Oil Job Opportunities – Reservoir Geologist – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Reservoir Geologist
Organization: Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Subsurface Geoscience
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 be responsible for following up and participating 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.
Key Duties and
  • Interpret geological data in relation to
    fields under development and/or production.
  • Receive, validate and analyse well and
    other reservoir data.
  • Provide support in 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 with regard to 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
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority
    of Uganda (PAU) Reservoir Geologist job placement must hold a Master’s
    degree in petroleum geosciences from an internationally recognized
  • A Bachelor’s degree in physical sciences
    or petroleum geoscience from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Previous experience in petroleum geology,
    including the use of reservoir modelling other specialised petroleum
    industry software.
  • Membership to relevant professional
  • Innovative and with a proven high level of
  • Ability to work independently and in a
  • Proven track record of outstanding
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in relevant industry computer
    packages and software
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online by clicking on the link below.
(Register) -> Proceed to Application
Deadline: Wednesday, 18th April 2018 by 11:59 pm.
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