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Senior Geologist

at Petroleum Authority of Uganda (PAU)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted March 6, 2019
Category Science & Engineering
Currency UGX



Job Summary
The Senior Geologist will be responsible for evaluating and validating reservoir models, development and reservoir management plans and estimation of resource volumes. He/she will lead the subsurface evaluation of fields in the development and production phase. He/she will report to the Manager Subsurface.

Key Roles and Responsibilities
a) Coordinate and participate in the validation and interpretation of geological development and production related data
b) Coordinate and participate in the development, review and update of geological models to optimize development and maximize production.
c) Coordinate and participate in the estimation, classification and
documentation of resources under development and production
d) Coordinate and participate in the development and review of workflows, procedures, guidelines and reservoir management plans for development and production activities
e) Participate in measurement of produced petroleum
f) Participate in the management of resources and production data
g) Coordinate and participate in the evaluation of field upside potential andimproved recovery mechanisms
h) Coordinate and participate in the evaluation and review of field development and production programs, plans, consents, applications, permits and production forecasts submitted by licensees.
i) Develop Performance Agreements and monitor performance to provide guidance to staff.


Innovative and a proven high level of integrity.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Proven track record of outstanding performance.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent analytical skills.
Proficiency in relevant industry computer packages and software

Experience Requirements

Membership to relevant professional organization.

Education Requirements

Master’s degree in Petroleum Geosciences, Petroleum Geophysics or
Petroleum Engineering from an internationally recognized institution.
b) Demonstrated ability to use industry standard petrophysical data processing
and interpretation software.