Petroleum Engineer

Imploy Riyadh,Saudi Arabia 137 Applicants

Job Description :

Posted : 3 Months Ago

Petroleum engineers play a crucial role in the extraction and production of oil and gas resources. They are responsible for designing and implementing methods to extract hydrocarbons from underground reservoirs and maximize production efficiency. Petroleum engineers work closely with geologists and drilling engineers to assess the feasibility of drilling locations, optimize drilling techniques, and ensure the safe and cost-effective extraction of oil and gas.

Key Responsibilities:

Reservoir Evaluation: Conduct reservoir analysis to determine the size, depth, and characteristics of underground oil and gas reservoirs. Use geological and engineering data to estimate reserves and assess potential production rates.

Drilling Design and Optimization: Design drilling programs and select appropriate drilling techniques, equipment, and materials. Optimize drilling processes to maximize efficiency, minimize costs, and mitigate risks such as blowouts and wellbore instability.

Production Optimization: Develop strategies to enhance oil and gas production from existing wells, including artificial lift methods, hydraulic fracturing, and well-stimulation techniques. Monitor production performance and implement production enhancement initiatives as needed.

Well Completion and Facilities Design: Design well completions and production facilities, including surface equipment, pipelines, and processing facilities. Ensure that production facilities meet safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance: Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations and standards in all aspects of oil and gas operations. Implement measures to prevent accidents, minimize environmental impact, and protect the health and safety of personnel.

Data Analysis and Reporting: Analyze production data, reservoir performance, and drilling results to identify trends, optimize operations, and make data-driven decisions. Prepare technical reports, presentations, and recommendations for management and stakeholders.


Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field.

Strong technical knowledge of reservoir engineering, drilling engineering, and production engineering principles.

Proficiency in reservoir simulation software, drilling software, and production optimization tools.

Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Effective communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams.


Competitive salary and benefits package.

Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.

Exposure to challenging and rewarding projects in the oil and gas industry.

Health and wellness benefits, including medical insurance and fitness incentives.

Job Info:

Job Category: Engineering Job Level: Senior

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