People & Careers

Job Opportunities

Oil Search is an oil and gas exploration and production company with its primary operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG). We employ more than 1,000 people in a diverse range of roles in PNG. We are also a material stakeholder in the PNG LNG Project, a major liquefied natural gas project operated by ExxonMobil. In addition, we have oil and gas exploration activities in the Middle East/North Africa and have a range of corporate activities in Sydney and Port Moresby.

As a PNG company since 1929, we are always keen to hear from any PNG citizens with good qualifications and strong industrial experience. In particular, we welcome applications from PNG citizens who are experienced oil and gas operational and technical engineering specialists.

Oil Search is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We accept and value diversity and encourage applications from all, regardless of gender, age, race or ethnicity. We do give preference to PNG citizens for all roles within PNG. For rotational roles and Sydney corporate roles based in Australia, we follow Australian Government guidelines and require applicants to have appropriate Australian residential status.

For a current list of vacancies or to express interest in future opportunities, please visit our careers website


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