Reservoir Geophysicist Oil & Gas Job Careers – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Job Title:       Reservoir
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 Reservoir Geophysicist will follow up and
participate in the daily monitoring and regulation of the oil and gas industry
aspects of Reservoir Geophysics. He/she will be involved in monitoring and
regulating of the planning and execution of reservoir development activities by
production licensees to ensure optimal recovery of petroleum. He/she will
report to the Senior Subsurface Geoscientist.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receive, validate and analyse seismic, well and other geophysical
    data acquired by licensees under development and/or production.
  • Support in-house static and dynamic modelling of fields under
    development and/or production.
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets related to the development
    and production of petroleum reservoirs.
  • Support the review of licensee proposals/applications for approval
    with regard to reservoir development and/or management
  • Provide support in the review of licensee proposals for seismic and
    other geophysical data acquisition for fields under development and/or
  • Support the evaluation and approval of production permit
    applications by licensees.
  • 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) Reservoir
    Geophysicist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in
    physical sciences or engineering from an internationally recognized
  • At least three years of relevant working experience in the oil and
    gas sector.
  • A Master’s degree in petroleum geophysics from an internationally
    recognized University.
  • Experience in petroleum geophysics, including the use of reservoir
    modelling other specialised petroleum industry software.
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking
on the link below.
Click Here (Register)
-> 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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