Interviews

The First of its Kind: The Wisting Project in the Barents

October 7, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

With over 15 years of experience in the drilling industry Senior Drilling Engineer Yngve Frøyland has worked on a variety of projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, “I studied Petroleum Engineering, specialized in drilling, at University in Stavanger. My father has worked offshore for all of his life, 25 years as a drilling supervisor, and he inspired me to go and work in the oil business. Read More
On-board the OOS Prometheus

August 22, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

In 2013, OOS International received the first members of their fleet, the OOS Gretha and the OOS Prometheus. Since day one, Atlas Professionals has been involved in the recruitment for both platforms. The scale of the project has enabled four of Atlas’ teams to work together and provide the entire marine crew for the floatel and platform. This has become Atlas’ biggest project to date. Read More
Feeling the Weight of Responsibility: Carine Lima dos Santos Dynamic Positioning Officer (DPO)

August 13, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Since childhood, Carine Lima has had an ambition to work at sea, “I wanted to follow in the same footsteps as my Grandfather, who was an engineer in the Merchant Marine industry. He used to tell me stories about his trips offshore and the different types of vessels and platforms he would work on; he was the idea of the true explorer to me.” Read More
Dedicated to Training the Next Generation: A Technical Director at the Heart of Oil Exploration

August 12, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Luciana Suman Jardim is a determined and ambitious woman; starting out as a Second Engineer in the marine industry, she has worked her way up to becoming a Technical Director of her own company, Marmec Training (Marmec Treinamentos). Luciana talks to Atlas about her career in the marine industry and her goals to improve HSE standards in Brazil. Read More
"Using different ideas to solve one problem." Discoveries of a Senior Drilling Engineer.

February 26, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Teaching the Basics After leaving university in 1999, Per Atle Flytlie was a substitute teacher at the Godalen High school in Norway, awaiting an upswing in the oil industry. Within one year Per Atle changed his career for good, and became a part of the offshore industry, working his way up to his current position as a Senior Drilling Engineer (SDE). Read More

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