We seek for a Petroleum Engineer to work with the Upstream Professional Development Center (UPDC) to address all training needs of upstream of multifaceted reservoir engineering discipline.
The candidate will work within a team of technical advisors with broad petroleum engineering experiences and specialties to develop and deliver a wide range of professional development programs and courses targeting Aramco reservoir engineers (reservoir management, reservoir simulation, well testing, reserves, etc.) of all experience levels.
The candidate will also work closely with other technical advisors from other disciplines (Job families within the UPDC and upstream experts) including geophysicists, geologists, drilling engineers, production engineers, petrophysicists, unconventional resources, and facilities engineers, in the development of multidisciplinary training programs.
The successful candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering. An MSc and/or PhD degree in petroleum engineering is desirable.
Working knowledge of a wide range of RE disciplines/topics such as reservoir management, reservoir simulation, reserves, and well testing, are essential. Specialization in one or few sub disciplines are advantageous.
Experience in training delivery, mentoring, and development of training programs for Reservoir Engineering (RE) in all levels.
At least 15 years of industry experience working on RE projects and operations that includes 10 years or more of recent active technical roles.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You are expected to be able to perform the following:
Enhance the UPDC Reservoir Engineering (RE) Curricula for early career, mid-career and senior professionals.
Manage content development activities for the RE job family.
Ensure all courses are ready for delivery as scheduled.
Contribute to delivery of several RE courses including the Upstream on-boarding program, the RE Flagship and the Reservoir Simulation workshop.
Engage management at all levels to ensure technical curriculum and content development is in line with management objectives and expectations.
Establish a complete development schedule for courses in the RE job family.
Ensure technical content of all courses is endorsed by Job Family Technical Advisors.
Ensure that all external consultant and Instructor needs for development and delivery are identified and that necessary paperwork is submitted in a timely fashion with adequate prior notice.
Utilize UPDC-based instructional designers, graphic artists, and technical writers for building technical content as appropriate.
Collect and analyze post-course feedback and ensure it is used to improve content for future offerings
When possible, sit in on courses to evaluate course quality and instructor effectiveness, especially courses developed and delivered by external vendors.
Innovate, create, and share new approaches in training or technical advancement through local and international SPE forums.
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.
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