Oil and gas jobsite sees a returning to normality for business in Libya

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Recruitment of oil and gas professionals is returning in healthy numbers according to leading industry jobsite. First contract received withing 48 hours of the collapse of the Gadaffi regime.

Oil and gas professionals should start to consider returning to the region as things stabilise....There were concerns about a functioning bank system in Libya, but that was resolved in our case within a week. Payment did not prove to be an issue.

Business is returning to Libya in promising volumes according to leading industry jobsite Oil and Gas Job Search.

The UK based operation now has more posts for oil and gas jobs than it did at the same stage last year.

Oil and Gas Job Search received its first commission within 48 hours of the fall of the Gadaffi regime, from the Taknia Libya Engineering Company that works in the oil and gas sector.

Gareth Ford, Business Development Manager for the Middle East at Oil and Gas Job Search comments: “Oil and gas professionals should start to consider returning to the region as things stabilise. Morocco, Algeria as well as Libya will offer opportunities moving forward, which will prove attractive to skilled industry professionals.”

Ford continues: “There were concerns about a functioning bank system in Libya, but that was resolved in our case within a week. Payment did not prove to be an issue.”

Libya had offered among the best expat wages to be found globally according to Oil and Gas Job Search’s 2011 Salary Guide, produced in connection with Hays Oil and Gas. *

Duncan Freer Managing Director of Oil and Gas Job Search comments: “The events of the past months in the region have been of deep concern from many viewpoints, not just on a business level. We hope that in the case of Libya, the return to a functioning oil industry will bring stability and opportunity to locals and expats alike and will help facilitate reconstruction work.”

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*The 2011 Salary Guide, based on nearly 11,000 respondents is available on request – it features salary information for over 50 countries, including all the main oil and gas producing nations in the Middle East.

The 2012 Salary Guide will be available in early 2012.

Oil and Gas Job Search is the leading industry jobsite for the oil and gas industry, it registers:

400,000+ searchable resumes
10,000+ new candidate registrations per month
380,000 visits per month
3.2 million page views per month
1 million plus onsite job searches carried out per month
50,000+ job applications per month

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Artisan Marketing Communications
07957611834
rob(at)artisanmc(dot)co.uk

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