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Eximius Energy launches technology oil and gas practise

The new Practice has been created to meet increasing client demand for information technology professionals as the energy sector strives to increase efficiency and automate processes.

Sources put current estimates for the level of unstructured data in the oil and gas industry at up to 80 percent. In addition, a recent Microsoft study concluded that a third of oil and gas executives expect their data storage needs to double in the two years to May 2015. The industry is responding with increased IT spend and further development of energy specific software.

The Eximius Energy Technology Practice will serve the industry by placing highly specialised IT professionals across the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia. The Practice is equipped to partner with operators of all sizes from super majors to start ups, oilfield services, consultancies, EPC contractors, FPSO/rig operators, commodity houses and energy trading companies.

Specialist technology areas encompass:

•             Development technologies (Java, C#, C, VB, Sharepoint)

•             Openlink

•             Big Data, Data warehousing and ERP

•             Business Analysts, Project Managers

•             Senior Appointments

•             Infrastructure and Information Security

Recruiting experts combine an indepth understanding of IT with extensive knowledge of the sector to enable them to source the best talent in the market. The Practice works to develop long term partnerships, offering a consultative, tailor made service for every client.

Eximius Energy has appointed Az Lasmi, Manager, to lead the Technology Practice. Az has 16 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, with a focus on placing candidates with development technology experience. He successfully set up the Java and engineering desk at Cititec Associates. Az has also presented at conferences such as Scala days and Devoxx.

Az commented: “I’m thrilled to be given the opportunity to develop the Technology Practice for Eximius Energy. I am motivated by the company’s culture, meritocracy and excellent reputation within the sector. I look forward to building a highly successful, market leading practice”.

Co-founder and managing director, Ed Stevens commented, “We are delighted that Az is joining Eximius Energy. His appointment moves us a step closer to achieving our objective of offering our oil and gas clients a highly specialised solution”.

Stevens continued, “We are seeing high demand for a specialist technology oil and gas offering. As the market becomes more complex, our clients’ requirement for highly specialised candidates is not being met by generalist technology recruitment agencies. We are combining technology expertise with long standing oil and gas knowledge to offer a niche Technology Practice which is purely focused on servicing the oil and gas industry.”

Eximius Energy focuses on the appointment of mid to senior professionals, on both a staff and contract basis. It works across the UK, Europe and Asia, and subsectors encompassing subsurface drilling and completions engineering, procurement and construction and subsea engi


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