Petroleum Authority of Uganda Production Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Production Engineer - 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

  • Production Engineer

    Job Summary

    The Production Engineer will be responsible for the regulatory aspects of ensuring optimal production performance, real time production monitoring, selection and operation of production systems including artificial lift.

    He/she will participate in the planning, acquisition, validation and interpretation of production data.

    He/she will report to the Senior Subsurface Engineer.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the acquisition, validation and interpretation of production related data.
  • Undertake field monitoring and reporting on production and injection systems.
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets related to production systems and operations.
  • Participate in measurement of produced petroleum.
  • Update and track production volumes and targets and undertake forecasting of oil and gas production to enable regulatory decision making.
  • Participate in the development and review of workflows, procedures, guidelines
    and reservoir management plans for development and production activities.
  • Participate in the management of development and production data.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of production data by licensees.
  • Participate in the development of an internal production database
  • Evaluate historical production data and advise on opportunities for production enhancement and optimisation.
  • Monitor and analyse reservoir performance.
  • Participate in the evaluation and review of field development and production
    programs, plans, consents, applications, permits and production forecasts submitted by licensees.
  • Evaluate technical studies relating to production operations, production monitoring, artificial lift systems, production
    optimisation opportunities and new
    technologies to ensure technical suitability and regulatory compliance.
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Working Experience


  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or
    Chemical Engineering from an internationally recognized University / institution.


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

    Added Advantage

  • A Master’s degree in Production Engineering or Petroleum Engineering from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Computer literacy in applying various industry specific analytical software packages for the operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Membership to a 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 Production Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

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