Petroleum Authority of Uganda Production Geologist - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Production Geologist - 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 Geologist

    Job Summary

    The Production Geologist will participate in reservoir modelling and support the
    regulatory aspects of hydrocarbon recovery.

    He/she will be responsible for
    evaluating and modelling the geological framework of petroleum reservoirs.

    He/she will participate in the validation and interpretation of geological and production data
    during the development and production phase.

    He/she will report to the Senior
    Subsurface Geoscientist.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the validation and interpretation of geological and production
    reservoir data during the development and production phase.
  • Support the development, review and update of reservoir models to optimize
    development and maximize production.
  • Participate in the estimation, classification and documentation of resources under development and production.
  • Support the review of licensee work programs and budgets relating to production geology.
  • Participate in the development and review of workflows, procedures, guidelines and reservoir management plans for development and production
  • Participate in measurement of produced petroleum.
  • Coordinate and participate in the management of resources and production data.
  • Participate in the reservoir performance monitoring and surveillance programs during production to decommissioning.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to

    Qualifications, Skills and Working Experience


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


  • Three (3) years working experience in production geology.

    Added Advantage

  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Geosciences from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of reservoir characterization; reservoir modelling; petroleum volumetric analysis and resource classification, structural geology; seismic interpretation.
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.

    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 Geologist - Jobs in Uganda

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