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Offshore entry-level jobs

Offshore work on oil rigs is a dream job for many people. Not because of the hard work and long days they do, but most of them want to get offshore job because of the challenge, the excitement, the great compensations and the free time they have. Working on offshore oil rigs or drill ships is not suitable for everyone. Once you got offshore job you are missing a big part of your social and personal life while dwell on offshore oil rig. If you and your spouse agree, you can say goodbye, from the daily routine at the office, the jam in which they are daily and take the meager salary.

Oil rig entry-level jobs

  • Singapore: Roustabout (entry-level)
  • ConocoPhillips: Steward employment
  • Scotland: Roustabout (entry-level)
  • Transocean: Steward position
  • Statoil: Roustabout job
  • Alabama: Roustabout opportunity
  • Scotland: Roustabout (entry-level)
  • Norfolk: entry-level offshore work
  • Iran: Maintenance Technician jobs
  • Scotland: Kitchen cleaner (entry-level)
  • OK: Blackwell: Chef employment
  • UK: entry-level vacancy

If one works offshore, then oil worker must fly by helicopter oil rig, it is not so easy to work day in hazardous areas with hazardous substances and dangerous machines. Your new family are your colleagues on oil rig and there is a clear hierarchy in different professions offshore. The days are long and the work is hard on oil rigs. They can be located anywhere in the world, in good weather on the Atlantic or in case of frost in the Arctic Ocean. On the other hand, offshore worker can also come in regions where no wind and it gets pretty hot as in the Gulf of Mexico.

Oil rig offshore entry level jobs

If you would like to work offshore on oil rig, then you have to be mentally and physically fit and be able to work long hours every day. There are many people that choosing offshore oil jobs because of the adventure that provide travelling to other side of the world on the open sea and making very good money for only 6 to 8 months of work on oil rig. The competition therefore is the very large to get a job on board of offshore oil rig.

If you are new to oil rigs and you would like to start in the offshore industry, then you start as a "rookie" in professions such as greenhand, roughneck, roustabout or general laborers. This is called an "entry level" job on the offshore oil rigs.

From the entry level job you can grow into better more skilled offshore jobs on oil rigs. If you have proven yourself as reliable worker, you will soon have the opportunity to follow training and courses, so that you can climb to a higher position on offshore oil and gas rig. Following through training courses and the advantage means that you not only get a better job, but also more responsibility and higher salary. As an entry level worker offshore, you can already earn up to $ 40,000 a year. As you gain experience you can earn up to $ 300,000 a year.

Entry-level jobs

  • Statoil: Roughneck position
  • Scotland: Roughneck no experience job
  • Jan Mayen: Company man/woman opportunity
  • Scotland: Mud logger position
  • Brasdrill: Roughneck offshore job
  • US: Painter jobs (entry-level)
  • Scotland: Roughneck positions
  • Massachusetts: Pumpman employment
  • Scotland: Scaffolder vacancy
  • Subsea7: no experience job
  • Angola: Roustabout job (entry-level)
  • Telemark: Deckhands opportunity
  • Scotland: Roustabout position
  • West Virginia: Steward offshore work

In the news: Strawberries South was dry

BG Norway AS has completed drilling of exploration well 34 / 3-5 Strawberries South in PL 373S.

Well, that was spudded on 14 February with semi "Transocean Searcher", drilled about five kilometers southeast of Knarr field in the northern part of the North Sea and about 120 km west of Floro.

The purpose of the well was to prove petroleum in Lower Jurassic reservoir rocks (the Cook formation). The well encountered 82 meters of sandstone in the Cook formation, of which 47 meters with good reservoir quality and traces of oil.

Strawberries South ended April 9

Strawberries South was drilled to a vertical depth of 4253 meters below sea level and was concluded in Amundsen formation of the Lower Jurassic. There are data collection and sampling, and the well is classified as dry. Drilling was completed on April 9, and the well will be permanently plugged and abandoned. BG Norway tells Petro.no that rig leaves location during the coming days.

The water depth is 403 meters.

Licensees in PL 373S BG Norway AS (operator, 45 percent stake), Idemitsu Petroleum AS (25 percent), Wintershall Norway ASA (20 percent) and Dea Norway AS (10 percent).

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