Education and Training for the Oil and Gas Industry: The by Phil Andrews, Jim Playfoot, Simon Augustus

By Phil Andrews, Jim Playfoot, Simon Augustus

The 3rd booklet within the Getenergy publications sequence, The Evolution of 4 strength countries considers how 4 very assorted international locations have advanced as oil and gas-producing countries and the way the interventions of presidency, and the schooling and coaching region have addressed team and talents improvement demanding situations in each one of those countries.

This quantity will discover – in every one case – the old development of the undefined, the dynamics of the this day and the projected path of commute for the sooner or later. inside this context, the quantity will study the character of the talents and crew calls for that every nation has skilled and should study the impression of coverage projects (including these concerning the institution and working of nationwide oil companies), the impression of actions, and the position of schooling and coaching providers.

Each of those 4 prolonged case reports will display what we will be able to study from earlier and up to date stories. The case experiences also will discover the level to which the effectiveness of techniques to talents and crew improvement in the oil and gasoline are contextual and what commonalities there are when it comes to luck components. The consultant will finish with a suite of observations concerning most sensible (and worst) practices which may tell destiny interventions in hydrocarbon-producing countries around the world.

  • Multi-authored via Getenergy’s central collaborators who jointly have greater than a hundred years of expertise within the oil and fuel industry
  • Includes full-color pictures to underscore key concepts
  • Focuses on wisdom move from skilled oil/gas execs to nationwide staff
  • Utilizes particular case stories from Mexico, Nigeria, Brazil, and Iraq to demonstrate quite a few methods to evolution as an oil and gas-producting nation

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Mexico has already absorbed a wave of oil professionals leaving Venezuela in light of the tightening grip the government has over the sector. These professionals quickly found that their expertise was needed in Mexico and were readily absorbed. l The Mexican government is now having to address the issue of local content (something that was less relevant when Pemex ran the industry). There are signs that some of the international companies interested in bidding for concessions in Mexico have concerns over the implementation of a local content policy.

28 The Evolution of Four Energy Nations THE HISTORY OF OIL AND GAS IN NIGERIA Ship with oil rig in the background in the Nigerian capitol Lagos. ) Nigeria’s oil story began in 1908, when a German entity, the Nigerian Bitumen Corporation, commenced exploration activities in the Araromi area, West of Nigeria. The outbreak of World War I in 1914 put a pause on this activity with oil prospecting resuming in 1937, when Shell D’Arcy (the forerunner of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria) was awarded the sole concessionary rights covering the whole territory of Nigeria.

Further evidence supports the view that those individuals graduating from Mexican universities were often in need of considerable retraining in order to make them competent to do the job (although one might observe that this is a well-worn argument in most countries around the world). One of the challenges facing universities (and common to the vocational sector as well) was that many candidates coming from the Mexican school system lacked the basic functional skills needed for more technical types of studies (with numeracy a particular problem).

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