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Training & Technology

Investing in career progression

17/02/2012

A job for life was once a saying that was heard often. Today, though, it is becoming less so, partly because employees seek out new challenges and, as a result, move from company to company.

Training & Technology

Students sample a career on the rigs

26/01/2012

With the end of their university programmes on the near-horizon, many engineering students are already seeking employment opportunities in the north-east's thriving offshore oil and gas drilling industries.

Training & Technology

Reality TV for graduates

26/01/2012

Two companies with a vested interest in promoting careers in oil and gas to university students have worked together to provide them with a real taste of life on a North Sea production platform.

Oil & Gas

Lime Rock’s tough guy

WE LIVE in strange, even desperate times and yet the energy industry is prospering. Anecdotally, while it remains next to impossible to borrow sensibly from banks although they would deny this, the healthy energy sector has other ways of financing its ambitions, notably via private equity.