Oil Jobs – Reservoir Geologist – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Reservoir
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 Reservoir Geologist will follow up and
participate in the monitoring and regulation of the oil and gas industry
aspects of Reservoir Geology. He/she will be involved in monitoring and
regulating of the planning and execution of reservoir development activities by
production licensees to ensure optimal recovery of petroleum. He/she will
report to the Senior Subsurface Geoscientist.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Interpret geological data in relation to fields under development
    and/or production.
  • Receive, validate and analyse well and other reservoir data.
  • Support the development and continuous update of in-house geological
    reservoir models for fields under development and/or production
  • Develop in-house petroleum production profiles for the fields under
    development and/or production to aid in regulatory decision making
  • Support the review of licensee proposals/applications for approval
    about reservoir development and/or management.
  • Evaluate production data and generate technical reports and
    recommendations pertaining thereto.
  • Support the evaluation and approval of production permit
    applications 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) Reservoir
    Geologist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in physical
    sciences or petroleum geoscience from an internationally recognized
  • At least three years of relevant working experience in the oil and
    gas industry
  • Master’s degree in petroleum geosciences from an internationally
    recognized institution.
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • Innovative and with proven high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse instrumentation diagrams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using of relevant software.
  • Excellent analytical/critical thinking skills
  • Proven record of outstanding performance
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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