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Job Market Particularly Strong for Deepwater Pros
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 A recruiter tells Rigzone that an uptick in deepwater activity has contributed to a marked increase in demand for riser, drilling and completion engineers worldwide.
GE Oil & Gas Looks to Tap Up and Coming Engineers
Friday, May 10, 2013 The next wave of oil and gas engineers shared some of the spotlight at this year's OTC, when GE highlighted its latest student survey results during the GE Oil & Gas Young Engineer Panel.
All Hands Aboard for Historic Offshore Hiring 'Spree'
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Amid the global offshore drilling boom, oil and gas companies look to hire more employees, focusing on experienced professionals and rig workers.
Getting Serious about Ex-Military Recruitment
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 The UK is getting serious about channeling former members of its armed services into oil and gas jobs, as the sector seeks to find 15,000 staff for UK roles during the next five years.
BP: Addressing the Skills Gap
Monday, May 06, 2013 Rigzone talked to leading executives at BP to find out how the energy major is addressing the skills gap that threatens to hold back growth in upstream amid the Great Crew Change.
Ex-Mil Recruitment Program Seeks Charity Status
Friday, May 03, 2013 Ex-Army officer wants charitable status for his program that helps former military personnel into the oil and gas industry.
Oil, Gas Industry Awareness Campaign Launched
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Oil & Gas UK launches a campaign to improve awareness and understanding of the oil and gas sector in the UK.
ConocoPhillips Donates to University of Houston's Energy Research Park
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 ConocoPhillips is donating $1 million to UH's growing Energy Research Park (ERP) and $125,000 to various engineering, science and business programs.
Brazil's Oil Boom Requires Skilled Professionals
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Brazil's job market and the upcoming round of bidding for offshore oil and gas concessions create a positive landscape for job seekers.
Transocean Cutting Positions, Closing Facilities in Onshore Business
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Transocean says it has started cutting positions and closing facilities tied to its onshore business, continuing the company's efforts to focus on the higher end of the offshore drilling market.
Oil Consultants Ltd. Recognized for Recruitment Efforts
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Oil Consultants wins second Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade in four years.
Addressing The Aberdeen Oil & Gas Skills Gap
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Eden Scott's Lee Clark believes that operators should have targeted the Aberdeen graduate market five years ago in order to efficiently tackle the Great Crew Change.
GE O&G to Host Careers Event this Weekend
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 GE Oil & Gas is hosting a careers showcase event at its Bristol, UK operation this Saturday as it seeks to fill 100 new positions.
Houston: Oil, Gas Boomtown
Thursday, April 11, 2013 Houston is becoming the energy industry's hub town, according to reports and statistics showcasing that the city's job market is flourishing.
Chevron Cuts CEO's Pay
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Chevron Corporation docks compensation for its CEO and two other top officials because of accidents last year.
Aberdeen Firms Make Key Appointments
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Aberdeen, Scotland-based firms announce a flurry of appointments.
Fifty-Three Percent of Oil, Gas Workers Would Quit over Training
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 Fifty-three percent of the oil and gas sector's employees would consider leaving the job over a lack of training and development opportunities, according to a BP-sponsored survey.
Petronas Staff Awarded One-Off Bonus
Tuesday, April 02, 2013 Malaysia's prime minister has told 40,000 Petronas employees that they will received a one-off bonus of $324 each.
Study: Fracking May Boost California's Economy, Adding 2.8M Jobs
Monday, April 01, 2013 If the Monterey shale play is responsibly developed, California could benefit through tax revenue, new jobs and an increase in GDP, according to a recent USC study.
XPD8 Clinches Work, Expands Workforce
Friday, March 29, 2013 XPD8 Solutions reports a strong start to 2013 after its condition monitoring team secured work and announced plans to expand its workforce.
EnerMech Scores Work for BG Group's North Sea Fields
Friday, March 29, 2013 EnerMech has been awarded a process services contract by BG Group for its UK North Sea assets including the Lomond, North Everest and Armada platforms.
New UK Oil, Gas Strategy to Secure Thousands of Jobs
Thursday, March 28, 2013 A new government strategy for the UK oil and gas sector will see measures to address skills gaps, including the retraining of ex-military personnel, and plans to boost supply chains.
Women Respond to Genuine Commitment in the Resources Workforce
Thursday, March 28, 2013 The traditionally male dominated resources sector is a tough nut to crack in terms of gender diversity, according to those at the forefront of changing the industry.
Canada the New 'Land of Opportunity'
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 With oil sands production steadily increasing, the need for skilled workers surges causing Canadian recruiters to look beyond its borders.
Total Seeks More Deepwater Drilling Supervisors, Superintendents
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 If you're a drilling supervisor or superintendent with deepwater experience, Total wants to talk to you.
Petrofac Training Services Unveils O&G eLearning Course
Monday, March 25, 2013 Petrofac Training Services launches "Introduction to Oil and Gas," a new eLearning course.
Technip Wins Top Employer Prize
Friday, March 22, 2013 Oilfield services firm Technip is among 20 European companies awarded the Top Employer in Europe 2013 prize.