Oil & Gas Jobs - Reservoir Geophysicist - Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Reservoir Geophysicist
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Subsurface Geoscience

About US:
The Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) is a statutory body established under Section 9 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013, and in line with the National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda which was approved in 2008. The PAU’s mandate is to monitor and regulate the exploration, development and production, together with the refining, gas conversion, transportation and storage of petroleum in Uganda. This includes ensuring that petroleum operations in Uganda are carried out in accordance with the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines, statutes and in line with international best practice for the petroleum industry.

Job Summary: The Reservoir Geophysicist will be responsible for following up and participating in the daily monitoring and regulation of the oil and gas industry aspects of Reservoir Geophysics. He/she will be involved in monitoring and regulating the planning and execution of reservoir development activities by production licensees to ensure optimal recovery of petroleum.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Receive, validate and analyse seismic, well and other geophysical data acquired by licensees under development and/or production.
  • Support in-house static and dynamic modelling of fields under development and/or production.
  • Keenly review licensee work programs and budgets related to the development and production of petroleum reservoirs.
  • Support the review of licensee proposals/applications for approval with regard to reservoir development and/or management.
  • Support the review of licensee proposals for seismic and other geophysical data acquisition for fields under development and/or production.
  • Support the evaluation and approval of production permit applications by licensees.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Reservoir Geophysicist job placement must hold a Master’s degree in petroleum geophysics from an internationally recognized institution.
  • A Bachelor's degree in physical sciences or engineering from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Previous experience in petroleum geophysics, including the use of reservoir modelling other specialised petroleum industry software is desired
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations..
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and software.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

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Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.

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