Petroleum Authority of Uganda Drilling Engineer Jobs

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Drilling Engineer Jobs

Job Summary

  • The Drilling Engineer will report to the Senior Drilling and Completions Engineer and
    will follow up and participate in the daily monitoring and regulation of drilling,
    completion and workover operations. He/she will be closely involved in development and production planning and operations by production licensees.

  • He/she will also be involved in reviewing proposals, data, samples and any other submissions made by the production licensees to ensure compliance with the relevant laws, regulations,
    Production Sharing Agreements and best petroleum industry practices.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support the evaluation of licensee applications/proposals on drilling and completions (directional drilling, casing and string design, completions, fluids and cementing, reservoir simulation technology, sand control etc.).

  • Undertake wellsite monitoring of drilling, completion and workover operations to ensure compliance to the various aspects of Uganda’s regulatory framework.

  • Review drilling and completions aspects in submissions made by licensees including Field Development Plans and operations and other technical meetings to identify salient issues and advise the Authority to support regulatory decision making.

  • Support the review of licensee work programs and budgets related to drilling, completions & workover operations.

  • Ensure timely submission of drilling and well testing data by development and production licensees.

  • Evaluate and advise on licensee proposals for well maintenance operations and other proposals for optimizing well performance.

  • Evaluate
    licensee well proposals and drilling programmes.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Working Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Chemical, Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline from an internationally recognized institution.


  • A minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in well site and or production operations.

    Added Advantage

  • A Master’s degree in Petroleum or Oil and Gas Engineering from an internationally recognized University / Institution.

  • Membership with a relevant professional body.

    Character and Competencies

  • 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.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and software.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Drilling Engineer Jobs

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