Uganda National Oil Company Jobs in Uganda - Drilling and Completions Engineer Vacancies

Uganda National Oil Company Jobs in Uganda - Drilling and Completions Engineer Vacancies

The Uganda National Oil Company Limited (Unoc) Is Recruiting

The Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of
the Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated
under the Company’s Act 2012.

It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the Government of Uganda.

The overall function of UNOC is to handle the State’s Commercial interests in the
Oil and Gas industry and ensure that the resource is exploited in a sustainable

UNOC now invites applications for persons interested to develop their career with a
dynamic results-oriented Company to occupy the following position:


  • Drilling and Completions Engineer
  • Drilling and Completions Manager

  • Design and monitor cost-effective drilling and well completions.
  • Devise methods to improve oil and gas well

    Essential Duties;
  • Develop cost and schedules for exploration, appraisal and development wells
    according to UNOC approved processes.
  • Prepare AFE’s for the works, review invoices and obtain appropriate approvals.
  • Design well trajectories, completions and perforations.
  • Work with stakeholders to
    develop best fit technical solutions for life of well, which considers full expected
    operational envelope.
  • Prepare and monitor drilling, completions, work over and fluid programs to ensure
    that operations are conducted in compliance with industry standards, regulations and
    UNOC policies.
  • Provide post well support by working with the integrated project team and external
    stakeholders to compile end of well documentation, in line with Company and Partner
  • Evaluate partners’ drilling and completions proposals and participate in meetings
    with Partners and Authorities, when required.
  • Identify the need for change of the drilling and completion program, operation or
    contract system and initiate the Management of Change (MOC) process for any deviations.
  • Collaborate with an integrated team of production engineers, reservoir engineers,
    geologists and other technical disciplines to ensure that well designs for UNOC and non-operated projects comply with UNOC Policies and Standards.
  • Supervise the removal of drilling equipment and wastes
    from UNOC operated assets.
  • Explore and recommend well design and new technology applications, provide associated risk and economic analyses of their implementation where appropriate.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications and attributes;
  • Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or a related discipline.
  • BSc (Hons) in Drilling, Petroleum, Structural, Mechanical, or Manufacturing/Production Engineering or related engineering field.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in Oil & Gas industry and must be well versed
    in all aspects of drilling, well completion and workover operations.
  • Must possess working knowledge of Drilling and Completions Software suites
  • Ability to work independently, but also work effectively within a multi-disciplinary
    team environment to develop appropriate work program.

    How to Apply
  • Completed and signed Application Forms together with certified copies of academic
    certificates should be addressed and submitted in Triplicate to the address below by
    17:00 hours (5:00pm EAT) not later than Friday, 1st February 2019.
  • Applications delivered through courier or post office will also be received. Applications
    must include a cover letter, application form and supporting documents.
  • While we thank you for your interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • UNOC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from the Albertine Graben are
    encouraged to apply.
  • The Job Details and Application Form can be downloaded from Careers at
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Uganda National Oil Company
  • 36316
  • Kampala
  • Plot 15, Yusuf Lule Road, Kampala
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Oil Company Jobs in Uganda - Drilling and Completions Engineer Vacancies

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