Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) Production engineer Jobs

Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) Production engineer Jobs

Job Purpose:

  • To Provide Support in Managing Subsurface Engineering Aspects Related to Field Development and Production.

    Specific Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all phases of drilling, completion and production operations throughout the life cycle of a wellbore.

  • Designing surface facilities including well completion systems like artificial lift and sand control systems and coordinate their installation.

  • Analyze, interpret, and optimize individual well performance. Employ various production surveillance techniques to monitor well productivity on a daily basis. Identify wells for production enhancements and recommend wells for recompletion and or abandonment.

  • Maximize the daily production and ultimate recoveries of producing properties through optimal operational procedures.

  • Work with other project team members to determine the most efficient means to develop wells/fields and ensure that production goals and cost controls are met.

  • Coordinate well testing and production operations in accordance with the Company policies and ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Monitor and analyze surface equipment performance and recommend appropriate engineering interventions.

  • Support the selection of prudent service providers to optimize costs of wells and surface facilities.

  • Prepare reports of unplanned shutdowns and slowdowns of facilities including root cause analysis.

  • Evaluating and managing problems of fluid behaviour and production chemistry and recommending flow rate enhancement.

  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications and Attributes:

    • Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Engineering or Petroleum Geoscience from a reputable Institution.

    • Master’s degree in Engineering with specialization in Production Engineering or Petroleum Engineering will be an added advantage.

    • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant working experience in a similar role in the oil and gas industry or another sector.

    • Experience in dynamic modelling of petroleum reservoirs, history matching and production data analysis using PETREL, AVOCET, OFM (or similar software).

    • Have knowledge of development and production operations, Health & Safety standards and operational procedures.

    • Demonstrated experience and ability to work independently, but also work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment in a similar role.

    • Should have effective communication skills.

    • Should be a person of high integrity.

    • Should have good analytical and critical thinking skills.

    How to Apply

  • Electronically completed and signed Applications 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, 5th March 2021.

  • Applications delivered through registered mail and courier 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.

  • The Job Application Form can be downloaded from Careers on

    Online applications should be submitted to:


    P.O.BOX 36316

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