Opportunities with Nexen Petroleum (UK) Limited

Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd is the UK E&P subsidiary of Nexen Inc, the independent Canadian-based global energy and chemicals company. Corporate headquarters are in Calgary. The company was formed in 1972 and was originally known as Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd. Outside Canada, Nexen has E&P interests in the deep water Gulf of Mexico, Colombia, West Africa, Poland and the UK North Sea.

Since arriving in the UK in 2004, Nexen has significantly developed its position in the Central North Sea. Here, it has Operated production from the Scott/Telford, Buzzard and Ettrick/Blackbird assets, plus other fields in development, including the £2 billion Golden Eagle development, which is due on stream in 2014. The business has an active North Sea exploration programme with around 20% of 2012 North Sea capital investment of £700 million to be spent on exploration and appraisal activities.

Did you know?

  • Nexen is the second largest North Sea oil producer and employs around 1,200 people in the UK.
  • Buzzard and Golden Eagle are amongst the largest and most exciting North Sea finds of recent times. Buzzard is producing 200,000 boe/day and Golden Eagle has estimated reserves of 140 million boe.
  • Nexen is a technology led business. Whether it's through the drilling of ‘Intelligent Wells' or by acquiring state-of-the-art software for the range of core and support activities across the business, cutting-edge solutions are applied in everything it does.
  • From the UK, the business also manages its West African portfolio and tight oil & gas exploration interests in Poland. 

Suitable applicants will be talented, progressively-minded people with strong interpersonal and teamwork skills and proven upstream oil industry experience.  Compensation packages are designed to attract the very best.

Details of currently available roles are listed below and this list will be updated as other positions are signed off.

Please note that all applications must be made via this website, or by emailing one of our consultants.

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