About the Oil Drilling-Rig. I have worked in the offshore oil industry for more than 25 years and I am going to make an effort to give out to you a little no sugar coating advice on employment in the oil industry. If you already work in the offshore oil industry or you are attempting to get yourself a new job offshore this space will try and give away to you some unadorned, pragmatic and unbiased employment facts.

You need to distinctly comprehend that it is not as easy and straight forward as some oil rig employment websites would have you swallow. You simply can not walk onto an offshore installation into a new vacancy without some basics in place.


Offshore installations are potentially dangerous places, and safety and safe working practices is what we all live and breathe. For many openings it most definitely is not a training ground for someone who doesn't have basic safety education or skills. Read the book on offshore safety.

In general people with a relevant trade in mechanical or electrical or electronics discipline possess the best probability at getting a technical job start, however experienced men is what most companies chase, and that's precisely reasonable. The offshore world isn't a charity industry, contractors pay out immense dollars and if you want big money you got to help the company make them.

It is up to you to exhibit yourself in the most outstanding way possible to prospective employers and give companies an incentive to start you off. The oil field is not for sissies! You need to demonstrate to people that you possess a self assured and proactive can-do attitude. If you are someone who likes everything on a plate and your rear end wiped for you, better stay residence with your mom or the wife.

For individuals who are not in the offshore oil industry and are trying to get a get-go, do you really know what an oil rig is? Most people who send me emails evidently don't have a clue. If you desire to work in the oil industry then it's best to find out the fundamentals to avoid sounding like a meathead. Here is some essential information on the diverse offshore oil installation types that come under the umbrella and generic term of oil rigs.


There are many people out there who just want to baffle you with a bit of Bulls#*t and jargon and also to part you with some hard earned bucks to get you a job. Stay tuned to this website for simple, no BS practical advice from drilling-rig to rig manager. About the Oil Drilling-Rig