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Career Paths in the Oil & Gas Industry | Robert Bensh

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Oil executive Robert Bensh discusses the career paths available in the oil and gas industry. If you're considering a career in the energy sector, this is a great overview.

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Career Paths in the Oil & Gas Industry | Robert Bensh

  1. 1. CAREER PATHS IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY R O B E R T B E N S H
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION Millions of people work in the oil and gas industries. Those positions are known for their hard work, but they are also known for their appealing salaries and opportunities for advancement. The industry offers opportunities in a wide variety of fields. That means that many different types of people can find a position that suits their talents.
  3. 3. RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING POSITIONS The oil and gas industries depend on a huge amount of technology in order to function. Petroleum engineers work to asses potential drilling sites and manage the complex systems that allow them to function. Other engineers work in research labs to try to improve that technology. Geologists also play a crucial role by working to identify the sites that have valuable resources. The oil and gas sector needs specialists from a variety of fields, so many technical experts can find a place to work. These are all highly technical positions. They are a great fit for people that like to work with numbers or are good at focusing on details.
  4. 4. ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS Successful buildings capture the spirit of their surroundings, even as they assert their own identity. They’re visually appealing, healthy, comfortable, flexible, secure and efficient, a pleasure to be in. Gensler architecture reflects our knowledge of how people and organizations use and experience place and space. 
  5. 5. SURVEYING POSITIONS Surveyors focus on examining the lay of the land to figure out where other workers can safely install their equipment. Many of them work at sea, spending their days examining the seabed itself. They often work separately from other teams in the industry because they focus on preparing sites, but they still have a vital role to play in the process. This is a great fit for people that want to spend time at sea or those who have an interest in the natural world.
  6. 6. IF YOU’RE CONSIDERING A CAREER PATH IN THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY, ONE OF THESE JOBS MAY BE PERFECT FOR YOU!

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