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Reservoir Geophysicist

  • Post-graduate education
  • Energy, power
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

The Reservoir Geophysicist will report to the Senior Subsurface Geoscientist and will be responsible for following up and participating in the daily monitoring and regulation of the oil and gas industry aspects of Reservoir Geophysics. He/she will be involved in monitoring and regulating the planning and execution of reservoir development activities by production licensees to ensure optimal recovery of petroleum.

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. Receive, validate and analyse seismic, well and other geophysical data acquired by licensees under development and/or production.
  2. Support inhouse static and dynamic modelling of fields under development and/or production.
  3. Review licensee work programs and budgets related to the development and production of petroleum reservoirs.
  4. Support the review of licensee proposals/applications for approval with regard to reservoir development and/or management.
  5. Support the review of licensee proposals for seismic and other geophysical data acquisition for fields under development and/or production.
  6. Support the evaluation and approval of production permit applications by licensees.
  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: Energy, power
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Data collection; Natural gas power plant technology; Mining 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.