduct advanced seismic interpretation, sequence stratigraphic well correlation, and sedimentary facies prediction.
Petrophysics analysis in clastic environments, and have an in-depth understanding of rock physics.
Generate advanced seismic attribute analysis, and use this analysis on large wells and seismic datasets.
Interface with multiple levels, including subordinates, peers, supervisors, and venture partners.
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.