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.
Explorations Reservoir Characterization Department is seeking a Clastic Sedimentologist to join their world-class team. As the successful candidate’ you will apply your skills in sedimentology and stratigraphy to a number of siliciclastic reservoirs occurring in the subsurface of the Arabian Plate.
You will analyze detailed description of cores recovered from a number of subsurface reservoir formations, ranging in age from Ordovician to Permian, as well as significant reservoirs in the Cretaceous.
Minimum Requirements: As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelors’ degree in 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.
Full understanding of the principles and application of the techniques in sandstone petrology (e.g. thin sections, SEM and XRD) to siliciclastic reservoirs, particularly in terms of reservoir rock quality and its distribution.
Competency with industry software, such as Petrel and OpenWork.
Duties & Responsibilities: You will be expected to :
Conduct detailed core- based siliciclastic reservoir description (core logging) and facies interpretation (sedimentological observations).
Assess reservoir quality of exploration and development wells via core descriptions.
Describe and analyze sedimentary rocks from various depositional systems (e.g. eolian, fluvial, estuarine, and shallow marine).
Apply biostratigraphy, chemostratigraphy and sequence stratigraphy to siliciclastic reservoirs.
Integrate data for geological modeling purposes, and mentor junior geoscience professionals.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 16821BR
About Saudi Aramco
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.