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Even though the price of oil has dropped, there are still opportunities available for working in the oil industry. If you are willing to work overseas then there is the opportunity to earn twice the amount of money as you would if you worked domestic. While the oil companies want experienced workers they will hire the less experienced person if they are will to work in some of the less desirable location that are available. Sometimes there is some degree of danger to working in certain countries but the dangers are downplayed by the oil companies by having security and other company procedures in place.

Most major oil companies have a standard requirement that all employees be immunized against most of the major infections including of course hepatitis. Anti malaria medication is sometimes needed if the work to be done is in a tropical climate. Oil rigs that are located overseas usually require their employees to work on a rotating schedule of thirty days.

Having previous experience working as a rig zone worker is definitely an asset but may not be entirely necessary depending on your skills and your strengths. Having a skilled trade could be an asset as well as knowing a second language.

Some of the lower paid workers are usually hired from within the country where the drilling site is located. These lower paid workers usually do odd jobs and are called roustabouts. The amount of people who are looking for work on an offshore oil rig, is far below the demand so chances are good that with the right qualifications you will get a good paying job from which you can reap many financial rewards.

In order to work on an oil rig a person must be in good physical condition. A sense of adventure and a desire to potentially make a large amount of money helps of convince someone to work in the oil industry on a rig either on or off shore.

For someone who is not familiar with the oil production industry there may be many questions to be answered regarding a position as a rigzone worker. Some of the more obvious such as pay and safety are common. Others regarding the different kinds of work available, exactly how drilling works, what the working conditions are, and environmental issues can all be answered by preparing well before applying for a job.

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Rita McDonald said:

OIL & GAS JOBS NEED TO COME B-A-C-K TO THE US AND NOT CANADA/KOREA/INDIA, ETC. AMERICANS ARE STARVING TO DEATH, WITH NO HLTH INS. DUE TO THIS MESS. I EMAILED THE WHITE HOUSE.

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Michael McMillan said:

hey there i am 26 years old and got a taste for the patch when i was 19 and would really love to get back to it if anyone is looking for a posative and self motivated worker please let me know as i would like to try and start as soon as possible thanxx

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D bartlett said:

I am a 20 year old male lookin for oil rig jobs no preivous experince E-mail is Dana.Bartlett1990@hotmail.com

Shaun Nel said:

Hi guys, I am a 30yr male wanting to work offshore, I have an accredited rigging certificate, I have also completed the 5 day offshore survival course which includes H.U.E.T escape, fire fighting, basic first aid as well as other survival principles. Should anyone wish to contact me my email is shaunnel.plett@gmail.com

Junie Bongabong said:

Hey there! I am Junie Bongabong of Philippines, a 30 years old and self-motivated. I just finished my oil drilling training last march 2010. If you need an immediate worker as an entry level try to contack me. junie_wawa@yahoo.com. Cell # +639204183311. I willing to work as soon as possible.

Joel Ekieoniso said:

am 27 years old man looking for a job in oil rig and I have some good experience. my E-mail is teslajoel@yahoo.com.am a Nigerian

Alfredo Corsini Olmos said:

Tengo 32 Años de Experiencia en Perforacion y actualmente soy asesor Tecnico en Estrella sp. me gustaria poder trabajar en Canada o Latinoamerica como Super Intendente de Rig.

Matt Kneeshaw said:

I am 29 and currently work as a cement finisher . I am lookin to get into the oil industry . i am able to work in adverse conditions . I am use to hard labour and can go anywhere to work do to no attachments here . I look forward to hearing from you . mkneesha@hotmail.com 519-697-5305

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SHERWIN B. CALESA said:

Hello,Guys! Is any body there... I' am 38 yrs old MALE seeking to go back to the oil field rig jobs. My experience is more than 5yrs. If any body needs me to be one of your company just email me sherwincalesa@yahoo.com . I' am welling to work soon as possible. amen

Jerome E. Paller said:

am 21 yrs old from the Philippines.I have no work experience but i have just finished my geothermal and oil drilling training last Sept.I am willing to work in the drilling industry.I am very flexible and work w/o much supervision.My contact # +6399993352660

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My suggestion is that these refining processes should not be private. Govt. should take control of all these processes. The private refining is the reason for all the high prices. I hope the govt. does it has to.

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