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Digital Rock Specialist

Saudi Aramco

5 - 7 years Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia

Other(Other), Other(Other). Any Nationality

, Posted on January 2, 2018 1 Opening

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Position Description:
Saudi Aramco is a fully integrated, global petroleum enterprise, and a world leader in exploration and producing, refining, distribution, marketing and petrochemicals manufacturing. Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations, but for those who can exceed them.
Our intent is to become the words leading integrated energy company. The Exploration Technical Services Department is seeking a top Digital Rock Specialist.
Saudi Aramco s position as a world-leading hydrocarbon explorer and producer offers a unique opportunity for a Geoscientist/Petrophysicist to realize their full technical potential in this developing discipline.
The successful applicant will be experienced in microCT tomography and digital rock analysis. Of primary interest is experience with acquisition, QCing, and analyzing 3D microCT digital images to model internal rock fabric, structural, petrophysical, and physical properties in support of exploration activities.
You will have a unique opportunity to work in an operational environment on computational rock physics supported by industry-leading laboratory and supercomputing resources. Applicants must be familiar with pore-scale modeling, expertise in acquisition, QC, and the use of core-derived petrophysical properties.

Industry Type : Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Functional Area : Engineering

Desired Candidate Profile

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will have a bachelor degree in petroleum engineering, geology, geophysics, or physics. A master or Ph.D. degree is preferred.
You will have a minimum of 7 years of experience as a Geoscientist/Petrophysicist, including at least 5 years working with challenging 3D tomography issues, preferably related to reservoir evaluation and/or flow simulation.
A proven track record in a relevant discipline as evidenced by previous work, such as publications in peer-reviewed scientific literature/conferences, is preferred.
Other desirable skills include: hands-on experience with advanced image analysis software (Avizo, Mango, Morphy, etc.), and programming experience (Linux codes, Python, etc.).
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
The processing and digital analysis of 3D microCT image data to provide support for operational decisions.
Analyzing, QCing, processing, and performing 3D image analysis. Integrate 3D tomograms with SEM images.
Calibration and integration with lab results, e.g., CCAL, SCAL, MICP, XRF, etc.
Perform log analysis, including calibration with cores and analogues, on exploratory and multiwell, field-wide petrophysical models.
Interpretation and synthesis of rock properties, and develop pore-scale numerical simulations, and structural model development.
Ongoing collaboration with industry leaders on the evolution of new microCT techniques and technologies.


Digital Rock Specialist Linux SEM Petroleum Simulation Python Operations XRF model development Technical services Log analysis

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Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is a national petroleum and natural gas company based in Dhahran. It has the world's largest proven crude oil reserves and has the largest oil production. It manages proven conventional crude oil and condensates reserves of nearly 261.1 billion barrels. Saudi Aramco has offices in various locations, including London (UK), New Delhi (India), The Hague (Netherlands), Milan (Italy), Houston and Washington (USA), Beijing, Xiamen and Shanghai (China), New York (USA), Tokyo (Japan), and Seoul (Republic of Korea). The company’s oil and gas production infrastructure leads the industry in terms of technical advances, production scale, and operational reliability.

Recognized as the global leader in hydrocarbons exploration, distribution, marketing, refining and production, the company’s subsidiaries and affiliates are located across the globe. It employs over 65,000 employees worldwide and continues to create more career opportunities for individuals who can recognize the company’s values along with their own achievements. Delivering on its core mission of emerging as the world’s top integrated energy and chemical enterprise, the company invests heavily in pioneering new technologies and developing the expertise of its people. Saudi Aramco is one of the best employers that offer a learning environment and a growing work culture.

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