Crude Oil Processing Engineer

Position Description:
We are seeking an experienced Crude Oil Processing Engineer to join the Upstream Process Engineering Division of Process & Control Systems Department

The Upstream Process Engineering Division is responsible for providing engineering expertise in processing of natural gas and light hydrocarbons, production and stabilization of crude oil and flow assurance for pipelines.

The Crude Oil Process Engineer primary role is to support Crude oil processing facilities.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelors’ degree in Chemical Engineering from a recognized and approved program. MS in Chemical Engineering and Professional Engineer Certification will be preferred.

You will have minimum nine plus year experience in upstream crude oil processing, electrostatic desalting, produced water treatment, gas compression and conditioning, crude oil stabilization and storage facilities including at least four years’ experience in design of production surface facilities is desirable.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:

Closely work with operating & support organizations to identify, evaluate and deploy new technologies for crude oil processing facilities

Support crude oil production field practices and surface facilities for unconventional oil recovery

Audit existing production facilities to identify opportunities to address corporate challenges

Address facility de-bottlenecking requirements to handle increasing water cut projections.

Improve Plant Key Performance Indicators of surface production facilities

Provide technical support to the capital program management cycle for crude oil processing facilities including development of preliminary process scope and supporting process studies.

Support the capital program for surface crude oil processing facilities during Front End Loading stages which includes process studies, Design Basis Scoping Paper, Project Management during project proposal and detailed design and execution stage.

Conduct process simulation of oil and gas processing facilities using Aspentech software (HYSYS, Aspen Plus) , Experience of different simulation platforms (reservoir, flarenet, OLGA, process equipment design, computational fluid dynamics, process control, data analytics, sour gas treatment and water treatment) is desirable.

Possess expertise in heat exchanger design software (HTRI or other), heat and energy integration software is required.

Possess exposure to loss prevention and risk assessment processes.

Provide process expertise, lead and support corporate investigation and due diligence teams.

Develop Process Engineering Standards, procedures, guidelines, best practice

Publish technical papers and deliver presentations to international audience of experts and generate patents.

Develop and teach technical courses as Subject Matter Expert and mentor Saudi Arab Engineers for accelerated development as future Crude Oil Processing Specialists.

Possess excellent computer and communicational skills.