Oil Job Opportunities - Reservoir Geologist - Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


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

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Interpret geological data in relation to fields under development and/or production.
  • Receive, validate and analyse well and other reservoir data.
  • Provide support in the development and continuous update of in-house geological reservoir models for fields under development and/or production.
  • Develop in-house petroleum production profiles for the fields under development and/or production to aid in regulatory decision making.
  • Support the review of licensee proposals/applications for approval with regard to reservoir development and/or management.
  • Evaluate production data and generate technical reports and recommendations pertaining thereto.
  • 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 Geologist job placement must hold a Master’s degree in petroleum geosciences from an internationally recognized institution.
  • A Bachelor's degree in physical sciences or petroleum geoscience from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Previous experience in petroleum geology, including the use of reservoir modelling other specialised petroleum industry software.
  • 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.

Click Here (Register) -> Proceed to Application

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

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