Oil Careers – Operation Geologist – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Operation
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 Operation Geologist will report to the
Senior Operations Geoscientist and will support the monitoring of wellsite
operations by licensees. He/she will participate in the planning, analysis and
interpretation of geological well data in the development and production
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in the evaluation, review and interpretation of
    geological well proposals and drilling programs in the development and
    production phase.
  • Participate in the analyses, evaluation and description of
    formations on the wellsite.
  • Participate in the evaluation of drilling data on the wellsite.
  • Participate in the development and review of workflows, procedures,
    guidelines and data acquisition plans for development and production
  • Coordinate and participate in the supervision of mudlogging and
    wireline data acquisition operations.
  • Coordinate and participate in the management of wireline and other
    well geological and drilling data.
  • Participate in the evaluation and review of field development and
    production programs, plans, consents, applications and permits submitted
    by licensees.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Operation
    Geologist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Geology or
    physical sciences from an internationally recognized University /
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience in well
    drilling activities.
  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Geosciences from an internationally
    recognized University / institution is desired
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • Innovative and a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • 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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-> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be
  • Applicants are required to scan and
    attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only e.g.
    Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates and PLE
    results slip.
  • Academic documents for the successful
    candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are
    considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only short listed and successful
    candidates will be contacted.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a
    probationary period of not more than six months and subsequent
    confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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