Chemical Process Engineer


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Saudi Arabia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

About this role: Chemical Process Engineer

  • We are seeking a Process Engineer to join Northern Area Gas Producing Engineering Division, under Northern Area Gas Producing Department (NAGPD). NAGPD produces non-associated gas from onshore and offshore fields safely, reliably and efficiently while protecting the environment;
  • Handle process activities such as studies and design modification in the operating facilities;
  • Develop simulation models for assigned operation facilities;
  • Develop, review and/or validate plant mass balances;
  • Check plant performance to ensure it is running up to its design;
  • Look for opportunities to optimize operations and implement them accordingly;
  • Use the software simulation programs such as HYSYS and flow assurance;
  • Provide technical direction/support to in-kingdom and out kingdom design contractors;
  • Formulate and implement long-term strategies to improve operations and reduce costs;
  • Lead groups of engineers in the shutdown and startup phase of existing plants;
  • Participate in standards reviews to assure inclusion of requirements that are of practical benefit to field operation and maintenance in regard to safety and efficiency of the plant;
  • Provide guidance on standards development through technical committee participation. Interprets standards and recommenced changes to reduce costs associated with overly stringent requirements;
  • Lead unit performance and capacity tests and prepare testing procedures;
  • Conduct risk assessment;
  • Conduct process equipment performance test;
  • Lead process and equipment optimization studies;
  • Lead feasibility studies;
  • Lead PHA and HAZOP studies;
  • Develop implementation plan for critical recommendation;
  • Lead energy optimization/conservation studies;
  • Perform management of change (MOC);
  • Verify system operations and performance after implementing the recommendation;
  • Provide day to day technical support to operation and maintenance teams, to troubleshoot and fix process equipment;
  • Review project proposals and detailed design packages for new and/or existing facilities.


  • Hold a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering. Other advanced professional engineering degree in related field is preferred;
  • Should have a Minimum of 18 to 20 years of professional engineering experience effectively performing similar roles and responsibilities, preferably in oil and gas facility;
  • Must be confident with engineering and design principles related to process engineering. Must have experience in process engineering and design applications;
  • Must be able to demonstrate a detailed knowledge of industry standards and procedures, such as API and ASMI codes, required to support the review of company standards, projects reviews and implementation of plant modifications to process systems;
  • Shall have experience with creating PFDs & P&IDs, troubleshooting process equipment and system failures, including pumps, compressors, pipeline/ piping and dehydration systems and Knowledge of HYSIS and other process simulation software is required;
  • Must be able to conduct a failure analysis and provide recommendations for failed process systems and sequence of event reporting;
  • Shall have a good experience in dealing with corrosion related issues;
  • Able to communicate what are frequently complex technical, economic and commercial concepts in a clear and succinct manner, to individuals and groups from diverse professional backgrounds and demonstrate the ability to work with multidisciplinary teams producing reports, studies, and presentations that are pivotal in shaping managements decisions.

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Mohammad Shujat Qureshi
Brunel Energy India Mumbai

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