Interviews

Siberian winters of minus 45 degrees and hungry bears are ‘business as usual’ for Farid Sharipov

September 10, 2018 - Coraline Mulder

Farid Sharipov, the Night Drilling Supervisor of the Salym Petroleum Development, enjoys working in the challenging conditions of Western Siberia, even though winter temperatures of minus 45 degrees and hungry bears coming out of hibernation are not unusual. Read More
We survive in Stavanger: Living in the Energy Capital

October 16, 2017 - Rebecca Baker

Stavanger is Europe’s Oil and Gas capital. The main source of income for the locals comes from working in the petroleum industry. Stavanger is home to 35 Oil and Gas companies that specialise in oilfield service and technology. With the world’s major oil fields just off its coast, it’s no wonder that Norway is the largest producer of Oil & Gas outside the Middle East. Read More
WANTED! Clients and Professionals looking for a meaningful partnership!

September 13, 2017 - Rebecca Baker

Every day online and on social media, we see recruitment businesses posting advertisements quoting URGENT, MUST HAVE, MOBILISE NOW! Of course, this often results in Clients reaping the rewards of utilising a flexible workforce and having the skills when they need them. How do recruiters know who the RIGHT individual for the RIGHT job is? And how often do the Clients really get the RIGHT individual? Read More
Learning on the job: An apprentice in Norway’s Oil and Gas industry

September 5, 2017 - Rebecca Baker

“I have always had an interest in unique professions and being challenged on a daily basis. The offshore Oil & Gas industry was the perfect fit for me.” Atlas Professional, Birgitte Solberg is currently studying Niche Drilling and Well Engineering at Stavanger Kommune. Atlas caught up with her to find out more about how she began her career offshore and her recent experience working as an apprentice." Read More
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

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