Petroleum Officer – Gas Processing Jobs – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title: Petroleum Officer – Gas Processing

Organisation: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reference: PAU/MDST/041/601


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 Petroleum Officer – Gas Processing will monitor and regulate the development and operation of gas processing facilities to ensure that they are designed, constructed, operated, and maintained in a safe, efficient and secure manner.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and regulate all activities related to the development of gas processing facilities.
  • Review the plans and engineering designs of gas processing facilities and evaluate and advise on codes and standards for the gas processing facilities.
  • Support review of the country’s legislation for petroleum gas processing and the negotiation of agreements for gas processing projects.
  • Review of technical and periodic progress reports submitted for gas processing facilities.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of operational guidelines and manuals for gas processing facilities.
  • Support the development of the work plans, budget, and progress reports for the department.
  • Undertake any other assignments as may be directed from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold an Honor’s Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences from an internationally recognized institution.
  • At least three years of working experience in oil and gas process facilities design, development, or operations.
  • Master’s Degree in Refinery Design and Operation or Chemical Process Design or Chemical Process Engineering from an internationally recognized University/Institution.
  • Report Writing skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Stakeholder Management skills.
  • Conceptual and Analytical skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Technical skills related to Gas Utilization


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 considered.
  • 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 individual.


Deadline: 5th December 2022 by 11:59 pm.


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Date Posted 2022-11-29
Valid Through 2022-12-05
Hiring Organization Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda