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oil and gas jobs in Kurdistan

Since 2011 the world’s major international oil and gas companies have been operating in Kurdistan, starting with ExxonMobil, followed by Chevron, Gazprom and Total one year later.

Projects in country are gathering speed and the demand for talent is set to increase exponentially over the next five years. There is a great opportunity to enjoy long term employment in Kurdistan with the number and variety of oil and gas jobs available with some of the world's leading energy companies, working on major oil and gas projects in Kurdistan. 

WRS are a leading oil and gas recruitment provider, supplying talent across the four main areas in the Oil & Gas industry: upstream, Midstream, LNG and downstream sectors, providing workforce solutions for some of the world’s most important oil and gas projects.

Whether you’re looking for oil and gas jobs in Kurdistan or have staffing requirements, WRS can help.

WRS in Kurdistan

WRS is a Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) Approved Vendor Listed (AVL) Oilfield Services Company (OSC) in Kurdistan. We have the experience and expertise to deliver the service requirements, both for permanent and contract local staff.

WRS has a long history of recruiting personnel in Kurdistan and as such our network is extensive. We have developed local client and candidate networks extensively during our time operating in Kurdistan.

Contractor Services

WRS offers all of its contractors the same benefits. They are listed as follows:
  • Unlimited monthly payroll capability, HSBC banking and Western Union Transfer payment.
  • Seven working day turnaround on payment to all contractors. We run a payment every week and we pay contractors monthly. In most cases the payment will hit your account in less than this, but the maximum is 7 working days direct to your account.
Global AIG Insurance policies:
  • Unlimited travel and medical assistance for accident & sickness worldwide for all WRS contractors
  • Unlimited global medevac cover for all WRS contractors
  • All WRS Contractors receive the following insurance cover - £10m Employers Liability, £5m Public & Products Liability Cover
  • In house mobility team with 24 hour response unit covering all flights, accommodation, logistics, security and visa assistance where required

Disciplines we cover:

  • Geosciences
  • Reservoir & petroleum
  • Subsea engineering
  • Design
  • Installation & maintenance
  • Upstream drilling
  • Wells & completions
  • Pipeline engineering
  • Project engineering and project management
  • Process, Mechanical, Structural and electrical engineering
  • Maintenance & integrity
  • Offshore installation
  • HSEQ

Register your CV with us today to hear about the latest oil and gas jobs in Kurdistan.


Meet our Kurdistan team:

Mary Sabri, Kurdistan HR Operations Manager, based in Erbil – Kurdistan. 

Mary is on hand to meet & support all of our Kurdistan based workforce to assist you with any needs. 


Tel: +964 (0) 7511 918 395

Chris Morton-Collings, Global Business Development Manager


Tel: +44 (0)7877 276 708

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