Oil Jobs – Drilling and Completions Engineer – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Drilling
and Completions Manager
About US:
The Uganda National
Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated under the
Company’s 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.”
Job Summary:  The Drilling and Completions Engineer will
design and monitor cost-effective drilling and well completions. Devise methods
to improve oil and gas well production.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop cost and schedules for exploration, appraisal and
    development wells according to UNOC approved processes. Prepare AFE’s for
    the works, review invoices and obtain appropriate approvals.
  • Design well trajectories, completions and perforations. Work with
    stakeholders to develop best fit technical solutions for life of well,
    which considers full expected operational envelope.
  • Prepare and monitor drilling, completions, workover and fluid
    programs to ensure that operations are conducted in compliance with
    industry standards, regulations and UNOC policies.
  • Provide post well support by working with the integrated project
    team and external stakeholders to compile end of well documentation, in
    line with Company and Partner requirements.
  • Evaluate partners’ drilling and completions proposals and
    participate in meetings with Partners and Authorities, when required.
  • Identify the need for change of the drilling and completion program,
    operation or contract system and initiate the Management of Change (MOC)
    process for any deviations.
  • Collaborate with an integrated team of production engineers,
    reservoir engineers, geologists and other technical disciplines to ensure
    that well designs for UNOC and non-operated projects comply with UNOC
    Policies and Standards.
  • Supervise the removal of drilling equipment and wastes from UNOC
    operated assets.
  • Explore and recommend well design and new technology applications,
    provide associated risk and economic analyses of their implementation
    where appropriate.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Drilling and Completions Engineer job placement must hold a Master’s
    degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related discipline.
  • BSc (Hons) in Drilling, Petroleum, Structural, Mechanical, or
    Manufacturing/Production Engineering or related engineering field.
  • At least five years of relevant experience in Oil & Gas industry
    and must be well versed in all aspects of drilling, well completion and
    workover operations.
  • Possess working knowledge of Drilling and Completions Software
  • Ability to work independently, but also work effectively within a
    multi-disciplinary team environment to develop appropriate work
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, 
, together with certified
copies of academic certificates addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the
address below. The applications should be delivered through registered mail and
courier will also be received. Applications must include a cover letter,
application form and supporting documents.
Address to:
Chief Executive
Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,
Plot 15, Yusuf Lule
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 1st February 2019 by 5:00pm
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