More and more people applying to work on oil rigs

More and more people in the North West are exploring the possibility of working on oil or gas rigs.

That's the claim being made by Donegal-based company, Essentail Offshore.

The business say that they've seen an increase in people applying to work on oil and gas rigs during the recession.

And Khris Veldman, from Essential Offshore, says that the higher the price of the oil, the more jobs there are on oil rigs .

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