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Competentia

Consultants and Recruitment for Offshore Facilities

Competentia and our US consulting arm, Argonauta, provide the most experienced and productive project management, engineering, subsea and subsurface professionals to strengthen and support the successful execution of our customers' oil and gas developments globally.

Address
Øvre Strandgate 124,
PO Box 67,
Stavanger,
Møre og Romsdal,
Norway
Phone
Fax Number

Competentia and our US consulting arm, Argonauta, provide the most experienced and productive project management, engineering, subsea and subsurface professionals to strengthen and support the successful execution of our customers’ oil and gas developments globally.

We are continuously developing our global network in order to service our clients’ oil and gas developments wherever they may be. This, together with delivering the highest levels of service, will ensure the expansion of our customer base, repeat business and long-term relationships with both our clients and consultants.

Recruitment services for the oil and gas industry

Competentia’s experienced recruitment teams use our specialist database of global oil and gas talent in order to rigorously select the best candidates with the right skills for any project phase and discipline.

Dedicated recruitment and HR teams in each of our offices are familiar with the requirements of oil and gas projects and can support our clients by managing their requirements for contract staffing, permanent recruitment and/or payrolling solutions from project start to completion.

Our dedicated recruitment teams support our clients by managing their contract staffing, permanent recruitment and/or payrolling solutions.
Competentia offers worldwide capabilities in order to achieve efficient recruitment, mobilisation, insurance, HR and health / safety support.
We can provide highly experienced consultants to strengthen and support the development of our clients’ oil and gas facilities.
Competentia was established in Stavanger, Norway, in 1998 and has maintained consistent growth to become a global service provider.

Our services are provided to leading oil and gas operators, as well as service companies, in Europe, Africa, America and Asia Pacific, by our business units in Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Norway, Singapore, Trinidad, the US and the UK.

We therefore offer the global capability to work with clients and candidates locally to achieve efficient recruitment, mobilisation, payment, insurance, HR and health/safety support of our consultants across the globe ("Contractor Care"), together with our experience and expertise in dealing with local and global regulations and challenges.

About Competentia

Our principal clients, the oil and gas explorers and producers, include BG, BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ENI, Exxon, INPEX, Premier Oil, PTTEP and Statoil with the emphasis on their gas liquefaction, subsea and floating production projects.

Competentia’s global management team, under the leadership of CEO Geir Egil Olsen, includes previous experience from key oil and gas businesses, including Aker, AMEC, Clough, Fabricom, KBR, Schlumberger, Statoil, Subsea7 and Tidewater Marine, in international locations in Australasia, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, North America and Scandinavia.

Therefore, we understand projects and how they function, wherever they are, and can provide highly experienced consultants to strengthen and support the successful development of our clients’ oil and gas facilities globally.

Competentia was initially established in Stavanger, Norway, in 1998. After a change of ownership in 2006 the company has maintained consistent growth to become a global service provider with revenue of more than NOK1.2bn in 2013.

In February 2012, the leading Nordic private equity firm Reiten & Co. acquired 51% of the company, thus providing additional expertise and financial resources to support the strategic development of the company, including the acquisition of Argonauta in 2014.

Quad 204 Project, North Sea

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Ichthys Field, Browse Basin, Timor Sea

The Ichthys field is situated on block WA-285-P in the Browse Basin, Timor Sea, Western Australia. The gas and condensate field lies at a water depth of 280m.

Knarr Field, North Sea

Knarr (formerly Jordbaer) oil and gas field is located in production licence 373S of block 34/3 in the Norwegian North Sea.

The Valemon Gas Field Project, Norway

The Valemon field is located between production licences 050 and 193 in the Norwegian Sea. This gas and condensate field lies at a water depth of 135m.

Valhall Oilfield, North Sea

The Valhall field was discovered in 1975 and came online in 1982. It is operated by BP, which holds a 35.95% interest while the remaining 64.05% interest is held by Hess Norge.

Bream Area Project, Central North Sea

Bream Area Project involves the development of the Bream field, the Mackerel field and the Herring prospect located within the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

Ula Oil Field

Ula oil field lies in block 7/12 (PL019A) in the southern Norwegian section of the North Sea. It lies at a water depth

Montara Oil Field, Timor Sea

The Montara oil and gas field is located in the northern territory in block AC/RL3 650km west of Darwin in the Timor Sea

Competentia Appoints Group CEO

Competentia has announced the appointment of Geir Egil Olsen as CEO of the group with effect from 22 September 2014.

18 December 2014

Competentia corporate head office

Øvre Strandgate 124
PO Box 67
Stavanger
Møre og Romsdal
Norway

Argonauta

12012 Wickchester Lane , Suite 330
Houston, TX 77079
United States of America

Competentia Australasia

Ground Floor, 17 Ord Street
West Perth
Western Australia 6005
Australia

Competentia Europe

17 Waterloo Place
St James
London
SW1Y 4AR
United Kingdom

Competentia North America

12012 Wickchester Lane, Suite 330
Houston
TX 77079
United States of America

Australia: Brisbane

Level 18, Riverside Centre
123 Eagle Street
Brisbane
QLD 4000
Australia

Canada: Calgary

2500, 450-1st Street SW
Calgary
Alberta T2P 5H1
Canada

Japan: Tokyo

6F Sanno 2-1-2
Ota-ku
Tokyo 143-0023
Japan

Singapore

78 Shenton Way, #19-01
079120
Singapore

South Korea: Ulsan

2nd floor, 1023-5
Bangeo-Dong
Dong-Gu
Ulsan
South Korea

Trinidad

First Floor, Briar Place
10 Sweet Briar Road
St. Clair
Trinidad and Tobago

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