Oil & Gas Careers – Geophysicist – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Organization: Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Geoscience Manager
About Us:
The Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under
Section 42 of the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013
and incorporated under the Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability
company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC
is; “To handle the State’s Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”
Job Summary: The Geophysicist
is a geophysics focal point within a multi-disciplinary subsurface team,
responsible for comprehensive analysis and interpretation of Geophysical data
to generate economically justified investment opportunities for the company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Advise and monitor the acquisition of
    geophysical data to ensure quality.
  • Interpret and evaluate geophysical data to determine
    subsurface structure to support definition of resource base and drilling
  • Develop 3D reservoir models to understand
    structure, reservoir characterisation and petroleum quality and quantity.
  • Participate in the estimation of the
    petroleum resources/ Reserves.
  • Propose optimal solutions to field
    development of UNOC oil and gas assets.
  • Participate in Joint Venture activities on
    jointly operated assets.
  • Develop well proposals and drilling
    targets in conjunction with a multidisciplinary geoscience team.
  • Provide support in the development of
    reservoir management and surveillance programs and identify further
    opportunities in fields on production.
  • Participate in definition of proposals for
    field development.
  • Support the exploration team in evaluating
    and ranking the resources, risks and uncertainties of the prospects to be
    drilled and suggest technical exploration and development programs.
  • Assist in the development of operational
    procedures for E&P operations and assist in ensuring that all
    operations are conducted according to approved procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree
    in Petroleum Geophysics, Geosciences or any relevant degree.
  • Post graduate qualification in management
    of petroleum operations will be an added advantage.
  • At least six years’ experience in
    Petroleum E&P Operations.
  • Skilled in integrated reservoir modelling.
  •  Knowledge of development and production
    operations, Health & Safety standards and operational procedures.
  • Hands-on experience with geophysics data
    analysis and integration software suites, such as PETREL, Kingdom and
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a completed and signed applications form, download here,
together with certified copies of academic certificates addressed and submitted
in TRIPLICATE to the address below. The applications should be delivered
through registered mail, electronic mail (email) and courier will also be
received. Applications via email must be delivered as a single pdf file, in the
order of cover letter, application form and supporting documents
to recruitment@unoc.co.ug
Address to:
The CEO,
Uganda National Oil Company Ltd,
Room C406, 4th Floor Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala
P.O. Box 36316, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 23rd March 2018 by 17:00 Hrs
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