Norway

We survive in Stavanger: Living in the Energy Capital

October 16, 2017 - sblad

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
Learning on the job: An apprentice in Norway’s Oil and Gas industry

September 5, 2017 - sblad

“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
New Business Manager in Norway positive for the oil & gas market in 2017!

December 14, 2016 - sblad

Atlas’ office in Stavanger is just one of the specialist offices that focuses on the drilling and well services market in Europe. For the last 3 years this team have established themselves as a specialist recruiter in the provision of Norwegian oil and gas personnel worldwide. Read More
Atlas Norway gets Sushil Hovstad Sitaula on board

November 10, 2016 - cmulder

On 1 December Sushil Hovstad Sitaula starts as Business Manager Norway within Atlas Professionals, from the Stavanger office and with the support of the local team he will be responsible for serving the Norwegian Oil & Gas sector and projects with specialist recruitment and HR services. Read More
The First of its Kind: The Wisting Project in the Barents

October 7, 2016 - sblad

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. When I started working in 1999 I was always working on production drilling projects both onshore and offshore on fixed platforms, but in 2009 I decided to work in exploration drilling because I needed new challenges.” Read More
Oil rig, dead ahead! Could offshore platforms become the new cruise trend?

July 29, 2016 - sblad

If you’re bored with palm-fringed beaches and turquoise seas, why not try the gigantic oil platforms of the North Sea? The world’s first “rig-spotting” cruise has just ended off the coast of Norway, and tourists who were on board for the four-day trip have been talking about what they saw. “I couldn’t believe that these big buildings could be made,” said passenger Kari Somme, 86, after seeing Statoil’s Troll A platform – the heaviest structure ever moved by humans – towering 200 metres (650ft) above the surface of the sea. Read More
Atlas Professionals to Exhibit at ONS 2016

July 19, 2016 - sblad

For the last 40 years ONS has become the meeting place for global energy companies that work in the Norwegian Continental Shelf. This biennial event attracts over 91,000 people from more than 100 countries. This year, the exhibition will be centered on the theme of ‘Transition’ with 260 guest speakers focusing on the recent adaptions and developments within the energy markets. Read More