E5: Peter Jacobs from Foraco

Episode Highlights

Ever wondered what it takes to go from a newbie offsider to a seasoned industry leader?

In this episode of Drilling and Chilling, we're kicking back with the one and only Peter Jacobs, a true legend in the drilling game.

From battling rough seas on crayfishing boats to tackling the brutal Canadian winters, Peter's career has taken him all over the globe. We hear about his early days as a mechanic-turned-offsider, his adventures setting up drill rigs in the remote corners of Australia and Papua New Guinea, and his experiences leading teams through the ups and downs of the mining industry.

He also talks about the importance of embracing technology, building a resilient team, and adapting to the ever-changing landscape of the drilling industry.

So grab a cold one and get ready for some serious inspiration and insider knowledge. This episode of Drilling and Chilling is one you won't want to miss!

Drillin' and Chillin' is a CorePlan podcast, with new episodes dropping on YouTube and Spotify. Share your thoughts by emailing gday@coreplan.io.

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E5: Peter Jacobs from Foraco
Drilling industry legend Peter Jacobs shares his incredible journey from offsider to industry leader. Peter's battled rough seas, braved Canadian winters and conquered remote drilling sites across Australia and Papua New Guinea. Plus - the secret to leading good teams.
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