Petroleum Authority of Uganda Geochemist Jobs

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Geochemist Jobs

Job Summary

  • The Geochemist will be responsible for archiving samples submitted by oil companies and maintaining the laboratory section. He / She will analyze all geochemical samples and generate reports.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Undertakes archiving of core samples, rock cuttings and oil samples submitted by oil companies.

  • Maintains the core store and Laboratory section.

  • Participates in the analysis of samples by oil companies.

  • Participates in the analysis by oil companies of oil and rock cuttings from wells

  • Undertakes analysis of samples received from oil companies.

  • Generates geochemistry data for basin analysis and resource assessment of the different sedimentary basins in the country

  • Compile Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reports

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

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Petroleum Geoscience, Geochemistry or Geology from an internationally recognized institution.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience in the oil and gas sector, in a busy and well-organized institution.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in Geochemical data interpretation.

  • Knowledge of geochemistry data interpretation software.

  • Knowledge in laboratory analysis techniques, basin modelling and petroleum systems analysis.

  • Knowledge in operating and maintaining geochemical equipment and software.

  • Ability to assimilate, develop and apply geochemistry concepts to explore for petroleum.

    Added advantage

  • A Master’s degree in Geochemistry from an internationally recognized University.

  • An internationally recognized professional qualification or membership of an internationally recognized professional body in the areas of oil and gas.

    Character & 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.

  • Track record of training and mentoring others.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.

    How to Apply

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

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