Statoil is an international energy company with operations in 35 countries. Building on 40 years of experience from oil and gas production on the Norwegian continental shelf, we are committed to accommodating the world's energy needs in a responsible manner, applying technology and creating innovative business solutions. We are headquartered in Norway with approx. 21,000 employees worldwide, and are listed on the New York and Oslo stock exchanges.
The Exploration (EXP) business area represents an exciting centre of expertise and career development. Statoil is a leading global exploration company, focusing on early access at scale, drilling high impact wells and exploiting core positions, supported by a strong technology strategy.
To ensure an efficient recruitment process, please be informed that you may apply for a maximum of three summer internship adverts. Please state your order of preference and priority regarding discipline and location in each application. Job locations: Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim, Stjørdal, Harstad and Oslo. The Exploration and Petroleum Technology networks are looking for summer interns within the geology, geophysics, petrophysics and petroleum data management disciplines in different operational assets, support teams and research.

Job description

  • Various geological, geophysical and petrophysical tasks in relevant organizational unit


  • No more than 1 year of relevant experience (please note research under a PhD are not be considered relevant experience)
  • Have completed at least 2 years of relevant bachelor studies
  • By summer 2017 you will have completed at least two years of relevant studies and will be on track to graduate with Bachelor, Master or PhD degree in 2018 or later
  • Excellent results obtained within your degree
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Additional languages are an advantage

Personal qualities

  • Compliant with the Statoil values
  • Analytical and strategic mind-set
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Contribute to a good working environment
  • International mindset and the ability to work in a multicultural environment

We offer

Our summer internships give you the opportunity to get valuable hands- on work experience in Statoil. Through the internship you get the chance to widen your professional network and develop yourself on a personal and professional level. Statoil offers competitive salary for the internship period according to the progress in your studies. Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture. Please note that Statoil will not support accommodation costs and travel costs to and from assignment location.

General information

Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please apply in English. Please attach your CV in English, as well as copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language). Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point. Our values are to be courageous, open, hands-on and caring. We believe in these qualities which are essential for building an even stronger Statoil. If you can identify with these values, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process. Contact details: Andrew Mark Robinson (Exploration): +47 90164574, Geir Kolbjørn Sagerup (Petroleum Technology): +47 41562241.