Oil Careers – Drilling and Completions Engineer – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Drilling
and Completions 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 Drilling and Completions Engineer will design and monitor
cost-effective drilling and well completions. Devise methods to improve oil and
gas well production.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop cost and schedules for
    exploration, appraisal and development wells according to UNOC approved
    processes. Prepare AFE’s for the works, review invoices and obtain
    appropriate approvals.
  • Design well trajectories, completions
    and perforations. Work with stakeholders to develop best fit technical
    solutions for life of well, which considers full expected operational
  • Prepare and monitor drilling,
    completions, workover and fluid programs to ensure that operations are
    conducted in compliance with industry standards, regulations and UNOC
  • Provide post well support by working
    with the integrated project team and external stakeholders to compile end
    of well documentation, in line with Company and Partner requirements.
  • Evaluate partners’ drilling and
    completions proposals and participate in meetings with Partners and
    Authorities, when required.
  • Identify the need for change of the
    drilling and completion program, operation or contract system and initiate
    the Management of Change (MOC) process for any deviations.
  • Collaborate with an integrated team of
    production engineers, reservoir engineers, geologists and other technical
    disciplines to ensure that well designs for UNOC and non-operated projects
    comply with UNOC Policies and Standards.
  • Supervise the removal of drilling
    equipment and wastes from UNOC operated assets.
  • Explore and recommend well design and
    new technology applications, provide associated risk and economic analyses
    of their implementation where appropriate.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National
    Oil Company Limited (UNOC) Drilling and Completions Engineer job placement
    must hold a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related
  • BSc (Hons) in Drilling, Petroleum,
    Structural, Mechanical, or Manufacturing/Production Engineering or related
    engineering field.
  • At least five years of relevant
    experience in Oil & Gas industry and must be well versed in all
    aspects of drilling, well completion and workover operations.
  • Possess working knowledge of Drilling
    and Completions Software suites
  • Ability to work independently, but also
    work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment to develop
    appropriate work programmes.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, 
, together with certified
copies of academic certificates addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the
address below. The applications should be delivered through registered mail and
courier will also be received. Applications must include a cover letter,
application form and supporting documents.
Address to:
Chief Executive
Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,
Plot 15, Yusuf Lule
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 22nd March 2019 by 5:00pm
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