Oil Industry Jobs – Reservoir Engineer – Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)


Job Title:       Reservoir

Organization: Petroleum
Authority of Uganda (PAU)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Senior Reservoir Engineer


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 Engineer will follow up
and participate in the daily monitoring and regulation of the oil and gas
industry aspects of Reservoir Engineering. He/she will be involved in
development, production planning and operations by production licensees; and
reviewing and analysing proposals, data, samples and other submissions made by
the licensees to ensure compliance with the relevant laws, regulations and the
Production Sharing Agreements. He/she will report to the Senior Reservoir


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Participate in field and other operations undertaken by
regulated entities, including the acquisition of engineering data.

Collaborate with geoscientists to design and / or review
development activities through reservoir characterization modelling and

Participate in the monitoring and analysis of all
surveillance programs for reservoir performance and development of an efficient
reservoir management strategy.

Receive, validate and analyse engineering data including
test and production data and recommend improvements to enhance reservoir

Follow up with new technologies and integrate innovative
technology for enhancement of reservoir performance.

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with
field operational sections teams.

Review submissions made by regulated entities for
operations and other technical meetings to identify salient issues and advise

Review licensee work programs and budgets related to the
development and production of petroleum reservoirs, to support their timely

Review Field Development Plans, Petroleum Reservoir
Reports and any other technical proposals concerning reservoir engineering and
advice management for regulatory decision making.

Review submissions of petroleum resources by Licensees and
undertake independent evaluation of resources and maintain an efficient
reserves system

Review submissions regarding tail end production and
cessation of petroleum activities.

Review reserves audits, applications for annual production
permits and prepare required documents and technical presentations to
facilitate regulatory decision making.

Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU) Reservoir
job placement must hold an honors
bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Physical sciences from an internationally
recognized University/ Institution.

At least three years of working experience in reservoir
characterization and Production Operations.

Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from an
internationally recognized Institution is desired

Membership with a relevant professional body is an added

Innovative and with 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.

Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.


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
  • 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: 28th August 2020 by 11:59 pm.


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