Oil & Gas Careers – Exploration Geologist – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Exploration
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Geologist
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 Exploration Geologist will be responsible for identifying and
evaluating potential oil and gas deposits, using geological techniques.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in geological data acquisition, interpretation and
    evaluation to generate quality hydrocarbon plays, prospects and leads.
  • Participate in evaluating and ranking the resources, risks and
    uncertainties of the prospects to be drilled and suggest exploration and
    development programs.
  • Develop subsurface static reservoir models to understand structure,
    reservoir characteristics and petroleum quality and quantity.
  • Assist in planning exploration wells.
  • Participate in the estimation of the petroleum resources/Reserves
    and classify the Company’s resource portfolio with prudent classification
  • Evaluate Partners’ technical proposals and participate in meetings
    with Partners and Authorities, when required.
  • Participate in the quality control, storage and management of
    geological data and physical field samples that relate to exploration
  • Participate in the preparation of applications for petroleum
    exploration licenses, and evaluation of geological work programs and other
    technical proposals.
  • Assist in the development of operational procedures for E&P
    operations and in ensuring that all operations are conducted according to
    approved procedures.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
    Exploration Geologist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons)
    in Petroleum Geosciences or any relevant degree.
  • Possession of a Master’s Degree in Petroleum Geosciences or any
    other relevant master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years of experience in Oil and GAS industry.
  • Be skilled in integrated reservoir modelling. Have knowledge of
    Exploration and development operations, Health & Safety standards and
    operational procedures.
  • Hands-on experience in geological analysis and integration software
    suites, such as PETREL.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
, 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
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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