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Reservoir Engineer

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

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Job Summary

The Reservoir Engineer will follow up and participate in the daily monitoring and regulation of the oil and gas industry aspects of Reservoir Engineering. He/she will be involved in development, production planning and operations by production licensees; and reviewing and analysing proposals, data, samples and other submissions made by the licensees to ensure compliance with the relevant laws, regulations and the Production Sharing Agreements. He/she will report to the Senior Subsurface Engineer.

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.


  1. Participate in field and other operations undertaken by regulated entities, including the acquisition of engineering data.
  2. Collaborate with geoscientists to design and / or review development activities through reservoir characterization modelling and simulation.
  3. Participate in the monitoring and analysis of all surveillance programs for reservoir performance and development of an efficient reservoir management strategy.
  4. Receive, validate and analyse engineering data including test and production data and recommend improvements to enhance reservoir performance.
  5. Follow up with new technologies and integrate innovative technology for enhancement of reservoir performance.
  6. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with field operational sections teams.
  7. Review submissions made by regulated entities for operations and other technical meetings to identify salient issues and advise management.
  8. Review licensee work programs and budgets related to the development and production of petroleum reservoirs, to support their timely approval.
  9. Review Field Development Plans, Petroleum Reservoir Reports and any other technical proposals concerning reservoir engineering and advice management for regulatory decision making.
  10. Review submissions of petroleum resources by Licensees and undertake independent evaluation of resources and maintain an efficient reserves system
  11. Review submissions regarding tail end production and cessation of petroleum activities.
  12. Review reserves audits, applications for annual production permits and prepare required documents and technical presentations to facilitate regulatory decision making.
  13. 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: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Compliance; Product development; Natural gas power plant technology; Engineering
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.