I thought to work in Oil and Gas you had to go offshore?
Contrary to popular belief, the majority of careers in the oil and gas industry are based onshore rather than offshore.
Do I have to be an engineer or technician to work in the industry?
No! Companies employ lawyers, accountants, geologists, electricians, medics, crane operators, mechanics, divers, and designers – to name a few – there will almost certainly be jobs relevant to your interests.
Where could I be based?
Although many roles in the UK are based in oil hubs such as Aberdeen and the East of England, exciting careers within the industry can be found across the globe!
What qualifications do I need?
Entry levels vary, so depending on the career you wish to pursue, you can join the industry straight from school or following completion of an apprenticeship, college course or degree. View job roles and the qualifications you may need in the career planner.