Job Title: Chemist Trainees (2)

Location: Kampala, Uganda. Mobilized to Albert Lake, construction sites, or other cities if required.

Primary Function: Learn oilfield lab tests, chemical management, and operations.

About the Program;

New graduates at CNOOC International are challenged through programs that offer training, mentorship and development assignments. We push you to be your best by giving you responsibility and encouraging you to build you skills. Our work environment sets us apart from our peers by allowing you to gain direct exposure to high-profile projects – projects that support our vision of energy for all.

A career at CNOOC International is about moving forward – learning new skills, broadening experiences and making meaningful contributions. We look not only for a strong academic background, but also excellent communication skills, the ability to work in a team, a flexible attitude and the drive and desire to deliver results.


  1. Participate in new oil field production commissioning and startup.
  2. Assist in chemical selection and optimization to enhance process treatment.
  3. Learn emergency response procedures as per the emergency response plan.
  4. Understand production processes and ensure proper chemical injection based on MSDS and characteristics.
  5. Conduct oilfield lab tests for oil, gas, water, and other required tests.
  6. Monitor oil field corrosion, report abnormal corrosion, and provide advice for corrosion prevention.
  7. Optimize chemical injection based on process performance.
  8. Conduct routine checks, maintenance, and record-keeping of laboratory equipment and chemicals, reporting abnormalities to senior operators promptly.
  9. Ensure sufficient stock of onsite chemicals and assist in coordinating chemical-related contractor onsite work.
  10. Collect and summarize chemical information and report in a timely manner.
  11. Maintain cleanliness and safety at the worksite.
  12. Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related Engineering Fields.
  • Preferably 0-2 years’ work experience in the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Knowledge of chemistry and petroleum, oil, and gas treatment processes.

Deadline for Application: Friday 1st March 2024 at 5:00 PM.

Contract Type: Fixed-term

Number of Hours per Week: Full-time

Job Location: Uganda

Application Deadline: 1st March 2024

Note: Women are encouraged to apply. We value diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace.


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