Resume Styles – A Work of Art (Oilfield Resume Ep3)

The following section of this article is devoted to a variety of different resume styles and formats.  This will give you full creative license to select what suits you best.  Getting the basics down first, though, is every bit as important as the final product you will create using these tips.

The more creative you are in writing about yourself, your credentials, your experience and everything else of importance to a prospective employer, the more attractive your resume will be to a hiring manager.

The three basic resume styles are:

  1. Chronological Resume
  2. Functional Resume
  3. Chronological/Functional combined Resume

 The following sections below will give you more details regarding each resume styles and the example of resume.

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How To Create A Resume That Oilfield Employer Cannot Resist (Oilfield Resume Ep2)

In this article, it will describe about important elements to create a perfect resume for oilfield employers. Let’s get started.

Developing a Resume Outline

Now that you have organized your career goals, career path, and the professional and personal attributes that make you special, you are ready to write a resume outline. Your resume will contain:

  • Your contact information (i.e., name, address, phone, email address, and website address)
  • A defined job objective
  • A work history
  •  Educational history
  •  Affiliations
  • References

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Introduction to Oilfield Resume Series (Oilfield Resume Ep1)

As you know that there are so many people who really want to work in the oilfield. However there are only few people who have a chance to get interviewed because they write the good resume. I’ve been working in this oilfield business for years and I know that the chances of your resume being chosen out of a stack of job seekers are getting slimmer. Out of 20 resumes, only two or three candidates will be chosen by employers for an interview. As the number of resumes per job opening increases, the odds against landing the interview are also increasing.

With leading resume writing skills and techniques, you can turn the odds in your favor and get the interviews.

Employers always look for the resumes that jump out at them. They are looking to be impressed by skills, qualifications, and more! By reading your resume, they want to be able to feel comfortable that YOU are the right person for the job. With the right resume, they will choose you before ever setting eyes on you!

Tall order, right? Absolutely! But with the right resume writing skills, you can fill it!

The very first step to landing that ideal job is to write a resume and cover letter that are compelling. Without those two key forms of introduction, there most likely will not be a first interview!

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Common Problems and Complications During Well Kill Operation

During well kill operation, crews should always be vigilant since complications can actually occur at any stage. If there’s a discrepancy in the kill plan, it needs to be noted immediately. For example, pressure gauges may stop working; they therefore should be monitored carefully. If there’s a failure, back-up gauges need to be made available during a well control operation.

In this article, it will describe common problems and complications during well kill operation which are plugged bit nozzle, plugged choke, choke washout, pump failure and string washout.

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Possible Kick Indicators in Well Control

The alertness in determining early possible kick indicators in well control is of the utmost importance to prevent a well control incident. Careful observance and positive reaction to these signs will keep the well under control and prevent the occurrence of a well control situation.

The various signs that have been recorded as early warning indicators are not consistent in all situations. The signs however may have to be used collectively as one indicator may not accurately provide the warning of getting into an underbalanced situation. Even though the series of signs may change between wells, early warning indications can be found from the following list.

  • Increase in drilling rate of penetration.
  • Increase torque and drag.
  • Decrease in shale density.
  • Mud property changes.
  • Increase in cutting size and shape.
  • Increase in trip, connection and/or background gas.
  • Increase in the temperature of the return drilling mud.
  • Decrease in D-exponent.

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