Oil Jobs – Geologist (Operations and Compliance) – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

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 Geologist (Operations and Compliance) will
be responsible for monitoring petroleum operations in the field and in office
especially geological data acquisition including well data and ensure that the
data is submitted to the Authority. He / She will participate in reviewing
geological well proposals submitted by oil companies. He / She will supervise
well logging and coring operations
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Keenly monitor petroleum operations undertaken by oil companies
  • Supervise the acquisition and quality control of geological data;
  • Review and advise on geological well proposals submitted by operators
  • Participate in selection of relevant geological data to be acquired
    in the licensed areas.
  • Undertake relevant research in geological data processing and
  • Responsible for geological data acquisition and processing
  • Ensures that all geological data approved at ACM is acquired by the
  • 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) Geologist
    (Operations and Compliance) job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree
    (Hons) in Petroleum Geoscience or Geology from an internationally
    recognized institution
  • At least three years of relevant working experience in the oil and
    gas sector, in a busy and well-organized institution
  • Good knowledge of the oil and gas policies, laws, regulations and
    guidelines regarding petroleum exploration in Uganda.
  • Proven supervisory skills in the field as well as in an office-based
  • A Maters’ degree in Petroleum Geoscience from an internationally
    recognized University.
  • An internationally recognized professional qualification or
    membership of an internationally recognized professional body in the areas
    of oil and gas.
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on
the link below.
Click Here (Register)
-> 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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