Oil Careers – Production Geologist – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Production
Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 Production Geologist will participate in
reservoir modelling and support the regulatory aspects of hydrocarbon recovery.
He/she will be responsible for evaluating and modelling the geological
framework of petroleum reservoirs. He/she will participate in the validation
and interpretation of geological and production data during the development and
production phase. He/she will report to the Senior Subsurface Geoscientist.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in the validation and interpretation of geological and
    production reservoir data during the development and production phase.
  • Support the development, review and update of reservoir models to
    optimize development and maximize production.
  • Participate in the estimation, classification and documentation of
    resources under development and production.
  • Support the review of licensee work programs and budgets relating to
    production geology.
  • Participate in the development and review of workflows, procedures,
    guidelines and reservoir management plans for development and production
  • Participate in measurement of produced petroleum.
  • Coordinate and participate in the management of resources and
    production data.
  • Participate in the reservoir performance monitoring and surveillance
    programs during production to decommissioning.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Production
    Geologist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s (Hons) degree in physical
    sciences or Petroleum Geoscience from an internationally recognized
    University / institution.
  • At least three years of working experience in production geology.
  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Geosciences from an internationally
    recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of reservoir characterization; reservoir modelling;
    petroleum volumetric analysis and resource classification, structural
    geology; seismic interpretation.
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.
  • Innovative and a proven high level of integrity.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Proven track record of outstanding performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • 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.
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-> Proceed to Application
  • ONLY online applications will be
  • 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
Deadline: 18th March 2019 by 11:59 pm.
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