Oil Careers – Petro Physicist – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Petro
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 Petro physicist will be involved in
monitoring the acquisition and validation of wireline data during development
and production drilling. He/she will participate in the planning, acquisition
and validation of wireline and other petrophysical data. He/she will report to
the Senior Operations Geoscientist.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in the acquisition, validation and interpretation of
    wireline and other petrophysical data during development and production
  • Undertake petrophysical evaluation of wireline and other
    petrophysical data during development and production drilling, completion,
    testing and work- over programs.
  • Support the review of licensee work programs and budgets relating to
    petrophysical data acquisition, analysis and interpretation
  • Participate in the development and review of workflows, procedures,
    guidelines and standards for management of wireline and other
    petrophysical data in the development and production phase.
  • Participate in the development of an internal database for wireline
    and other petrophysical data.
  • Participate in the evaluation and review of field development and
    production programs, plans, consents, applications, permits and production
    forecasts 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) Petro
    physicist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s (Hons) degree in Petroleum
    Engineering, Petroleum Geosciences or physical sciences from
    internationally recognized University / institution.
  • At least three years’ experience working in a similar role in the
    petroleum sector.
  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Geosciences, Petroleum Geophysics or
    Petroleum Engineering from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated ability to use industry standard petrophysical data
    processing and interpretation software.
  • Membership to relevant professional organization.
  • 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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