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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of
  • Ability to work independently and in a
  • Proven track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • 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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