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5 reasons to consider a career in the oil and gas sector

The oil and gas sector is one of the world’s most vibrant. Innovative and lucrative, it offers the dual benefits of attractive compensation as well as the opportunity to be at the forefront of energy development. There are many different opportunities for those who are looking for an exciting career that will provide a diverse range of challenges.

5 reasons to apply to work in oil and gas

  1. The chance to innovate

If innovation and sustainability are important to you then the oil and gas sector is the place to be. It is here where the challenges of energy supply are being tested and met, looking at a range of issues related to innovation and sustainability, including reducing carbon emissions and enabling safer extraction and transport methods. This is particularly true within the downstream area including the processing and purifying of raw natural gas, refining of petroleum crude oil and the marketing and distribution involved with such products.

  1. Creative problem solving

If you enjoy problem solving, and challenges, then now is the time to join the downstream industry. At a time of high levels of innovation and exploration into new processing and purification methods for oil and gas, this could be an exciting opportunity to be a part of something that has a global impact now and in the future.

  1. Protect the planet

There is also a growing push towards producing sustainable alternative fuels and renewable energy, so if you’re looking for a career where you can have a positive influence on the planet and how we can look after it for the future, a career in the oil and gas sector is a prime example of how you could make a real difference. Whether you are designing and creating new alternatives, or having a role in executing new methods of extraction, your job is a role that can play a part in years to come.

  1. Changing the oil and gas industry for good

Not only could you get involved with looking at more sustainable fuel, but you could also change the way that the oil and gas industry works. Any new method of extraction or processing, no matter how environmentally-friendly, must be economically sustainable for the oil and gas sector. This means that it must remain profitable for them, perhaps even more so than in the current market. Innovation in the downstream sector faces stringent regulations and smaller margins, but if these can be overcome and increased, then this will enable oil and gas companies to meet changing standards and specifications whilst still ensuring profitability.

  1. The experience you’ll get is exciting and unique

The oil and gas sector offers the chance to work in locations all over the world, from Canada to the UK. Working your way up through the sector provides access to an exciting range of experiences, including plenty of travel, and the opportunity to pursue new channels of professional growth and development and acquire a range of new skills.

There are many opportunities available to work for us, no matter what most appeals to you about a career in oil and gas. Contact us to find out more.