About the same time she noticed it was missing, she says the only other woman on the rig mentioned that the same clothing hook had appeared in her room out of the blue. They opened the hook and found what she says was actually a covert, motion-activated recording device. Inside, she says, was a tiny camera and memory card capable of holding footage. After plugging the memory card into her own computer, she says she saw footage of her colleague being unsuspectingly recorded. Assuming the worst, she says she could only conclude that she too was recorded in the previous days. She says she believes the footage of herself had already been downloaded by the perpetrator by the time she got to look at the video. In the oil and gas industry, women make up a relatively small percentage of the workforce. Day-to-day life as a woman in such a male-dominated industry has — perhaps unsurprisingly — resulted in mixed experiences. By Xian Chiang-Waren on Apr 1,
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On land, I am usually the only chick out of 30 or so. Sometimes you would have one other girl on site, but almost never more than one. You should hear some of the jokes. Let me just say what I want to say! Get a bunch of blokes together and anything goes.
Life on an oil rig, as I imagine it. Image via. On the surface, oil rigs come with a particular masculine vibe. Maybe it's the fact Bruce Willis and all his world-saving pals from Armageddon were rig workers, and the fact this is about the only reference point I've got. Or maybe there's truth to the notion that total isolation and dangerous, often filthy work appeals predominantly to men. To find out, I reached out to three women who'd worked on oil rigs around Australia. I wanted to ask them whether life as a female rig worker is as strange as I imagine it, and to get a sense of what it's like out there, on those mini floating worlds populated almost entirely by dudes who look like the guy above. No one wanted to provide a photo so here are some rigs. Image by Flickr user tsuda. VICE: Can you describe your job in a nutshell?