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A Quick Guide to Living and Working in... Stavanger, Norway!
A Quick Guide to Living and Working in... Stavanger, Norway!
Stavanger is Norway’s third-largest urban zone and fourth-largest principality, with an estimated population of 130,000. Stavanger won the 2008 title of European Capital of Culture along with Liverpool of the UK. Renowned for its oil industry s...
Posted by: Shaun Carter
25/08/17
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Oil & Gas and... the Future of Digital Technology
Oil & Gas and... the Future of Digital Technology
The investment into digital technology is part of many upstream oil and gas companies' strategies to reduce costs while making faster and better decisions. For example, where to drill, and when to drill. Technologies such as the Internet of Things (I...
Posted by: James Cant
23/08/17
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Jargon Busting: Oil and Gas (Part Two)
Jargon Busting: Oil and Gas (Part Two)
We are back with some more Oil and Gas WRS Jargon Busting today, and we are continuing to bust open some key Oil and Gas terms that might be very uncommon in the average person's day to day conversation, or simply sound familiar but mean something co...
Posted by: James Cant
16/08/17
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WRS Jargon Busting: Oil and Gas (Part One)
WRS Jargon Busting: Oil and Gas (Part One)
We are back with some more WRS Jargon Busting today, and this time we are cracking open some key Oil and Gas terms that might be very uncommon in the average person's day to day conversation, or simply sound familiar but mean something comp...
Posted by: James Cant
11/08/17
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Senior Drilling and Completion Supervisor, Oil and Gas Supermajor
Senior Drilling and Completion Supervisor, Oil and Gas Supermajor
It's been 5 years since I started working as a consultant with WRS on 2 different projects: Yemen (an oil and gas super major, as a Drilling Supervisor) and Argentina (as a Senior Drilling Supervisor for the same company). In March 2012, it was the f...
Posted by: Christopher Morton-Collings
02/08/17
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Jargon Busting: Marine (Round One)
Jargon Busting: Marine (Round One)
The Marine industry is certainly decorated with initialisms, words, and phrases that somebody outside of Marine involvement is unlikely to come across very often. Many of the job titles have kept their archaic resonance from decades or more ago, but ...
Posted by: Jozef Grzywinski
12/07/17
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Career Spotlight: The Maintenance Superintendent
Career Spotlight: The Maintenance Superintendent
In the Oil and Gas industry, a Maintenance Superintendent will often be based offshore, overseeing a rig. A Maintenance Superintendent will likely be involved in the safe, economic, and efficient operation of the rig in accordance with a Rig Manageme...
Posted by: James Cant
29/06/17
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Why You Should Use WRS
Why You Should Use WRS
When you choose WRS to find your next professional, we do not believe that treating you merely as a customer is an effective solution to your staffing needs. We want to provide you with a recruitment solution that is ultimately realised through authe...
Posted by: Daniel Ward
28/06/17
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WRS are Working Closely with the UN to Proactively Close the Gender Equality Gap
WRS are Working Closely with the UN to Proactively Close the Gender Equality Gap
It was awesome to be invited by the United Nations to attend their annual IMPACT Awards Luncheon on June 8th. WRS will now be working closely with the UN to proactively close the gender equality gap within Energy, Construction, and Engineering, and ...
Posted by: Paul Wakefield
09/06/17
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How can Marine and Ship Management companies utilise a more flexible workforce?
How can Marine and Ship Management companies utilise a more flexible workforce?
As offshore-focused businesses weather the unprecedented industry downturn, many companies servicing the sector are looking for ways to more efficiently manage costs in order to survive. Since the oil price started to contract in June 2014, radical c...
Posted by: Mark Brown
24/05/17
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