Uganda National Oil Exploration Geophysicist Jobs in Uganda

Uganda National Oil Exploration Geophysicist Jobs in Uganda

The Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Ltd was established under the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act and the Petroleum (Refining, Conversion,
Transmission and Midstream storage) Act, both of 2013 and incorporated under the
Companies’ 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 manner.

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

Job Title:

  • Exploration Geophysicist
    Reports To:
  • Geophysicist Specialist
    Job Purpose:
  • Responsible for identifying and evaluating potential oil and gas deposits, using geophysical techniques.

    Essential Duties;
  • Participate in geophysical data acquisition, processing and analysis to generate hydrocarbon plays, prospects and leads.
  • Participate in evaluating and ranking the resources, risks and uncertainties of the
    prospects to be drilled and suggest exploration and development programs.
  • Assist in planning exploration wells.
  • Interpret geoscience data and develop subsurface reservoir models to determine
    structural geometry and define drilling targets.
  • Participate in the estimation and classification of the petroleum resources/Reserves.
  • Evaluate Partners’ technical proposals and participate in meetings with Partners and
    Authorities, when required.
  • Participate in the quality control, storage and management of geophysical data that
    relate to exploration areas.
  • Participate in the preparation of applications for petroleum exploration licenses, and evaluation of geophysical work programs and other technical proposals.
  • Assist in the development of operational procedures for E&P operations and in
    ensuring that all operations are conducted according to approved procedures.
  • Perform
    any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications and Attributes;
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Hons)in Petroleum Geosciences or any relevant degree.
  • Master’s Degree in Petroleum Geophysics or Petroleum Geoscience or any other
    relevant master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Be skilled in integrated reservoir modelling.
  • Have knowledge of Exploration and
    development operations, Health & Safety standards and operational procedures.
  • Hands-on experience in geological analysis and integration software suites

    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, 22nd March 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

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