Uganda National Oil Production Engineer Jobs in Uganda

Uganda National Oil Production Engineer 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

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:

  • Production Engineer
    Reports to:
  • Geosciences Manager
    Job Purpose:
  • Evaluate and monitor production and efficiency of subsurface equipment; and develop methods to improve hydrocarbon extraction.

    Essential Duties;
  • Coordinate all phases of well completions and production operations throughout the life
    cycle of a well.
  • Provide production engineering inputs required for the preparation of Field
    Development Plans and Reservoir Management Plans.
  • Design surface facilities including well completion systems like artificial lift and sand control systems and coordinate their installation.
  • Identify wells for production enhancements and recommend wells for recompletion or
  • Maximize daily petroleum production and ultimate recoveries from producing assets and
    ensure that production goals and cost targets are achieved.
  • Evaluate partners’ production engineering proposals and participate in meetings with
    Partners and Authorities, when required.
  • Coordinate well testing and production operations in accordance with the Company
    policies and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Monitor and analyze well productivity, surface equipment performance and recommend
    appropriate interventions to ensure optimal performance.
  • Support the selection of prudent service providers for production operations to optimize
    costs of wells and surface facilities.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications and Attributes;
  • BSc (Hons) in Geosciences, Structural, Mechanical, or Manufacturing engineering or any
    relevant degree.
  • Master’s degree in
    Petroleum Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering or Production
    Engineering or any other relevant master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in Oil & Gas industry preferably in production
  • Be skilled in integrated reservoir modelling and simulation.
  • Have knowledge of development and production operations, Health & Safety standards and operational procedures.
  • Substantial experience in dynamic modelling of petroleum reservoirs, history matching
    and production data analysis using PETREL, AVOCET, OFM (or similar software).
  • Ability to work independently, but also work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team environment to develop appropriate work programmes.

    How to Apply

    Application procedure:

  • 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
  • For more information and job application details, see; Uganda National Oil Production Engineer Jobs in Uganda

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