Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petrophysicist - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petrophysicist - Jobs in Uganda


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 mandate of the PAU 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.

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda now invites applications from qualified Ugandans who fully meet the required job specifications and with the right
personal attributes to occupy the following positions in the Authority’s established structure.

Job Title

  • Petrophysicist

    Job Summary

    The Petro physicist will be involved in monitoring the acquisition and validation of wireline data during development and production drilling.

    He/she will participate in the planning,
    acquisition and validation of wireline and other petrophysical data.

    He/she will report to the Senior Operations Geoscientist.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the acquisition, validation and interpretation of wireline and other petrophysical data during development and production drilling.
  • Undertake petrophysical evaluation of wireline and other petrophysical data during development and production drilling, completion, testing and workover programs.
  • Support the review of licensee work programs and budgets relating to petrophysical data acquisition, analysis and interpretation
  • Participate in the development and review of workflows, procedures, guidelines and standards for management of wireline and other petrophysical data in the development and production phase.
  • Participate in the development of an internal database for wireline and other
    petrophysical data.
  • Participate in the evaluation and review of field development and production programs, plans, consents, applications, permits and production forecasts submitted by licensees.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Working Experience


  • A Bachelor’s (Hons) degree in Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geosciences or
    physical sciences from internationally recognized University / institution.


  • Three (3) years’ experience working in a similar role in the petroleum sector.

    Added Advantage

  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Geosciences, Petroleum Geophysics or Petroleum Engineering from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated ability to use industry standard petrophysical data processing and interpretation software.
  • Membership to relevant professional organization.

    Character and Competencies
  • Innovative and 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:
  • PAU will ONLY consider online applications submitted through her website.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th March 2019
  • Only online applications will be considered.
  • Applications submitted by e-mail will not be accepted
  • 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 slip.
  • 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
  • Please forward any enquires regarding this advert to or call
    telephone number 0414231924.
  • PAU is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any money to any applicant for employment in its Service
  • For more information and job application details, see; Petroleum Authority of Uganda Petrophysicist - Jobs in Uganda

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