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Drilling Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Engineering, architecture
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The Drilling Engineer will report to the Senior Operations Engineer and will follow up and participate in the daily monitoring and regulation of drilling, completion and work over operations. He/she will be closely involved in development & production planning & operations by production licensees. He/she will also be involved in reviewing proposals, data, samples and any other submissions made by the production licensees to ensure compliance with the relevant laws, regulations, Production Sharing Agreements and best petroleum industry practices.


All applicants are required to scan and attach certified copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.


Responsibilities

  1. Support the evaluation of licensee applications/proposals on drilling and completions (directional drilling, casing & string design, completions, fluids & cementing, reservoir simulation technology, sand control etc.).
  2. Undertake wellsite monitoring of drilling, completion and work over operations to ensure compliance to the various aspects of Uganda’s regulatory framework.
  3. Review drilling and completions aspects in submissions made by licensees including Field Development Plans and operations and other technical meetings to identify salient issues and advise the Authority to support regulatory decision making.
  4. Support the review of licensee work programs and budgets related to drilling, completions & work over operations.
  5. Ensure timely submission of drilling and well testing data by development and production licensees.
  6. Evaluate and advise on licensee proposals for well maintenance operations and other proposals for optimising well performance. g) Evaluate licensee well proposals and drilling programmes.
  7. Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Engineering, architecture
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Compliance; Drilling operations (mining); Machining (drilling, grinding, turning, etc.); Mining engineering; Work place safety
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Petroleum Authority of Uganda

Energy, utilities, environmentCompany size: 500-1000 people

Welcome to the Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU). 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.