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Petrophysicist Specialist (340869), Aramco Services Company


Our Houston Research Center focuses on research and innovation in geology, geophysics, reservoir engineering, production technology, drilling, and sensors development to advance the discovery and recovery of oil and gas. Located in Houston’s Energy Corridor, the center neighbors the nation’s leading petroleum engineering universities, labs, manufacturers, and service companies.

The Aramco Research Center in Houston seeks a Petrophysicist Specialist to develop a research applications in the areas of statistics, signal processing, machine learning, and mathematical modelling as applied to subsurface sensory data. The candidate will provide high-level technical analysis, guidance and innovation to the solution of Exploration, Technology or Reservoir Characterization problems. This position performs research with a multidisciplinary team to develop and deploy new petrophysical evaluation methods and technologies. Knowledge and proficiency in predictive and prescriptive analytics and supplementary knowledge of sedimentology/stratigraphy is highly desirable. The candidate will bring broad industry knowledge of calibration procedures, wireline tool responses, log analysis, QC and integration of data from multiple sources. Undertake or direct specialized studies on applied research or specific problems leading to new Exploration, Technology or Reservoir Characterization concepts. Ten to twelve (10-12) years of experience, including at least seven (7) years as a specialist in their discipline; candidate must be highly regarded and accepted as an expert in their principle discipline by their peer group; experience as petrophysicist/statistician with knowledge of depositional processes and basin analysis. Must have expertise in petrophysical evaluation, signal processing, and data interpretation for reservoir characterization and prediction. A track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals strongly preferred.