Oil Jobs – Reservoir Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Reservoir Engineer
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Subsurface 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 Reservoir
Engineer will follow up and participate in the daily monitoring and regulation
of the oil and gas industry aspects of Reservoir Engineering. He/she will be
involved in development, production planning and operations by production
licensees; and reviewing and analysing proposals, data, samples and other
submissions made by the licensees to ensure compliance with the relevant laws,
regulations and the Production Sharing Agreements.
Key Duties and
  • Actively participate in field and other
    operations undertaken by regulated entities, including the acquisition of
    engineering data.
  • Collaborate with geoscientists to design
    and / or review development activities through reservoir characterization
    modelling and simulation.
  • Actively participate in the monitoring and
    analysis of all surveillance programs for reservoir performance and
    development of an efficient reservoir management strategy.
  • Receive, validate and analyse engineering
    data including test and production data and recommend improvements to
    enhance reservoir performance.
  • Follow up with new technologies and
    integrate innovative technology for enhancement of reservoir performance.
  • Build and maintain strong working
    relationships with field operational sections teams.
  • Review submissions made by regulated
    entities for operations and other technical meetings to identify salient
    issues and advise management.
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets
    related to the development and production of petroleum reservoirs, to
    support their timely approval.
  • Review Field Development Plans, Petroleum
    Reservoir Reports and any other technical proposals concerning reservoir
    engineering and advice management for regulatory decision making.
  • Review submissions of petroleum resources
    by Licensees and undertake independent evaluation of resources and
    maintain an efficient reserves system
  • Review submissions regarding tail end
    production and cessation of petroleum activities.
  • Review reserves audits, applications for
    annual production permits and prepare required documents and technical
    presentations to facilitate regulatory decision making.
  • 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 Engineer job placement must hold an honours
    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Physical sciences from an
    internationally recognized University/ Institution.
  • At least three (3) years working experience
    in reservoir characterization and Production Operations.
  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering
    from an internationally recognized Institution is desired
  • Membership with a 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
  • Possess good administrative and
    negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
(Register) -> Proceed to Application
Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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