Month: December 2017

Dare Greatly in 2018

Thank you for supporting Women Offshore in 2017.  We launched this year with hopes of connecting with women around the globe.  By sharing and engaging, you helped us make that happen! Women Offshore has grown thanks to the many women and men who have publicly shared and spread the word about the resources available on our site.  Our vision of a global reach has been made possible by each and every one of our readers and contributors.  And for that, we are deeply grateful to you all! As we celebrate the women in our industry – sharing their accomplishments...

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Women With Energy Summit 2018

Women Offshore invites you to attend the Women with Energy Summit 2018. Connect with energy professionals and expand your professional development in the offshore energy sector. The Offshore Energy Center (OEC) Society and the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum & Education Center will host the Women with Energy Summit on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m at 1811 Briar Oaks Lane in Houston, Texas. Come learn from energy executives as they share their expertise. This will be a dynamic event, connecting women within the offshore and energy industries and providing professional development experiences. Engage in interactive networking activities, titled: Energy Leaders...

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Facilities Engineer Alli Johnson

Meet Alli Johnson from Dallas, Texas. Alli has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas Tech University and is a Facilities Engineer, in a commissioning process engineer role for a large offshore hook-up and commissioning campaign in Angola, Africa. Her campaign is currently in the tail-end of commissioning a large platform and has been preparing to commission a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) plant. Women Offshore‘s team member, Elyse Knudsen, recently caught up with Alli to find out more about her career and what motivates her to work on the water. Here’s what Alli had to say: Alli,...

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Build a Support System & You’ll Never Walk Alone

Whether on an oil rig that is 100 miles offshore, or a merchant ship that’s 1000, a maritime career sometimes feels like a lonely one, especially for a woman. A couple hundred feet of cold steel. Berthing quarters that are more utilitarian than comforting. And you are sometimes surrounded by strangers, and often the only woman. Overcoming loneliness and the feelings of depression that might accompany it are aspects of wellness that cannot be overlooked.  A support system is be a vital part of the wellness puzzle, every bit as important as your diet and exercise. We have talked...

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Second Mate Max Kantor

Meet Max Kantor from Huntington Beach, California. Max is a graduate of California Maritime Academy, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Transportation and a USCG Unlimited Tonnage Third Mate License. For almost 7 years, Max has worked on the water. She has experience on a research vessel, crude oil tankers and tugs. Max upgraded her Third Mate License and now holds a USCG Second Mate License. She has also earned a USCG 1600 Tons Master’s License. When we heard about what Max had been up to recently, we were excited to feature her career. Max currently works...

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