Reservoir Engineer Job Opportunities – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Reservoir
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Geoscience
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 Reservoir Engineer will be responsible for identifying and
quantifying oil and gas reserves and developing strategies to maximize
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with geoscientists, production and petroleum engineers
    to develop subsurface dynamic reservoir models and predict production
  • Provide reservoir engineering inputs required for the preparation of
    Field Development Plans and Reservoir Management Plans; such as predicted
    production profiles, well count, data acquisition plans etc.
  • Perform the development, maintenance and history matching of dynamic
    reservoir simulation models.
  • Support an integrated team of geoscientists, drilling and production
    engineers to monitor field performance and optimize production.
  • Assess opportunities for future infill wells, workovers, near-field
    exploration targets and enhanced oil recovery and prepare appropriate
  • Monitor the acquisition of engineering data to ensure quality and
  • Participate in the estimation of the petroleum resources/reserves
    including development of production and reserve booking profiles.
  • Evaluate of partners’ reservoir engineering proposals and
    participate in meetings with Partners and Authorities, when required.
  • 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)
    Reservoir Engineer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in
    Engineering, Geosciences or any relevant degree.
  • Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geoscience,
    Reservoir Engineering 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 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 sensitivity analysis using Eclipse (or similar
  • Ability to work independently, but also work effectively within a
    multi-discipline team environment to develop appropriate work programmes.
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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