Oil & Gas Jobs – Production Engineer – Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC)

 

Job Title:    Production Engineer

Organisation: Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Geosciences
Manager

 

About US:

The Uganda National
Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd was established under the Petroleum (Exploration,
Development and Production) Act, 2013 and the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion,
Transmission and Midstream storage) 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 and ensure that the resource is exploited
in a sustainable manner.

 

Job Summary:  The Production Engineer will provide support
in managing subsurface engineering aspects related to field development and
production.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinate
all phases of drilling, completion and production operations throughout the
life cycle of a wellbore.

·       
Designing
surface facilities including well completion systems like artificial lift and
sand control systems and coordinate their installation.

·       
Analyze,
interpret, and optimize individual well performance. Employ various production
surveillance techniques to monitor well productivity on a daily basis. Identify
wells for production enhancements and recommend wells for recompletion and or
abandonment.

·       
Maximize
the daily production and ultimate recoveries of producing properties through
optimal operational procedures.

·       
Work
with other project team members to determine the most efficient means to
develop wells/fields and ensure that production goals and cost controls are
met.

·       
Coordinate
well testing and production operations in accordance with the Company policies
and ensure regulatory compliance.

·       
Monitor
and analyze surface equipment performance and recommend appropriate engineering
interventions.

·       
Support
the selection of prudent service providers to optimize costs of wells and
surface facilities.

·       
Prepare
reports of unplanned shutdowns and slowdowns of facilities including root cause
analysis.

·       
Evaluating
and managing problems of fluid behaviour and production chemistry and
recommending flow rate enhancement.

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Engineering or Petroleum
Geoscience from a reputable Institution.

·       
Master’s
degree in Engineering with specialization in Production Engineering or
Petroleum Engineering will be an added advantage.

·       
A
minimum of five (5) years of relevant working experience in a similar role in
the oil and gas industry or another sector.

·       
Experience
in dynamic modelling of petroleum reservoirs, history matching and production
data analysis using PETREL, AVOCET, OFM (or similar software).

·       
Have
knowledge of development and production operations, Health & Safety
standards and operational procedures.

·       
Demonstrated
experience and ability to work independently, but also work effectively within
a multi-disciplinary team environment in a similar role.

·       
Should
have effective communication skills.

·       
Should
be a person of high integrity.

·       
Should
have good analytical and critical thinking skills.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send electronically completed and signed Applications Forms, Click
Here
, together with certified copies of academic certificates should be
addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below;

 

Applications must
include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents.

While we thank you
for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

 

The Job Application
Form can be downloaded from Careers on www.unoc.co.ug.

 

Chief Executive
Officer,

Uganda National Oil
Company,

Plot 15, Yusuf Lule
Road,

P.O.BOX 36316 Kampala.
Uganda

 

Online applications
should be submitted to: recruitment.unoc@unoc.co.ug. Applications delivered
through registered mail and courier will also be received.

 

Deadline: 5th March 2021

 

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