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Oil Industry job types: The oil industry is a massive worldwide employer. Wages are often very high. There are many different types of jobs. The most common are found as follows: Entry Level Jobs, Deck Crew, Drill Crew, Catering, Control room personnel, Electrical Dept., Rig Management, Mechanical Department, Subsea, Others
Oil Company Profiles: Knowing the big players within the oil industry is crucial. It is just as important to know the quality smaller operators. That is why this service will push your Resume / CV to the big and carefully selected medium operators all at the same time. This forwards your application to a diversity of employers. For details click here
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Oil Industry: The offshore oil industry is one of the most interesting and exciting places to work on the planet. Your career could take you around the globe and to its every corner.
Oil Exploration: Oil and gas are formed from the remains of marine and plant life, mixed with water and silt millions of years ago. On the seabed layers of rock covered the mixture as the earth's plates moved. High pressure and heat from the earth's core transformed the mixture into the complex chemicals collectively known as hydrocarbons.
As this process progresses the oil and gas rise through cracks in the rocks and gradually seep naturally into the environment. Oil and gas reservoirs are created when the rising hydrocarbons are trapped by a layer of rock through which they cannot pass (impervious). They then collect and remain in the porous rocks, allowing oil companies to drill through the impervious layers and into the reservoir. To learn more, click here
Oil Production: Crude Oil is refined into many component parts and has many uses apart from the obvious petrol, diesel, paraffin, bitumen for roads, etc. Every day life would be very different if it weren't for the discovery of oil. For example shampoo, cosmetics, detergents, paint, ink, plastics and many, many more owe all or some of their key ingredients to refined oil.
Production methods take different forms including the installation of a platform. This permanent fixture drills, produces, meters, stores and pumps the oil and gas. Extracting the hydrocarbon reduces the upward pressure on the layers above the reservoir. There is, therefore, a risk of the formation collapsing. To prevent this water or gas is pumped in under high pressure. Click here for further details
Types of Oil Rigs:
Semi Submersible: This floating drilling unit has pontoons and columns that, when flooded with seawater, cause the pontoons to submerge to a predetermined depth. Although it is moved by wave action, it sits low with a large part of its structure under water. This, combined with eight huge mooring anchors, make it a very stable installation and the preferred choice for exploring deep water wells. Click here for further details
Platform: This immobile structure can be built from concrete or steel and rests on the seabed. When oil or gas is located a platform may be constructed to drill further wells at that site and also to produce the hydrocarbon. Although some platforms can be small, most are massive compared to the other types of installations. Click here for further details
Jack up: This is a mobile drilling rig, different to the semi submersible. Instead of floating over its drilling location the Jack up have long leg structures, which it lowers to and into the sea bed raising the rig out of the water. The obvious limitation with this type of installation is the depth of water it can operate in. The maximum being five hundred feet, surprisingly, many marine oil fields are not too deep for this type of installation to operate. Click here for further details
History of the Oil Industry
Oil: Petroleum or crude oil is an oily, flammable liquid that occurs naturally in deposits, most often found beneath the surface of the earth. Over millions of years, plant and animal remains fall to the floor of shallow seas. As the seas recede, the plant material is covered by sediment layers, such as silt, sand, clay, & other plant material. Click here for further details
Oil Industry: The oil industry began over five thousand years ago. In the Middle East, oil seeping up through the ground was used in waterproofing boats and baskets, in paints, lighting and even for medication. Whale oil has been used in more recent times as a source of light. However, the high premium for whale oil decimated whale populations and as their numbers dropped the prices rose further. Click here for further details
Offshore lifestyle: When you get an offer of employment your thoughts will turn to what it is going to be like working in what will be a very strange environment for most people. From your first trip away life will change dramatically. Not only will your starting salary be on par with middle management onshore, but you will also be living in your place of work, completely surrounded by sea, with no sight of land.
A positive attitude will make life offshore much more enjoyable and may increase your chances of promotion. Keep focused on why it is that you are working out there and the plus points of the job. Everyone has different reasons and goals that bring them to the offshore industry. Click here for further details