Oil Jobs – Reservoir Geologist – Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd


Job Title: Reservoir Geologist

Organisation: Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:   Geologist Specialist


About US:

The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd was established under the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act and the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion, Transmission and Midstream storage) Act, both of 2013 and incorporated under the Companies’ 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 and ensure that the resource is exploited in a sustainable manner.


Job Summary: To be responsible for comprehensive analysis and interpretation of geoscience  data  to  generate  economically  justified  investment opportunities for the company


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the acquisition of geoscience data to ensure quality.
  • Interpret and evaluate geological data to determine subsurface geology, resource base.
  • Provide geological input for supporting the identification of drilling targets while working in collaboration with the drilling Engineers.
  • Provide geological input and participate in the development of geological reservoir models to understand structure, reservoir characterization and petroleum quality and quantity.
  • Provide reservoir geology input to support estimation of petroleum resources/Reserves and classify the company’s resource portfolio with prudent classification frameworks.
  • Participate in the definition and evaluation of proposals for field development.
  • Evaluate geological work programs from partners and participate in joint venture activities for jointly operated assets.
  • Provide geological input to support development of well proposals in conjunction with a multidisciplinary geoscience team.
  • Provide reservoir geology input to support the development of reservoir management and surveillance programs and identify further opportunities in fields on production.
  • Assist in the development of operational procedures for E&P operations.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Petroleum Geosciences or other relevant degree.
  • At least five (5) years’ experience as a geoscientist in the upstream petroleum projects
  • Be skilled in integrated reservoir modelling.
  • Have knowledge of development and production operations, Health & Safety standards and operational procedures.
  • Ability to work amongst multidisciplinary teams.
  • Data analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.




How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents e.g. Degree, Transcript, Diploma, A-level and O-level certificates
  • Applications without Certified academic documents will not be considered.
  • Attach a copy of the Curriculum Vitae
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted, and any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Please forward any inquiries regarding this advert to recruitment.unoc@unoc.co.ug call telephone number +256 312 444 600.
  • UNOC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from the Albertine Graben are encouraged to apply.


Deadline: 25th November 2022 by 5:00pm


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Date Posted 2022-11-23
Valid Through 2022-11-25
Hiring Organization Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda