Petroleum Authority of Uganda Reservoir Geophysicist - Jobs in Uganda

Petroleum Authority of Uganda Reservoir Geophysicist - 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 Geophysicist

    Job description

    The Reservoir Geophysicist will follow up and participate in the daily monitoring and regulation of the oil and gas industry aspects of Reservoir Geophysics.

    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

  • Receive, validate and analyse seismic, well and other geophysical data acquired by licensees under development and/or production.
  • Support in-house static and dynamic modelling of fields under development
    and/or production.
  • Review licensee work programs and budgets related to the development and
    production of petroleum reservoirs.
  • Support the review of licensee proposals/applications for approval with regard
    to reservoir development and/or management
  • Support the review of licensee proposals for seismic and other geophysical data acquisition for fields under development and/or production.
  • 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 engineering from an internationally recognized University.


  • A minimum of 3 year’s relevant working experience in the oil and gas sector.

    Added Advantage

  • A Master’s degree in petroleum geophysics from an internationally recognized
  • Experience in petroleum geophysics, including the use of reservoir modelling other
    specialised petroleum industry software.
  • Membership to relevant professional organizations

    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 Geophysicist - Jobs in Uganda

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