Oil Careers – Production Engineer – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Production Engineer
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Geosciences
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 Production Engineer will evaluate and monitor production  and efficiency of subsurface equipment;
and develop methods to improve hydrocarbon extraction.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate all phases of well completions and production operations
    throughout the life cycle of a well.
  • Provide production engineering inputs required for the preparation
    of Field Development Plans and Reservoir Management Plans.
  • Design surface facilities including well completion systems like
    artificial lift and sand control systems and coordinate their
  • Identify wells for production enhancements and recommend wells for
    recompletion or abandonment.
  • Maximize daily petroleum production and ultimate recoveries from
    producing assets and ensure that production goals and cost targets are
  • Evaluate partners’ production engineering proposals and participate
    in meetings with Partners and Authorities, when required.
  • Coordinate well testing and production operations in accordance with
    the Company policies and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Monitor and analyze well productivity, surface equipment performance
    and recommend appropriate interventions to ensure optimal performance.
  • Support the selection of prudent service providers for production
    operations to optimize costs of wells and surface facilities.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Production Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degrees (Hons) in
    Geosciences, Structural, Mechanical, or Manufacturing engineering or any
    relevant degree.
  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering or
    Production Engineering or any other relevant master’s degree will be an
    added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant experience in Oil & Gas
    industry preferably in production operations.
  • Be skilled in integrated reservoir modelling and simulation. Have
    knowledge of development and production operations, Health & Safety
    standards and operational procedures.
  • Substantial experience in dynamic modelling of petroleum reservoirs,
    history matching and production data analysis using PETREL, AVOCET, OFM
    (or similar 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: 22nd March 2019 by 5:00pm
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