The exploration and production (E+P) sector of the industry
identifies underground rock formations that may contain
hydrocarbons, then negotiates with the owners of the local surface
and mineral rights to get access to the land for drilling. E+P
companies then contract drilling and service companies
to drill wells and bring discovered oil and gas to the surface,
economically, safely and in line with environmental regulations.
E+P companies have interests both onshore and offshore.
E+P companies need a wide variety of employees, from land
negotiators to geologists, technologists to administration
assistants, accountants to engineers, safety managers to
environmental specialists. Most of these positions are
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