Top 5 Jobs in Demand in 2013



Oil and gas companies are expected to spend approximately $723 billion in exploration and production spending in 2014, up 6.1 percent from the previous year, according to a recent Barclays report. The booming industry coupled with the Great Crew Change – a demographic shift caused by the retirement of the Baby Boom generation – has created an increased need for workers.

As companies seek to fill these roles, and more and more jobs are sought out, here's a list of the top five positions companies were looking for in 2013, according to the Rigzone Career Center.

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Johnnyoil | Dec. 26, 2013
I just graduated with a mechanical engineering degree, also have been interning for an oil company for over year. Hope this pays off!


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