From individual expert placement to complete offshore drilling crews, RichTerra can source and provide qualified, professional personnel for the most challenging offshore drilling projects. We achieve this through our database of highly experienced personnel and alliance partners which are currently working in every corner of the World. We remain aligned with our clients as an extension of their project team while working in conjunction with our client’s policies and procedures.

RichTerra supplies technical personnel for various types of platforms, rigs, barges in the Offshore & Energy Generation sector to clients who are active in the Oil & Gas, Offshore Wind Energy or Offshore Construction industries. We also supply crew for the offshore vessels that support and work with the platforms and rigs, including pipe laying, cable laying, construction vessels etc.

RichTerra handles all HR related issues, such as recruitment and selection, assessments, contracts and insurance, travel, pay-rolling as well as training and development. This allows our clients to focus on their core business practices. Our services include:

  • Crew Recruitment
  • Crew Supply
  • Crew Management
  • Accommodation & Galley Crews
  • Deck Crews
  • Platform Workers
  • Crew Change Management
  • Coordination of Services and Supplies
  • Supply Base Operations


Drilling jobs are usually contract and contract length can vary depending on the client and project requirements, although we do occasional recruit for in-house or staff Drilling Engineers or similar. Most jobs are rotational e.g. 14/14 or 28/28 but again, this will depend on client and project requirements. Drilling jobs can be onshore or offshore. Typical job roles we recruit for and supply include:

  • Drilling Crews
  • Directional Driller
  • Drilling Engineer
  • Drilling Fluids
  • Drilling Manager
  • Drilling Supervisor
  • Mud Loggers
  • MWD Engineers
  • Solids Controls Crew
  • Underbalanced Drilling Experts

We recruit at most levels and have well services jobs for operators, supervisors, engineers, managers and superintendents. We provide well services personnel to the following:

  • Service Companies
  • Operators
  • Super Operators
  • National Oil Companies
Skills that our consultants can offer include, but are not limited to:
  • Offshore and Onshore rigs
  • Jack Ups, Semi Submersibles, FPSOs, land rigs, drill ships, floating rigs
  • Deepwater, H2S, HPHT
  • Horizontal Drilling
  • Shale Gas, Tight Gas
  • Heavy Oil
  • Coal Bed Methane
  • Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD)
  • Underbalanced Drilling (UBD)
  • Extended Reach Drilling (ERD)
  • Multilateral Drilling
  • Gumbo, Sloughing Shale, Wellbore Stability, Hole Cleaning, Sweeps (Hi-Vis Sweeps and High Viscosity Sweeps), Spotting Pills
  • Air Drilling
  • Logging while drilling (LWD)
  • Measurements while drilling (MWD)
  • Deviated drilling
  • Drilling Fluids / Mud, Heavy Mud
  • Oil Based Mud (OBM), Synthetic Oil Based Mud (SOBM/SBM), Water Based Mud (WBM)
  • Solids Control
  • Drill Cuttings Injection (DCI), Cuttings Re-Injection (CRI)

RichTerra’s Drilling Solutions Team supplies Onshore and Offshore specialist personnel services to Operators and Drilling Contractors in Canada, China, South America, Middle East and Africa, We supply over 200 personnel currently and are looking to expand this in key areas such as the Middle East and Africa. Personnel we supply include but are not limited to:

  • Rig and Drilling Operations training and trainers
  • Drilling Engineers
  • Drilling Supervisors – Onshore and Offshore
  • Rig Managers
  • Tool Pushers
  • Drillers
  • Assistant Drillers
  • Mechanics
  • Electricians
  • Derrick men
  • Tank men
  • Roughnecks
  • Roustabouts
  • Rig move personnel, equipment and services
  • Gas protection personnel and services
  • Heavy and specialized equipment operators