Statoil Graduate 2014 – Exploration and Petroleum technology – Geology, Geophysics and Petrophysics (1368)

Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 35 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world’s energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with approx. 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.

Exploration and petroleum technology in Statoil include nearly 2400 employees involved in the subsurface tasks

Exploration is responsible for Statoil’s activities to replace and increase our oil and gas reserves in the future

Petroleum technology is responsible for the development and operation of all Statoil -operated fields

Graduates in Statoil will have a steep learning curve, and you are expected to develop an overall understanding of our activities and business challenges

Your exact assignment will be decided on the basis of your field of expertise, our business needs and your interests

Like to be one of us?

Like to be one of us? Statoil is always looking to attract the best and most qualified talents. Our graduate programme is aimed at applicants who have recently graduated from a Master’s or PhD degree. The programme accelerates the learning and development of new employees and supports our international ambitions.

Job description

  • Various geological/geophysical/petrophysical tasks in relevant organisational units


  • Last year of MSc or PhD studies
  • Excellent results obtained within your degree
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Additional languages are an advantage (If applicable Statoil requires candidates to learn Norwegian)
  • No more than one year of relevant work experience after obtaining your final degree
  • Compliant with our values

Personal qualities

  • Analytical and strategic mind-set
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Contribute to a good working environment
  • International mindset and the ability to work in a multicultural environment

We offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and credit marks obtained so far

Please state your preferred work discipline and rank your preferred geographical location in your application If you are interested in applying for a position in more than one of the locations where Exploration and Petroleum Technology announces graduate positions, it is sufficient that you only apply for one of the position, as you still might be taken into consideration at other locations

Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process

Please note that due to Statoil ASA attraction activities the application deadline will be as follow:

Norwegian and US universities – September 20th 2013

University of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Leeds – October 15th

All other universities – November 4th

Contact information:


Nils Sørenes, tlf + 47 41468680

Tone Melkevik Voll, tlf + 47 91859897

Petroleum technology:

Anne Mari Berge Sperrevik, tlf + 47 99311485


Apply now

Expiry date: 2013-11-04

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