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Statoil to Keep Fields Operating Even if Norway Oil Workers Strike
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Statoil will initially keep oilfields operating even if negotiations set for June 30 to July 1 fail to avert a strike that would halt output at others.

BLOG: Don't Expect Expat Oil, Gas Staff Increase in Libya Anytime Soon
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 With Libya's oil and gas industry currently in a fractured state, IOCs are unlikely to increase their expat recruitment drives in the country in the near future.

Empty Houses And Jobless Maids: Indonesia's Expat Exodus Gathers Pace
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Foreign workers are leaving Indonesia at an increasing rate due to the slump in commodity prices that has forced resource firms to slash jobs even as the government introduced tighter regulations on expatriates in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

Meet the Students Changing the World with Shell Ideas360
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Five student teams from around the world meet this week in London in the latest stage of their quest to win the Shell Ideas360 innovation competition.

Higher Oil Prices Don't Equal Increase in Hiring ... Yet
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Texas oil economist says if oil prices continue to increase, employment gains could take place as soon as early fall.

Norwegian Unions Say 755 Oil, Gas Workers Could Strike
Monday, June 27, 2016 About 755 Norwegian workers on seven oil and gas fields could go on strike, hitting output from western Europe's top producer, if a new wage deal is not agreed before a Friday deadline, trade unions say.

Can Oil, Gas Workers Find Resilience through Sector Switching?
Monday, June 27, 2016 Being open to opportunities outside of upstream may be key to staying employed in the oil and gas industry during the downturn.

Argentina Oil, Gas Workers Call 20-hour Wage Strike
Monday, June 27, 2016 Some 24,000 Argentine oil workers hold a 20-hour work stoppage on Monday over wage demands, the workers' labor union says, warning there may be further strikes if there is no agreement for a new salary contract.

BLOG:Throwing in the Towel? Some Oil, Gas Workers Choose to Leave Industry
Monday, June 27, 2016 Two years into the oil and gas downturn, displaced workers become weary of few job opportunities and explore other options.

Energy Layoffs Continue in Texas
Monday, June 27, 2016 Weatherford Artificial Lift Systems and Sun Fab Industrial Contracting will reduce workforces in Texas.

The Keys To Managing Employee Engagement
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Experts in the oil and gas industry share ways to identify and effectively manage employee engagement.

Maersk Appoints Soren Skou As New CEO To Replace Nils Smedegaard Andersen
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Danish shipping and oil company A. P. Moller-Maersk appoints Soren Skou as the new chief executive for the group.

VOG Appoints New CEO
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Victoria Oil & Gas plc appoints a new Group CEO, effective immediately.

From Engineer To Sommelier: Calgary's Laid-off Oil Workers Try Plan B
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Alejandro Rodriguez wants to be a sommelier. His previous experience: 20 years as an oil reservoir engineer.

Subsea 7 to Cut 1,200 Jobs By Early 2017
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Subsea 7 S.A. will cut 1,200 jobs by early 2017, according to a company statement released Wednesday.

Why Reverse Mentoring Could Work for Oil, Gas Companies
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Business leaders share how reverse mentoring programs helped their companies and how they might do the same for the oil and gas industry.

Swiber Names Yeo Chee Neng as CEO & President, Succeeds Francis Wong
Monday, June 20, 2016 Swiber Holdings names Yeo Chee Neng as CEO and president, succeeding Francis Wong who will now be the firm's vice chairman.

Leading through Change: Judy Marks Shares Her Experiences
Friday, June 17, 2016 Dresser-Rand's EVP shares how she has been able to lead through an ever-changing market.

Petroceltic Board Steps Down Following Survival Scheme Approval
Friday, June 17, 2016 The entire board of Petroceltic will step down after the Irish High Court approves the company's latest survival scheme.

COSL Appoints Qi Meisheng as CEO and President, Replaces Li Yong
Thursday, June 16, 2016 China Oilfield Services Ltd. (COSL) appoints Qu Meisheng as CEO and president following Li Yong's resignation.

Norwegian Oil Unions Threaten Drilling Rig Strike
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Nearly 300 employees on oil and gas drilling rigs off Norway could go on strike unless a wage deal is agreed by June 22, says the country's state-appointed mediator.

UAE's Mubadala Appoints Calily As CEO Of Energy Platform
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Abu Dhabi state-owned investment fund Mubadala on Wednesday said it appointed Ahmed Saeed al-Calily as chief executive of the group's energy platform.

CNOOC Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 CNOOC Limited appoints Yang Hua as its new CEO, amid a flurry of other managerial changes.

BLOG: Are Millennials More Disloyal than Older Workers?
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 What's the reason for the perceived notion that millennials hop around from job to job?

Brazil's Petrobras CEO Seeks To Cut Salaries
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to propose a deal with unions to reduce salaries and working hours at the state-run oil company to help cut a massive debt.

Aibel Appoints New President, CEO
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Mads Andersen will take over as the new Aibel President and CEO from January 1, 2017, following Jan Skogseth's decision to retire.

BLOG: Employment Attitudes Vary in Oil, Gas
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Oil and gas companies rely too much on workforce reductions as a means of cutting costs quickly, according to a Twitter poll conducted by Rigzone.

Hercules Offshore Lays Off 60 at Houston Headquarters
Monday, June 13, 2016 Hercules has begun laying off employees in Houston and anticipates a complete shutdown of facilities after the company filed for bankruptcy June 6.

BLOG: Attention Job-Seekers - Employers Care About Your Volunteerism
Monday, June 13, 2016 A Deloitte survey finds that job-seekers may be undervaluing their volunteer experience.

Iran Names Oil Company Finance Boss To Top Post As Output Surges
Monday, June 13, 2016 Iran appoints Ali Kardor to lead the state oil company, promoting him from the role of finance director as the country boosts crude output and seeks more than $100 billion in investment to revive its energy industry.

New Algerian Energy And Finance Ministers Named In Reshuffle
Saturday, June 11, 2016 Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika names new energy and finance ministers in a cabinet reshuffle.

Global Petroleum Appoints New Director
Friday, June 10, 2016 Global Petroleum Limited appoints Andrew John Draffin as a new non-executive director.

Offshore UK Jobs Will Fall By 120,000 This Year
Friday, June 10, 2016 Jobs supported by the UK's offshore oil and gas industry will have fallen by around 120,000 by the end of 2016, says Oil & Gas UK.

Beach Energy Names Morne Engelbrecht as CFO to Replace Kathryn Presser
Thursday, June 09, 2016 Beach Energy names Morne Engelbrecht to replace Kathryn Presser as chief financial officer.

UK Subsea Services Recruitment Falls amid Oil Price Drop
Thursday, June 09, 2016 92% of UK subsea companies will recruit less people than they did 12 months ago, according to a survey by industry body Subsea UK.

Pepperl+Fuchs to Bring 100 Jobs to Houston Area
Thursday, June 09, 2016 Process automation company is consolidating its operations and creating jobs for the Houston area.

Online Reputations: Why They Matter to Employers and Job Candidates
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Online reputations are crucial to employers who want to attract job candidates and job-seekers who want to build their professional brand. Rigzone explores how both groups can manage their digital footprints.

Saipem Names Gulio Bozzini as Chief Financial and Strategy Officer
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Saipem appoints Giulio Bozzini as chief financial and strategy officer as current chief financial officer Alberto Chiarini leaves for a new post in Eni.

World's Top Three Shipyards Seek To Raise $7.3B In Revamp
Wednesday, June 08, 2016 The world's three biggest shipyards plan to raise a combined $7.3 billion selling assets and cutting jobs as they seek to pare debt as part of a restructuring following losses last year.

GE Cutting Hundreds of Jobs in Texas
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 GE Oil & Gas cuts hundreds of jobs at facilities in Lufkin, Texas.

Petroplan Chief: Thousands of Jobs Heading to Mozambique
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 An employment boom is anticipated in Mozambique during the next four years, says Petroplan CEO Andrew Speers.

BLOG: How I Survived My Layoff
Monday, June 06, 2016 Careers Editor Valerie Jones offers personal experience of enduring through a layoff and bouncing back at work.

UK Oil, Gas Firms Plan Further Cost Cuts
Monday, June 06, 2016 Almost half of UK oil and gas firms are planning further cost cuts to help manage the impact of the industry downturn, according to the Bank of Scotland's report on the oil and gas industry.

How to Sell Trades Careers
Friday, June 03, 2016 It's often a family affair, say two well-placed sources.

US Jobs Report: Mining Down 10,000 Jobs
Friday, June 03, 2016 Oil and gas jobs in the US declined by the thousands in May.

Abu Dhabi's TAQA Says COO Edward LaFehr Resigns
Thursday, June 02, 2016 Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) says its chief operating officer, Edward LaFehr, is leaving the company for personal reasons.

Angolan President Appoints Daughter Head of State Oil Firm
Thursday, June 02, 2016 Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has appointed his daughter as head of state oil firm Sonangol, Angola National State Radio (RNA) reports.

Seadrill Appoints New Executive Vice President
Thursday, June 02, 2016 The board of Seadrill Limited appoints Anton Dibowitz as the executive vice president of Seadrill Management Ltd.

NOV to Lay Off 54 Workers Near Houston
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 National Oilwell Varco will lay off 54 workers near Houston.

Three Things Top Interns Do
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 Rigzone provides young professionals tips on how to set themselves apart as outstanding interns and better their chances of landing a job after completion.

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