Petroleum Authority of Uganda Reservoir Engineer Jobs

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Reservoir Engineer Jobs

Job Summary

  • The Reservoir Engineer will follow up and participate in the daily monitoring and
    regulation of the oil and gas industry aspects of Reservoir Engineering. He/she will be involved in development, production planning and operations by production licensees; and reviewing and analysing proposals, data, samples and other submissions made by the licensees to ensure compliance with the relevant laws, regulations and the Production Sharing Agreements. He/she will report to the Senior Reservoir Engineer.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Participate in field and other operations undertaken by regulated entities, including the acquisition of engineering data.

  • Collaborate with geoscientists to design and / or review development activities through reservoir characterization modelling and simulation.

  • Participate in the monitoring and analysis of all surveillance programs for reservoir performance and development of an efficient reservoir management strategy.

  • Receive, validate and analyze engineering data including test and production data and recommend improvements to enhance reservoir performance.

  • Follow up with new technologies and integrate innovative technology for enhancement of reservoir performance.

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with field operational sections

  • Review submissions made by regulated entities for operations and other technical meetings to identify salient issues and advise management.

  • Review licensee work programs and budgets related to the development and production of petroleum reservoirs, to support their timely approval.

  • Review Field Development Plans, Petroleum Reservoir Reports and any other technical proposals concerning reservoir engineering and advice management for regulatory decision making.

  • Review submissions of petroleum resources by Licensees
    and undertake independent evaluation of resources and maintain an efficient reserves system

  • Review submissions regarding tail end production and cessation of petroleum activities.

  • Review reserves audits, applications for annual production permits and prepare required documents and technical presentations to facilitate regulatory decision making.

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

    Qualifications, Skills and Working Experience

    Basic Qualifications

  • An honors Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Physical sciences from an internationally recognized University/ Institution.


  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience in reservoir characterization and Production Operations.

    Added advantage

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

  • Membership with a relevant professional body.

    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.

  • Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency in the relevant computer packages.

    How to Apply

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

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