This is an expatriate position located in Saudi Arabia.
Position Description: Saudi Aramco is one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks 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 Red Sea Exploration Department is seeking a Regional Mapper to join their world class team. As the successful candidate you will be a multidisciplinary professional with expertise in play-based exploration techniques.
You will be expected to integrate available geological and geophysical data to create regional maps (e.g., gross depositional environment maps, effectiveness maps, common risk segment maps of all petroleum system elements (source, reservoir, seal), and composite common risk segment maps for different plays) in order to develop new play concepts and exploration opportunities.
Minimum Requirements: As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelors’ degree in Petroleum Geoscience, Geology or related field. Masters’ degree or PHD is preferred.
You will have a minimum of 10 years' experience with a major oil/gas company.
Competency in using major industry interpretation software packages (Petrel is preferred).
Duties & Responsibilities: You will be expected to perform the following:
Conduct regional exploration studies and evaluation of the petroleum system elements in new entry and frontier basins.
Perform 2D & 3D seismic mapping (especially with low quality data) from prospect to regional scales.
Develop mapping and identify new plays from interpreted regional 2D and 3D seismic datasets, well and field data, and outcrop information where available.
Analyze regional stratigraphy and structural framework for basin modeling and/or structural restoration (regional and prospect scale).
Integrate regional geology data to prospect generation, and review structural geology in rift basins and salt tectonics.
Develop a fully risked and volumetrically assessed prospect inventory for all leads and prospects identified.
Review clastic and carbonate depositional systems in tectonically active basins.
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.