Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petroleum Engineer Jobs

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petroleum Engineer Jobs

Job Summary

  • The Petroleum Engineer will be responsible for interpretation of data from drilling operations under Exploration and appraisal. He / She will be responsible for reviewing drilling plans submitted by exploration companies.

  • He / She will be responsible for field monitoring of drilling operations and ensuring that the licensed companies under exploration comply with the legal framework of the country in addition to the petroleum industry best practice. He / She will also be responsible for receiving quality controlling of well data received from oil companies.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Reviewing drilling programmes proposed by exploration companies.

  • Receive, quality controlling and interpret well data submitted by oil companies.

  • Monitoring compliance of drilling activities of licensees with respect to the relevant laws, regulations and Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs).

  • Monitoring compliance of oil companies to drilling and data submission requirements.

  • 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 Engineering or related discipline 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.

  • Supervisory skills in the field as well as in an office-based environment.

  • Knowledge in well data interpretation software.

    Added advantage

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

  • Good knowledge of the oil and gas policies, laws, regulations and guidelines regarding petroleum exploration in Uganda

  • Team working skills.

  • Membership of relevant professional organizations.

    Character & Competencies

  • Innovative and with a proven high level of integrity.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.

    How to Apply

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

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