Author: Women Offshore

New Book: Breaking the GAS Ceiling

We have exciting news! A brand new book titled, Breaking the GAS Ceiling: Women in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry is due out soon! Breaking the GAS Ceiling: Women in the Offshore Oil & Gas industry is the result of author Rebecca Ponton’s desire to record and preserve a missing piece of the history of the offshore oil and gas industry, which is the role of women’s contributions to the sector. In the book, which has been said to read like a collection of short stories, Rebecca has written “condensed biographies” of 25 women of various nationalities, ages,...

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Marine Pilot, Captain Andrea Morrison

Meet Andrea Morrison, a native of Riverside, California, and now a Deputy Branch Pilot with the Aransas-Corpus Christi Pilots. Andrea holds a U.S. Coast Guard Master of Unlimited Tonnage License and is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy with a BS in Maritime Operations and Technology. She has worked on ships for the past 7 years and WomenOffshore was fortunate to connect with Andrea to find out more about her impressive career: Andrea, what inspired you to work on the water? “I went to Kings Point to be commissioned in the US Navy; but when I went to sea as a Cadet,...

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Navigate Your Career

WomenOffshore is working with leading industry experts to bring you resources for supporting career advancement! We have prepared several posts for our launch. We write about the challenges of offshore life, as well as stepping up within our careers as we grow and excel. An inspiring example of growing with one’s career was written in a piece by one of our team members, Elyse Knudsen.  Elyse had been a performer with Disney On Ice before she took her career path in a completely different direction by becoming a Safety Advisor on a drillship.  Read all about her humourously inspiring lessons...

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