What industry do you work and what exactly are your skills?
I work in an internationally recognised oil company since 2012 as a junior geologist in training.
What prompted you to get into this kind of industry?
Through my academic training I always had the idea of working in the oil industry because it is a sector in the process of emergence in my country.
What are the qualifications and experience that you had to order to establish yourself and thus become a professional in your industry?
I had to build my experience as a geologist probe in the oil field, Mboundi Congo Brazzaville; I had to spend more than seven months on the bench at the University for professional master entitled “Integrated Petroleum Geo-science IPGC3 Race “at the University of Perugia and Eni Corporate University ECU Italy.
What is the most difficult aspect of your field of work?
The most challenging aspects in line of work entail living for long periods outside my country with loads of stress.
And how to overcome these challenges do you manage?
It’s easier for me to deal with such challenges by forgetting them and reminding myself that life is everywhere so make the most of it.
What was the highlight of your career?
Interacting with people abroad from different countries and from my own country has been one of the highlights in my career.
If someone starts as a trainee / beginning in your line of work, what could they earn wages?
Roughly between 3000 to 4000 US dollars.
What this person can expect to earn after 10 years of experience?
Roughly between 8000 to USD $ 10,000.
Who is your role model and why?
My current CEO who is a geologist like me and achieved all the necessary steps as a geologist within the company and with his level of knowledge…. he inspires me a lot.