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List Of Careers In The Oil & Gas Industry And Where They Can Be Obtained

The oil and gas industry is a booming sector in Nigeria economy, so the need for people with knowledge in the oil and gas career sectors is increasing tremendously. Below are the lists of few careers that are in demand in the oil and gas industry.

1. Roustabout / Rig Helper Course
The rig helpers / Roustabout training is one of the most important training for anyone who have dreams of working onshore and offshore. Many companies search to employ holders of the rig helpers certificate because candidates are seen suitable to immediately assume duties and are seen to have the necessary trainings to cope with the ever demand of the oil and gas fields.

2. Rigger / Banksmen
In Rigger course the candidate is trained to be proficient in coordinating lifting while the banksmen course will teach a banksman how to communicate effectively with every crane operator. Both the riggers and the banksmen skill are highly needed to work safely and efficiently with and around the crane and any other lifting earth moving equipments.

3. Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO)
Considering how technical and tight the offshore working environment is, helicopter landing and takeoffs around the helideck must be coordinated by highly trained personnel. Effective communication with the cabin crew, effective communication with on-duty crew member, well detailed safety briefings, hand signaling, Helicopter refueling, helideck emergency rescue and many more important topic encapsulated in the HLO training syllabus.

BOSIET stands for Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training, a course created to assist in meeting the initial onshore safety training, emergency response training and assessment requirements for personnel new to the offshore oil and gas industry.

5. Risk Analysis
Development and operation of oil and gas production facilities requires an enormous investment of time, money, and technology. Given the nature of the industry, there are a large number of uncertainties (technological, economic and political) that are inherently present. As a result, critical investment decisions are often made based on sparse and uncertain data and qualitative analysis. Risk assessment can facilitate better planning and risk management in the face of these uncertainties.

6. Rig Safety Course
The rig safety course is for everyone who has dreams of working and working safe in the oil and gas platforms.

7. First Aid and CPR
Everyone needs the knowledge and certification in first aid, this a thorough course for first aid and CPR

8. Chemical Safety
Properly handling of chemical is paramount not only for chemists but for everyone who will work or want to work close to corrosive substances. Chemical handling chemicals will give you an edge in the oil and gas industry.

NEBOSH qualifications are widely recognised and respected, and are a badge of professionalism, trust and quality to employees, partners and customers

10. Oil and Gas Business Development
This course focuses on providing you with essential industry insight and developing those skills needed to be an effective business development professional in the oil and gas industry. The course involves a wide range of teaching methods and course materials (presentation, exercises, short videos and discussions) to stimulate and enliven the learning process.

All of these courses can be carried out in the most proficient oil and gas training institute as outlined below.

Oil Train Is an indigenous limited liability company that offers quality Training, certifications and other oil and gas related services.

Their corporate office and training outlet spread across Nigeria states and they also conduct trainings and services in clients chosen venues.

Address: Suite 17 Sentels Plaza, East West Road, Directly Opposite Deeper Life Headquarters, Rumuodara, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Phone: +234 7036248614 | +234 8152208945

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