Upstream Petroleum Officer (Development & Production) Job, Current Engineering Jobs In Kenya,


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participating in evaluating and approving of the contractor’s reports on the number of wells to be drilled to reach production objectives,
  • Participating in the review of the recovery techniques to be used to extract the fluids within the reservoir,
  • Participating in the review of the type of production installations depending on environmental characteristics,
  • Participating in the review of separation systems for gas and fluids and the proper treatment systems needed to preserve the environment;
  • Participating in the review of reservoir engineering studies made by contractor(s) as well as the development and application of reservoir optimization techniques;
  • Participating in the review of reservoir data, analysis and calculations, and applying models to characterize reservoir or field properties;
  • Participating in the review of economic evaluations, field evaluation, field development, and decline curve analysis;
  • Participating in predicting and evaluating the water flooding and Enhanced Recovery performance;
  • Participating in monitoring activities to optimize producing assets from a reservoir perspective carrying out reservoir simulation studies to optimize recoveries;
  • Participating in evaluating and recommending for approval reservoir performance prediction, cost-effective monitoring and surveillance programs;
  • Participating in reviewing of contractor(s) reports on estimates of oil in-place volume;
  • Assisting in providing oversight for the subsurface engineering required for proper reservoir management of assets by the contractor;
  • Participating in petroleum production monitoring and evaluation;
  • Participating in conducting Petroleum Assets management planning;
  • Participating in the evaluation of production equipment design for approval;
  • Participating in production cost estimates and budgets review;
  • Liaising with geoscientists, production and reservoir engineers and commercial managers to interpret well-logging results and predicting production potential;
  • Participating in the compilation of detailed development plans of reservoir performance using mathematical models;
  • Participating in the review of the contractor’s selection of optimal tubing size and suitable equipment in the well for different functions;
  • Participating in monitoring of the design of completion operations as well as the suitability of possible secondary and other recovery techniques;
  • Participating in monitoring fluid behavior for potential problems and solutions in place as well mitigation measures; and
  • Participating in the evaluation and recommendation for approval of Oil-Well and reservoir remote sensing technology and surveillance data for deciding on appropriate and enhanced engineering interventions.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following: Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geology or equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
  • Membership in good standing of a relevant professional body;
  • Demonstration of results in work performance;
  • Proficiency in computer applications skills; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

How to Apply

Mandatory Requirements for all Positions

Applicants MUST provide the following documents on application:

  1. A Signed application letter;
  2. A detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating their current and previous employers, positions held, current and expected salary, level of education and names of at least three professional referees, two of which must be working in the current organization;
  3. Copies of academic and professional certificates;
  4. Copy of Birth Certificate; and
  5. Copy of National Identification Card.

Interested and qualified individuals are required to submit their applications through email [email protected] not later than 5.00 p.m. on 31st July 2022, addressed to the undersigned:

The Director-General,

Energy & Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA),

P.O Box 42681 – 00100,


EPRA is an equal opportunity employer. Youth, female candidates, Persons with Disability (PWD) and marginalized are strongly encouraged to apply.


Shortlisted candidates will be required to avail original and copy of application letter, Curriculum Vitae; certified copies of the relevant academic and professional certificates; national identity card; birth certificate and valid clearance certificates from KRA; HELB; EACC; Credit Reference Bureau and Kenya Police as per chapter six of the Constitution during the interview.

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