With an increasing number of employers welcoming apprentices, the Oil and Gas Technical Apprentice Programme gives you the opportunity to work with some of the most exciting and innovative global oil and gas companies.
Nexen Petroleum U.K Limited
Nexen Petroleum U.K Limited is responsibly developing resources in some of the world’s most significant basins including the UK North Sea, western Canada, the United States and offshore West Africa. As wholly-owned subsidiaries of CNOOC Limited, the Nexen group operates under clear value-based principles of excellence, personal accountability, integrity and social and environmental responsibility.
As the skills organisation for oil and gas, OPITO supports the industry to build a sustainable, competent and safe workforce. The company are the custodian of industry standards in emergency response, and industry training and competence.
With industry partners OPITO work to maintain a skilled workforce by developing targeted initiatives and programmes designed to ensure a sustainable supply of skilled individuals into the oil and gas sector. Through close liaison and collaboration with industry and government partners, OPITO provide coherent, informed guidance on key areas
of skills policy for the oil and gas sector including career pathways and training opportunities for the next generation, and promoting and signposting careers in the industry.
Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas industry, with a diverse customer portfolio including many of the world’s leading oil and gas companies.
Petrofac designs and builds oil and gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects. Petrofac’s range of services meets its clients’ needs across the full life cycle of oil and gas assets.
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited
Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited is one of the North Sea’s largest operators. The company have interests in 46 fields, of which they operate 37, on the UK Continental Shelf with 12 offshore installations and one onshore terminal. Their purpose is to unlock opportunities in the North Sea and build a safe, profitable and sustainable business for their employees, shareholders, partners and suppliers.
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. The company seek to help meet global energy demand in a responsible way. Their presence in the UK, including Scotland, is important to their global business. Shell directly employ about 6,500 people in the UK. In conjunction with its co-venturers, Shell operates around 11% of the UK’s production of oil and gas.
Teekay Offshore Production
Teekay Offshore Production is the largest operator of Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) units in the North Sea and fourth largest worldwide. The company have a total of 11 units, of which two are currently at shipyards undergoing modifications, operating on the Norwegian, UK and Brazilian Continental Shelves. Teekay Offshore Production employees possess a unique combination of operational, technical and project expertise.
Total E&P UK Limited
Total E&P UK Limited is one of the largest operators on the UKCS and is one of the largest E&P subsidiaries of the international Total Group.
Today Total have the potential to supply up to 10% of the UK’s daily oil and gas needs through their two production hubs: Alwyn North and Elgin/Franklin.
The company will shortly complete their third production hub: Great Laggan in West of Shetland.
Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $7bn sales and operating in more than 50 countries. The Group is built on Core Values and has three businesses – Wood Group PSN, Wood Group Kenny and Wood Group Mustang – providing a range of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the oil and gas and power generation industries worldwide. Visit Wood Group at www.woodgroup.com and connect on LinkedIn and Twitter.