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Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
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RE: Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months!
(07-24-2013 03:17 PM)Irishman Wrote:  To be honest the rigs arnt that bad and the pay makes up for it and then some. At the worst you don't like your first two week rotation but you still made 4-5k and can switch to something else. Forget the stories, forget what someone told you, just go out and work two weeks and figure it out yourself. Its not going to kill you and you'll have a cool story and made some coin.

I guess if Scotian is the Oilsands authority then you are the rigs authority. I've been thinking more and more about applying to a rig and saw License to Drill today. Seems like the biggest problem is the isolation but that can be combated with a couple books a kettlebell and a laptop. When you're getting ready to start a rotation when do you usually head out to the camp or lodging you'll be staying at? 2-3 days before hand or sooner? And I know you work in below zero conditions but when you were a greenhand/deckhand did you ever have an issue of overheating in the coveralls?
07-24-2013 08:38 PM
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Risks, opportunities, import/export - OSL - 03-16-2013, 06:58 AM
RE: Working in the Canadian oil sands: 6 figures in 6 months! - MicTyson - 07-24-2013 08:38 PM