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Process Specialist - Unconventional Gas

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/11/2015
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The Company:
Major EPC operating in over 55 countries serving the oil & gas, clean energy, environment & infrastructure and mining markets offering consultancy, engineering, project management, operations and construction services, project delivery and specialised power equipment services to customers worldwide

The Role:
Fixed Term requirement for an Unconventional Gas Specialist to work on the Unconventional Gas Development Program in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. This is a project for which we have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


• Support the client's project manager to ensure that the program level directions, project goals and objectives are met
• Display a strong understanding and direct project experience of the specific design challenges associated with unconventional resources projects
• Lead and advise teams in the development of unconventional resources facilities concept designs
• Provide information on the North American unconventional resources industry, how it’s developed and how key lessons learned can be incorporated into the development of the Saudi Arabian unconventional resources industry
• Display experience in the fluid characteristics and behaviour in unconventional resources field production
• Guide the client's strategy in unconventional resources
• Undertake the role of an advisor to the client, working alone and often presenting solutions to their top management on unconventional resources project development

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• The applicant should hold a first or higher degree in either chemical or mechanical engineering
• The ability to demonstrate experience in specifying the surface facilities requirements for gas and gas/condensate resources in tight sand or shale exploited through fracking technology
• Knowledge of transportation, logistics, maintenance and operability considerations for unconventional gas surface facilities
• In-depth knowledge of the unconventional resources vendor and contracting market, including contacts that can be called upon in an established network, such as Exterran, Valerus, UOP, Ariel and Enerflex
• Knowledgeable in transportation, logistics, maintenance and operability considerations for unconventional gas surface facilities
• Operating or operations support experience is also helpful
• Willing and ready to assign to Saudi Arabia long term
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