Job Opportunity: Reservoir Engineer Graduate Trainee

Organization: Total Energies EP Uganda

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Domain: Geoscience & Reservoir

Type of Contract: Graduate

Experience: Less than 3 years

Candidate Profile:

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Reservoir or Petroleum Engineering.
  • Maximum 2 years post-graduation experience in the petroleum industry.


Total Energies EP Uganda is offering Graduate Trainee opportunities to fresh university graduates with a bachelor’s degree not exceeding two years after graduation with academic scores that reflect a potential minimum of an upper second degree.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support in the Geoscience & Reservoir department to cope with the short-term activities (preparation and execution of more than 400 wells), midterm activities (readiness for First Oil from a reservoir management & monitoring perspective), and to support the team’s nationalization plan ambition.

Context & Environment:

Project Overview: The Tilenga field is a Green Field Project located in a remote area in Uganda near Lake Albert, with particularly sensitive environmental conditions. The project poses various challenges, including the production of heavy and waxy oils from 31 drilling pads, some of which are located in a national park. The oil is treated in a Production Center with a capacity of 200,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) and 650,000 barrels of water per day (bld) treatment capacity. Reservoir pressure maintenance is ensured through water injection or polymer water injection, depending on reservoir characteristics. Additionally, the project involves an extended interconnecting network with temperature preservation.

Work Environment:

  • Multicultural environment: Contractors are expected to be located in various parts of the world.
  • Application of Ugandan rules and regulations, administrative requirements, and technical authorizations.
  • Compliance with International codes for onshore plants.

Join Total Energies EP Uganda as a Reservoir Engineer Graduate Trainee and contribute to the challenging Tilenga field project. If you are a fresh university graduate with a degree in Reservoir or Petroleum Engineering, apply now for this opportunity. Gain valuable experience and support the Geoscience & Reservoir department in various activities to prepare for the project’s milestones.


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