Oil Industry Jobs – Drilling Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Drilling Engineer
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Operations Engineer
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 Drilling
Engineer will follow up and participate in the daily monitoring and regulation
of drilling, completion and work over operations. He/she will be closely
involved in development & production planning & operations by
production licensees. He/she will also be involved in reviewing proposals,
data, samples and any other submissions made by the production licensees to
ensure compliance with the relevant laws, regulations, Production Sharing
Agreements and best petroleum industry practices.
Key Duties and
  • Provide support in the evaluation of
    licensee applications/proposals on drilling and completions (directional
    drilling, casing & string design, completions, fluids & cementing,
    reservoir simulation technology, sand control etc.).
  • Undertake wellsite monitoring of drilling,
    completion and work over operations to ensure compliance to the various
    aspects of Uganda’s regulatory framework.
  • Review drilling and completions aspects in
    submissions made by licensees including Field Development Plans and
    operations and other technical meetings to identify salient issues and
    advise the Authority to support regulatory decision making.
  • Support the review of licensee work
    programs and budgets related to drilling, completions & work over
  • Ensure timely submission of drilling and
    well testing data by development and production licensees.
  • Evaluate and advise on licensee proposals
    for well maintenance operations and other proposals for optimising well
  • Evaluate licensee well proposals and
    drilling programmes.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority
    of Uganda (PAU) Drilling Engineer job placement must hold a Master’s
    degree in Petroleum Engineering from an internationally recognized
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Civil,
    Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline from an
    internationally recognized institution.
  • Previous experience in well site and/or
    production operations 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 performance.
  • 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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