This is an expatriate position located in Saudi Arabia.
Position Description: We are seeking for an Exploration Technical Advisor to join the Strategic Planning and Optimization Team (SPOT) under the Exploration Organization.
This team reviews and assigns risk and volumetric assessments for all leads and prospects in the exploration inventory. Team members are responsible for assessing post-drill outcomes and cascading learnings throughout the exploration organization. In addition, the team is responsible for maintaining up-to-date exploration portfolio analytics and value assessments in support of Senior Management decision-making.
Minimum Requirements: As a successful candidate you should hold a Master’s degree in Geoscience.
You must have a minimum of 20 years of full-cycle exploration experience including prospect generation, evaluation through drilling, post-drilling appraisal and a track record of adding value.
You should have core technical skillsets in log analysis (or advanced petrophysical evaluation) and/or sequence stratigraphic interpretation of both carbonate and clastic depositional systems and will have experience in technical assurance, risking/volumetric and exploration portfolio analysis.
Duties & Responsibilities: You are required to perform the following:
Attend technical presentations for exploration leads and prospects and be involved in the risking, setting of volumetric input parameter distributions, volumetric modeling and technical writing summaries of the opportunities. Attend prospect and well approval meetings, providing technical insight to senior management as required.
Attend post-drilling appraisal reviews and assist in the technical writing of the key learnings and path forward recommendations.
Through team collaboration, assist in exploration portfolio management and portfolio analytics to guide internal decision-making and to benchmark SPOT team performance.
Mentor junior members of the team; proactive engagement with the prospect generators through technical peer assists; knowledge transfer of the team’s methodology and results to the exploration organization and senior management.
Saudi Aramco is a world leader in integrated energy and chemicals. We are driven by the core belief that energy is opportunity.
From producing approximately one in every eight barrels of the world’s crude oil supply to developing new energy technologies, our global team is dedicated to creating positive impact in all that we do. We focus on making our resources more sustainable and more useful. This promotes long-term economic growth and prosperity around the world.