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My Experiences as a Maintenance Engineer on the Mittelplate

Since 2014 I have been working as a maintenance engineer for Yokogawa. Twice a year, I’m on my way to Mittelplate, the most important German oil field in the Wadden Sea. For me, the journey is connected with special precautions:

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Working on an Oil Rig Part 2- Real Talk

In part 1 of the article, I discussed the advantages of working on an oil rig. The advantages at a glance: good pay, excellent food and holidays in one piece. Of course, there is not only sunshine on an oil

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Working on an Oil Rig Part 1- Dream Job or Nightmare?

Be it Mittelplate in the German North Sea, Brent Bravo in Scotland or Ekofisk in Norway – oil rigs exert a very special fascination, as most people find them difficult to reach due to the extremely high safety precautions. Drilling

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How Digital Evolution is turning the Future World of Work upside down

Industry 4.0 How will the working place of tomorrow look like and what challenges await us? Through a high speed of new forms of digitization, there is an evolutionary change in the world of work. But why do we speak

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The Future is Female Part 2- How to make a Career in Oil & Gas possible

In part one of the article about women in the Oil & Gas industry, I described that positive female role models might lead to a higher interest in STEM studies. But let’s stay focused on the here and now. Why

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Operating systems, a race towards convergence?

Commercial mobile OS – 25 year battle Mobile operating systems started life on mobile phones and personal digital assistants (palm pilot). Over the next 25 years mobile phones and pda’s would arguably merge together and form what we call today

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