You must hold maths and English at GCSE or equivalent, plus an HNC or equivalent in an engineering related subject.
|GDP (2012 est.)||$4.716 trillion (2012 est.)|
|Currency & Exchange Rate||Indian rupees (INR) per US dollar 53.44|
Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana.
Tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands.
|Crude oil - production(bbl/day)||2,489,000|
|Crude oil - exports(bbl/day)||1,645,000|
|Crude oil - imports(bbl/day)||0|
|Crude oil - proved reserves(bbl)||297,600,000,000|
|Refined petroleum products - production(bbl/day)||1,110,000|
|Refined petroleum products - consumption(bbl/day)||571,000|
|Natural gas - production(cu m)||25,280,000,000|
|Natural gas - proved reserves(cu m)||5,524,000,000,000|
Residential taxation: foreigners taxed on local income; residents taxed on local and overseas income.
Bolivar Coastal, Boscán.
The nature of the work done by chemists depends on the sort of company they work in and may include:
Chemists in the oil and gas industry can work in a variety of roles within operators, specialist chemical companies, well services companies, consultancies, etc, working both onshore and offshore. The use of chemicals and the application of chemistry are essential to the industry. They enhance production performance, prevent corrosion and support exploration activities. The continuous development of new chemical products is also an essential part of the oil and gas industry’s future.
This role is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance and improvement of large equipment and facilities which are used for processing and producing oil and gas. They may be situated either onshore or offshore. Process engineers support the plant equipment, both onshore and offshore, to ensure that it remains efficient and productive. They can work for a range of companies, including those which manage or own production facilities (known as operators), service companies and engineering consultancies.
You could progress to roles including cementing field supervisor, field specialist or drilling operations.
£18,000 - £25,000, rising to £40,000 - £55,000 once experienced
Holding a commercial operators licence is desirable, as is oilfield equipment operating experience, a general knowledge of drilling and completion techniques, and drilling or work over rig operations.
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