Petroleum Authority of Uganda Reservoir Geologist - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Reservoir 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

  • Reservoir Geologist

    Job description

    The Reservoir Geologist will follow up and participate in the monitoring and regulation of
    the oil and gas industry aspects of Reservoir Geology.

    He/she will be involved in monitoring and regulating of the planning and execution of reservoir development activities by production licensees to ensure optimal recovery of petroleum.

    He/she will report to the Senior Subsurface Geoscientist.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Interpret geological data in relation to fields under development and/or production.
  • Receive, validate and analyse well and other reservoir data.
  • Support the development and continuous update of in-house geological reservoir models for fields under development and/or production
  • Develop in-house petroleum production profiles for the fields under development and/or production to aid in regulatory decision making
  • Support the review of licensee proposals/applications for approval about
    reservoir development and/or management.
  • Evaluate production data and generate technical reports and recommendations pertaining thereto.
  • Support the evaluation and approval of production permit applications by
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • A Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in physical sciences or petroleum geoscience from an internationally recognized institution.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience in the oil and gas industry

    Added Advantage

  • Master’s degree in petroleum geosciences from an internationally recognized institution.
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations.

    Character and Competencies
  • Innovative and with proven high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to interpret and analyse instrumentation diagrams
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in using of relevant software.
  • Excellent analytical/critical thinking skills
  • Proven record of outstanding performance

    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 Reservoir Geologist - Jobs in Uganda

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