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Starting Out As An Exploration Geoscientist With Shell
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Shell profiles Helen Doherty, Exploration Geoscientist for Upstream International New Ventures: Sub-Saharan Africa.
Oil, Gas Companies Adjust to Social Media, Multi-Generation Workers
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Multi-generational workforces, using social media, pose challenges while offering opportunities for oil and gas companies.
Pennsylvania Benefits from Oil, Gas Extraction in the State
Friday, November 21, 2014 Oil and gas drilling in Pennsylvania is creating thousands of new jobs and providing funds to the state for infrastructure improvements.
Studies Highlight Job, Economic Potential of Expanding US Offshore Leasing
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Opening additional areas of the US Outer Continental Shelf could create over 800,000 jobs and generate significant government revenues, according to studies by API and NOIA.
Statoil Changes Staff Pension Scheme
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Norway's Statoil shifts from a defined benefit pension scheme to one that is based on defined contributions.
EarthStream Assesses Impact of Lower Oil Prices on Oil, Gas Job Market
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Energy recruitment firm EarthStream assesses the impact of the recent decline in oil prices on the oil and gas job market.
KPMG: Thought Leaders Discuss Challenge of Energy Industry's Talent Gap
Friday, November 14, 2014 Recent survey results shed light on the talent shortage in the energy industry, what caused it, and what can be done to alleviate it.
DeSanctis: Embracing Diversity to Overcome Energy Challenges
Friday, November 14, 2014 The oil and gas industry faces challenges from fracking in shale formations, but there are also opportunities, as well.
Surge in Petroleum Engineering Increases Energy Focus at Univ. of Wyoming
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 The University of Wyoming adds a drilling rig and makes changes to its energy program to better prepare a growing number of future energy graduates for their careers.
API Study: Getting More Women into Oil, Gas Careers
Friday, November 07, 2014 As the need for new oil and gas workers grows, new opportunities are becoming available for women and non-whites with an education in technical fields.
Seven Winners at 'Biggest Ever' Oil & Gas UK Awards
Friday, November 07, 2014 Aberdeen sees 650 people from across the UK oil and gas industry gather to honor the country's most innovative and enterprising companies and professionals.
NES Global Talent Establishes Office in Japan
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 NES Global opens new office in Yokohama, Japan as recruitment activity rises.
Oil Price, Industry Costs Dominate Debate at SPE Amsterdam Meet
Monday, October 27, 2014 The oil price and the need for the oil and gas sector to reduce its operating costs dominate the debate at the opening session of the SPE's Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam.
Inside BP's Upstream Learning Center
Friday, October 24, 2014 Rigzone takes a look around BP's new Upstream Learning Center in Sunbury near London.
Study: Oil, Gas Drilling Activities Provide Major Economic Stimulus for US
Friday, October 24, 2014 Oil and gas exploration and production account for much of the growth in employment and economic activity across the country, an analytical study said.
Energy Day Encourages Students to Seek STEM-Related Careers
Monday, October 20, 2014 The fourth annual Energy Day Festival in Houston set attendance records as it promoted STEM-related careers.
Det Norske Completes Marathon Oil Norge Acquisition
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Det norske oljeselskap completes its acquisition of Marathon Oil Norge, with its chief executive stating there would be no redundancies as a result of the takeover.
UK's Cygnus Project to Support 4,800 Skilled Jobs during Build Phase
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 The Cygnus gas project in the UK zone of the southern North Sea will support more than 4,820 skilled jobs during its 5-year construction phase.
Aberdeen Event to Focus on Professional Development
Monday, October 13, 2014 Young professionals from across the oil and gas sector will come together in an Aberdeen event focusing on career development.
TIPRO: Oil, Gas Employment and Production Up in Texas, US
Friday, October 10, 2014 Texas leads the way as the United States' energy industry employment and production grows, a new report says.
Supply Chain Bottlenecks Threaten North Sea Decommissioning
Thursday, October 09, 2014 Engineering firm Arup says supply chain bottlenecks, including a lack of skilled workers, will prove to be a key challenge for decommissioning of UK North Sea infrastructure.
Earthstream Sees Most Subsea Firms in Singapore Raising Head Count by 20%
Thursday, October 09, 2014 Three-fifths of Earthstream's subsea-focused clients in Singapore plan to raise head count by 20 percent or more this year.
Interview Tips for Getting that Oil, Gas Job
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 Rigzone talks to five recruitment professionals who work in the oil and gas industry about the dos and don'ts of interviewing for a job in the sector.
Subsea UK Launches 2015 Awards
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 The 2015 Subsea UK Awards launches with entries being sought from companies and individuals involved in the UK's subsea sector.
Paper: Statoil Plans to Cut Another 500 Jobs
Friday, October 03, 2014 Statoil plans to lay off an additional 500 workers on top of already announced plans to eliminate up to 1,400 positions, financial daily Dagens Naeringsliv says.
Exxon CEO Says Lifting Crude Export Ban Would Create US Jobs
Thursday, October 02, 2014 Scrapping a decades-old ban on US crude oil exports would spur job creation and boost energy security by encouraging new investment that lifts production, Rex Tillerson says.
Vallianz Acquires Offshore Manpower Services Firm OER for $27.7M
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Vallianz Holdings acquires Singapore-based OER Holdings, an offshore industry manpower services provider, for $27.7 million.
University of Pittsburgh Offers Safety Engineering Certificate Program
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Safety engineering is the focus of a new certificate program offered at the University of Pittsburgh for graduate students.