Oil & Gas Careers – Production Engineer – Uganda Refinery Holding Company (URHC)

Job Title:       Production
Organization: Uganda
Refinery Holding Company (URHC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Geosciences Manager
About US:
The Uganda Refinery
Holding Company (URHC) is a Private Limited Liability Company incorporated
under the Companies Act (2012). It is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Uganda
National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd. The purpose of the URHC is to hold, on behalf
of UNOC, interest in the refinery project planned to be developed in Kabaale,
Hoima District and its associated infrastructure. URHC has also been given the
mandate to develop, operationalize and manage the 29.57 km2 Kabaale petro-based
Industrial Park (KIP).
Job Summary:  The Production Engineer will mainly evaluate
and monitor production       and
efficiency of subsurface equipment; and develop methods to improve hydrocarbon
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate all phases of well completions and production operations
    throughout the life cycle of a well.
  • Provide production engineering inputs required for the preparation
    of Field Development Plans and Reservoir Management Plans.
  • Design surface facilities including well completion systems like
    artificial lift and sand control systems and coordinate their
  • Identify wells for production enhancements and recommend wells for
    recompletion or abandonment.
  • Maximize daily petroleum production and ultimate recoveries from
    producing assets and ensure that production goals and cost targets are
  • Evaluate partners’ production engineering proposals and participate
    in meetings with Partners and Authorities, when required.
  • Coordinate well testing and production operations in accordance with
    the Company policies and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Monitor and analyze well productivity, surface equipment performance
    and recommend appropriate interventions to ensure optimal performance.
  • Support the selection of prudent service providers for production
    operations to optimize costs of wells and surface facilities.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in Petroleum Geoscience,
    Petroleum Engineering or Production Engineering or any relevant degree.
  • BSc (Hons) in Geosciences, Structural, Mechanical, or Manufacturing
    engineering or any relevant degree.
  • At least five years of relevant experience in Oil & Gas industry
    preferably in production operations.
  • Be skilled in integrated reservoir modelling and simulation. Have
    knowledge of development and production operations, Health & Safety
    standards and operational procedures.
  • Substantial experience in dynamic modelling of petroleum reservoirs,
    history matching and production data analysis using PETREL, AVOCET, OFM
    (or similar software).
  • Ability to work independently, but also work effectively within a
    multi-disciplinary team environment to develop appropriate work

How to Apply:
All candidates
should complete and sign Application Forms, download
, together with certified copies of academic certificates should be
addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. Applications
delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications
must include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents. While
we thank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
General Manager,
Uganda Refinery
Holding Company Ltd,
Plot 15 Yusuf Lule
P.O. Box
Deadline: 14th December 2018
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