Saturday Star 2010-10-09 – Job Opportunities

October 11, 2010

Sorry bout last week. Was in a rush, and headed offshore. Needless to say, the job opportunities column got shuffled to the bottom of the list.

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  • I see that Qatar Petroleum is looking for people for their production department Dukhan. They are looking for a maintenance planning and scheduling engineer, field production supervisor, field operator, electrical technician, instrument technician, mechanical technician. You can visit  at AP‘s site for more information. Apply here.
  • AkerSolutions ads say ‘it takes extraordinary talent to see possibilities in impossible surroundings’. A good quote to pick up. Visit them here if you want to see if you are woman enough to meet the challenge.
  • Sabic has an advert. They are looking for analyzer engineer, DCS & CS engineer, electrical engineer, field instrument engineer, instrument and analyzer engineer, and a whole mess of other stuff. You can apply via email here or here. Or key in your resumes online here. Login under candidate login and password at the website.
  • Transocean ‘the world’s largest offshore drilling contractor and leading provider of drilling management services worldwide’ is looking for Operations, Marine & Maintenance personnel. Applicant can expect demanding supervisors, challenging work conditions, strenuous physical labour, equal work schedule, a rewarding career, competitive remuneration and benefits. Send an email to
  • Here’s a new one. Eastern Pacific Industrial Corporation Berhad (EPIC) is looking for Senior Manager, Corporate Communication, Legal & Secretarial, Manager, Marketing, Manager/Senior Executive, Corporate Finance Investment Liason, Senior Executive, Technical Service. Visit them at their website, or email to

Malaysia Gears up for Deepwater Drive

August 11, 2010

Another shipping magnate will be able to finance his home in Spain soon.

From UpstreamOnline, 2010-07-28:

Malaysia’s state player PETRONAS Carigali will need three drillships between 2010 and 2015 to support the development of deep-water oil and gas fields, the company’s head of deep-water development, Rosli Hamzah said at a conference in Singapore.

Hamzah said two drillships, Transocean’s Deepwater Expedition and Frontier Phoenix are scheduled to arrive in Malaysian waters in September and November, respectively.

AmResearch’s Alex Goh said the average day rates for drillships with rated water depth of over 4000 feet are around $425,000.