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Richard's Recruitment nine to five
Richard's Recruitment nine to five
Richard Baillie-GrayRichard Baillie-Gray, Contract Manager – Energy Division Describe your career path at WRS so far I first joined WRS in October 2016 where I began my career as a labour manager in the construction team. The team was complet...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
18/04/19
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WRS in Kurdistan
WRS in Kurdistan
Last week our Global Business Development Manager, Chris Morton-Collings, took an exciting trip to Kurdistan and he even got the chance to go on a drilling rig! We sat down with Chris and asked him about his trip. What was the purpose of the trip?...
Posted by: Mark Burslem
12/04/19
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Why use WRS to manage your Oil & Gas contractor workforce?
Why use WRS to manage your Oil & Gas contractor workforce?
Having worked with Oil & Gas companies for over ten years, we’ve gained a wealth of experience in what our clients need from us to make their lives easier. That’s why we offer the following: £10m ($13.5m) monthly payro...
Posted by: Christopher Morton-Collings
11/01/18
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"Why Oil Prices Fluctuate" an Infographic from Visualistan
"Why Oil Prices Fluctuate" an Infographic from Visualistan
The below infographic, taken from Visualistan, is a fantastic, comprehensive look at why Oil prices fluctuate, detailing explanations for rise and fall of prices, as well as what these can mean for the sector at the time.   Feel free to co...
Posted by: James Cant
04/10/17
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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: Kathie Higginson
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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