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Postby chixchix » Mon, 17 Dec 2007 1:45 pm

Is there any studies or Diploma that we can do to get ourselves a position in a Oil trading company or something similar ?

Asking on behalf of a friend,who is just holding A levels but with many years of work experience.

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Postby muratkorman » Mon, 17 Dec 2007 4:50 pm

For Oil Industry, BS in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is usually appreciated. Depending on the job position, you may not even need the degree. For example if you are a safety supervisor in an oil project, you don't need engineering background. It all depends on positions that your friend wants to work.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 18 Dec 2007 9:07 am

muratkorman wrote:For Oil Industry, BS in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is usually appreciated. Depending on the job position, you may not even need the degree. For example if you are a safety supervisor in an oil project, you don't need engineering background. It all depends on positions that your friend wants to work.


chixchix wrote:Oil trading company


I believe, if I'm not wrong, a background in Finance is more useful here. It's more knowledge in markets than petroleum production/extraction. Oil Brokers are like Metal Brokers or Pork Belly Brokers or any other commodity.

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Postby chixchix » Wed, 19 Dec 2007 2:25 pm

Okiie Gracias :)
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Postby dn7 » Sun, 13 Jan 2008 4:01 pm

if its an oil trading firm they would only really consider people with a background in finance, mathematics, engineering assuming your friend wants trading and not ops. trading is very quant based. Tell your friend to read as many derivative based books as he/she can.


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