OffShore Jobs eBook

You can now download our FREE e-book in a portable PDF format. The book is 60 pages, 11 chapters and helps you find yourself an offshore job.

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Table of contents:

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO OFFSHORE JOBS 4
GLOBAL ENERGY OFFSHORE JOBS 5
COMMON OIL RIG ROLES 5
THE CHARM OF LIFE OFFSHORE 5
THE CHALLENGES OF WORKING OFFSHORE 5
FUTURE OF GLOBAL ENERGY OFFSHORE JOBS 6
OTHER TYPES OF OFFSHORE JOBS 6
CONCLUDING THOUGHTS 6

 

CHAPTER 2: TYPES OF OFFSHORE OIL RIGS 7
JACK-UP RIG 8
SEMI SUBMERSIBLE DRILLING RIG 8
DRILLSHIP 8
PLATFORM DRILL 9
SUMMING UP 9

 

CHAPTER 3 - JOB ROLES IN OFFSHORE DRILLING 10
THE TOOLPUSHER 11
THE DRILLING DEPARTMENT 12
MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT 17
MARINE DEPARTMENT 19
OTHER POSITIONS 19
SUMMING UP 21

 

CHAPTER 4: FINDING A JOB 22
STUDY THE INDUSTRY 23
UNDERSTAND THE VARIETY OF OPPORTUNITIES 23
APPROACHES FOR NEW ENTRANTS 23
JOBS ON THE INTERNET 24
APPLYING TIPS 25
WHAT EMPLOYERS ARE LOOKING FOR 25
SUMMING UP 26
CHAPTER 5: LIFE OFFSHORE 28
WORK LIFE – WORKING WEEK AND SHIFT 29
TRANSPORT TO AND FROM THE RIG 29
FACILITIES PROVIDED OFFSHORE 30
SAFETY FIRST 31
CHALLENGES OF WORKING OFFSHORE 31
ADVANTAGES OF OFFSHORE WORKING 32
CONCLUDING THOUGHTS 32

 

CHAPTER 6 – OFFSHORE REGIONS 34
THE NORTH SEA 35
THE UNITED STATES 35
THE PERSIAN GULF 35
NEW FRONTIERS OF OIL EXPLORATION 36
SUMMING UP 38

 

CHAPTER 7 – TOP OFFSHORE DRILLING COMPANIES 39
TRANSOCEAN 40
DIAMOND OFFSHORE 40
NOBLE DRILLING 40
SEADRILL 41
ENSCO DRILLING 41
PRIDE INTERNATIONAL 42
STENA DRILLING 42
KCA DEUTAG DRILLING 42
PARKER DRILLING 43
SUMMING UP 43

 

CHAPTER 8 – SALARY AND PAY STRUCTURE 44
SALARY EXPECTATIONS 45
BENEFITS USUALLY PROVIDED BY DRILLING COMPANIES 46
OVERTIME EARNINGS 47
DETERMINANTS OF YOUR SALARY PACKAGE 47
SUMMING UP 47

 

CHAPTER 9: TIPS AND BEST PRACTICES 49
WHAT NOT TO BRING 50
WHAT TO BRING 50
STOCKING FOR TRADES 51
KEEP BUSY 51
STAY FIT 51
SETTLE ANY PERSONAL ISSUES BEFOREHAND 51
SUMMING UP 51
CHAPTER 10 – OTHER OFFSHORE JOBS 52
ORIGINATION OF OUTSOURCING 53
TYPES OF OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING 53
TYPES OF OUTSOURCING COMPANIES 54
ADVANTAGES OF AN OUTSOURCING JOB 55
DISADVANTAGES OF AN OUTSOURCING JOB 55
FUTURE OF OFFSHORE OUTSOURCING 55
SUMMING UP 56

 

CHAPTER 11 – CONCLUSION 57
A CAREER IN OIL EXPLORATION 58
TYPES OF DRILLING VESSELS 58
ROLES IN THE OFFSHORE DRILLING INDUSTRY 58
FINDING A JOB ON AN RIG CREW 59
THE OFFSHORE LIFE 59
OFFSHORE REGIONS 60
MAJOR OFFSHORE DRILLING COMPANIES 60
SALARY AND PAY STRUCTURE 60
OTHER OFFSHORE JOBS 60