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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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Oil & Gas Glossary
Oil & Gas Glossary
If you don't know much about the oil and gas industry, the sheer amount of jargon to learn can be quite daunting, and those new to the industry or coming in from another Engineering field may struggle with some of the terms used...! That's why we've ...
Posted by: Christopher Morton-Collings
19/04/17
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How are oil and gas companies lowering production costs?
How are oil and gas companies lowering production costs?
Most of the world’s easy oil has now been extracted. Oil which is onshore or close to the surface is all but gone, and that which is left is largely offshore or deep underground. This means that what’s left to drill often requires unconve...
Posted by: James Cant
10/04/17
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Why aren’t STEM Subjects and Careers Appealing to Girls?
Why aren’t STEM Subjects and Careers Appealing to Girls?
As the baby boomer generation retires, skills gaps are yawning wider and wider across most Engineering industries, and Manufacturing is no different. In addressing this skills gap, one area that cannot be ignored is that of encouraging females into S...
Posted by: Rosie Wilson
05/04/17
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A day in the life of... an Offshore Crane Operator.
A day in the life of... an Offshore Crane Operator.
Kevin Tate is a Senior Offshore (Stage 3) Crane Operator who has worked at Bourbon, a world leader in marine services for offshore oil and gas, through WRS since 2014. Kevin’s 16 year career in the Offshore Oil & Gas and Maritime sectors me...
Posted by: Matthew Spells
30/03/17
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Oil & Gas in Malaysia
Oil & Gas in Malaysia
Thanks to the work put in by our teams in Singapore and the UK, we have been able to carve out a place for ourselves in neighbouring Malaysia. Malaysia has long been touted as the next big thing in Oil & Gas, and that really came into effect last...
Posted by: Christopher Morton-Collings
29/03/17
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