Oil & Gas Careers – Exploration Geophysicist – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Exploration
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Geologist
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 Exploration Geophysicist will be responsible for identifying
and evaluating potential oil and gas deposits, using geophysical techniques.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in geophysical data acquisition, processing and analysis
    to generate hydrocarbon plays, prospects and leads.
  • Participate in evaluating and ranking the resources, risks and
    uncertainties of the prospects to be drilled and suggest exploration and
    development programs.
  • Assist in planning exploration wells.
  • Interpret geoscience data and develop subsurface reservoir models to
    determine structural geometry and define drilling targets.
  • Participate in the estimation and classification of the petroleum
  • Evaluate Partners’ technical proposals and participate in meetings
    with Partners and Authorities, when required.
  • Participate in the quality control, storage and management of
    geophysical data that relate to exploration areas.
  • Participate in the preparation of applications for petroleum
    exploration licenses, and evaluation of geophysical work programs and
    other technical proposals.
  • Assist in the development of operational procedures for E&P
    operations and in ensuring that all operations are conducted according to
    approved procedures.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Exploration Geophysicist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    (Hons) in Petroleum Geosciences or any relevant degree.
  • Master’s Degree in Petroleum Geophysics or Petroleum Geoscience or
    any other relevant master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years of experience in Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Be skilled in integrated reservoir modelling. Have knowledge of
    Exploration and development operations, Health & Safety standards and
    operational procedures.
  • Hands-on experience in geological analysis and integration software
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
, 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
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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