The function of Drilling Technical Department is to support D&WO through efficient planning and allocation of resources, effective
management and dissemination of knowledge and advancement of D&WO practices through the introduction of innovative solutions and
promotion of new technology.
The main functions of Technical Support Services Division are:
1- Implementation & execution of procedures and technologies with one on one support dedicated to each D&WO department on daily basis.
2- Project focused and provides higher level support to D&WO.
3- Evaluating, analyzing, documenting & reporting for D&WO.
A. Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
B. Experience: 9 to 10 years, such that incumbent is clearly recognized as an expert in his field.
C. Other: The initiation, development and completion of major engineering studies requires a high degree of intelligence and imagination
and comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of Petroleum Engineering. Incumbent is recognized as an expert in one or more of the areas of
Petroleum Engineering and can serve as Consultant, Coordinator or Project Engineer on assigned projects. Position often requires original
and unique approach and solution to difficult and diversified engineering problems.
Duties & Responsibilities
(a) Develops and coordinates major studies in any of the Petroleum Engineering areas based upon objectives and requirements established
by Management by interpreting scope, initiating new studies or applied technical work as required and directing and performing all phases of
the study through formal summary reports and presentation to Management and Owner Company technical personnel.
(b) Consults with and provides technical guidance to Management and related engineering groups on matters which fall into his area of
expert technical competence including budget studies, development programs, reservoir studies and equipment purchases and studies.
(c) Reviews activities of various phases of Aramco Petroleum Engineering and Oil Operations activities and reports on adequacy and
efficiency of performance. Recommends initiation of or re-direction of new or existing studies and related technical work toward improving
operating efficiencies, reduce unit costs and promote better understanding of oil field producing and reservoir behavior and characteristics.
(d) Serves as consultant in preparing policy recommendations for Management concerning procedures and scope of data and information to
be furnished to the Saudi Arabian Government and outside agencies. Makes final review of accuracy and nature of data for release to
safeguard Aramco's best interests.
(e) Keeps current on engineering, research, mechanical and operational procedures and equipment in the United States and other foreign
countries and recommends adaptation and application of those that can be used advantageously in Aramco's area of operations.
(f) Reviews work of engineers directed on projects where additional manpower has been assigned.
(g) Assists in training and indoctrination of new engineering personnel.
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.