Oil & Gas Careers – Production Engineer – 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 Engineer will be responsible
for the regulatory aspects of ensuring optimal production performance, real
time production monitoring, selection and operation of production systems
including artificial lift. He/she will participate in the planning,
acquisition, validation and interpretation of production data. He/she will
report to the Senior Subsurface Engineer.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in the acquisition, validation and interpretation of
    production related data.
  • Undertake field monitoring and reporting on production and injection
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets related to production
    systems and operations.
  • Participate in measurement of produced petroleum.
  • Update and track production volumes and targets and undertake
    forecasting of oil and gas production to enable regulatory decision
  • Participate in the development and review of workflows, procedures, guidelines
    and reservoir management plans for development and production activities.
  • Participate in the management of development and production data.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of production data by
  • Participate in the development of an internal production database
  • Evaluate historical production data and advise on opportunities for
    production enhancement and optimisation.
  • Monitor and analyse reservoir performance.
  • Participate in the evaluation and review of field development and
    production programs, plans, consents, applications, permits and production
    forecasts submitted by licensees.
  • Evaluate technical studies relating to production operations,
    production monitoring, artificial lift systems, production optimisation
    opportunities and new technologies to ensure technical suitability and
    regulatory compliance.
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Production
    Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Petroleum
    Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering from an
    internationally recognized University / institution.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience work in a similar role in
    the petroleum sector.
  • A Master’s degree in Production Engineering or Petroleum Engineering
    from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Computer literacy in applying various industry specific analytical
    software packages for the operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Membership to a relevant professional organization.
  • 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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