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Chad Oil Drilling Workers Start Three-Day Strike over Pay
Sunday, March 09, 2014 1,600 workers in Chad's oil exploration sector begin a three-day strike.
Middle East Businesses to Increase Employee Headcount in 1Q 2014
Friday, March 07, 2014 Businesses in Dubai project an increase in new hires in the first quarter 2014 with the oil and gas industry employment outlook remaining strong throughout the year.
Shell Wants Scotland To Stay In UK As Oil Firms Opt For Stability
Thursday, March 06, 2014 Shell becomes the second oil major, after BP, to urge Scotland to stay within the UK ahead of the referendum planned for this September.
Talisman Sinopec Deal Secures 550 Jobs at Wood Group
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 A five-year deal to supply engineering and modification services to Talisman Sinopec Energy UK's North Sea assets secures approximately 550 onshore and offshore jobs at Wood Group.
Lone Star College Prepares Energy Students to Meet Industry Needs
Friday, February 21, 2014 Houston's Lone Star College is offering a wide variety of training and education for students interested in an energy career.
Houston College Masters Programs Prepare Future Energy Executives
Thursday, February 20, 2014 UH's energy-focused Bauer College of Business Administration and Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business prepare tomorrow's energy executives.
CEOs Bullish on Firms' Outlook, but Challenges Loom for Overall Industry
Thursday, February 20, 2014 Energy CEOs are bullish on individual company growth but see challenges for the industry's overall revenue growth on a number of fronts, a PwC survey finds.
Oil, Gas Compensation Declines for Second Year in a Row in North America
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Overall average compensation for North American oil and gas pros fell about 3% to $92,160 in 2013 from $94,722 in 2012.
Lansdowne Appoints New Commercial Director
Monday, February 17, 2014 Lansdowne Oil & Gas appoints Richard Slape as its new commercial director.
KT Maritime Services Australia's Shell Prelude FLNG Deal to Create 80 Jobs
Friday, February 14, 2014 KT Maritime Services Australia's contract from Shell to design, construct and operate three infield support vessels for the Prelude floating liquefied natural gas project off Western Australia will create 80 local jobs.
The Digital Engineer is Oil, Gas' Future
Friday, February 14, 2014 As the oil and gas industry filters out the baby boomers, the future will belong to the digital engineers.
Aasta Hansteen Development to Provide 200 Jobs
Friday, February 14, 2014 Statoil's Aasta Hansteen project, currently under development, is set to create 200 jobs in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
Shell Confirms it will Sell Anasuria, Nelson and Sean Installations
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Shell confirms plans to sell three assets in the UK North Sea after a newspaper reports that it briefed staff that it would dispose of the Anasuria, Nelson and Sean installations.
Eni Is 'Most Favored' Employer among New Italian Graduates
Monday, February 10, 2014 Young graduates in Italy rate the country's largest oil and gas company Eni as the Best Employer of Choice 2014 for the fourth year running.
UH Research Is Helping Oil, Gas Companies Maximize Production
Friday, February 07, 2014 University of Houston's professors and researchers work to optimize unconventional formations.
Private Sector Employment Outpaces Overall Gains in US Job Creation
Friday, February 07, 2014 Employment in the private sector continues to outpace overall gains, with 113,000 jobs added in January 2014, but the number of new positions fell short of economic projections.
New Oil, Gas Graduates Key to OMV's Recruitment Drive
Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Rigzone talks to Andrea Iro, head of upstream recruitment at Austria's OMV, about the company's plans to attract fresh oil and gas graduates as part of its wider recruitment drive.
SBM Offshore to Strengthen its Malaysian Hub
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 SBM Offshore's development of offshore engineering and construction expertise at its execution center in Malaysia will benefit local staff.
Study: Employees Are the Key to Industry Growth
Friday, January 31, 2014 As the demand for energy expands geographically, key personnel become the industry's ticket to growth.
Oilfield Services Provider Weatherford To Cut 7,000 Jobs
Thursday, January 30, 2014 Weatherford says it would cut 7,000 jobs and warns that its 4Q profit would miss its forecast, hurt by severe winter in North America and operational disruptions in the Middle East.
US Energy Companies Poised to Benefit from Mexico Energy Reform
Thursday, January 30, 2014 US energy companies are positioned to benefit from Mexico's energy reform, analysts say.
Women Who Shine: Q&A with Cindy Bigner
Monday, January 27, 2014 Halliburton's Sr. Director of Corporate Affairs & Diversity Initiatives Cindy Bigner discuss trends, ideas and the energy industry.
Australia Needs to Boost Oil, Gas Skill Development
Monday, January 27, 2014 Australia's resource firms need to build the specialist skills of their workforce as the sector moves away from construction to operations as major petroleum projects near completion.
Women Who Shine: Q&A with Margareth Ovrum
Friday, January 24, 2014 Statoil's Executive Vice President Technology, Projects and Drilling Margareth Ovrum discusses trends, technology and the new frontier in the oil and gas industry.
Hiring Intentions Rise for US Oil and Gas Professionals
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The majority of hiring managers in the oil and gas industry intend to hire more energy professionals in the first half of 2014 than the previous six months, a recent survey says.
Arrow Energy Cuts Around 250 Jobs at CSG Project in Queensland
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Arrow Energy cuts about 250 jobs from the firm's coal seam gas project in Queensland, Australia, according to a local newspaper.
Rockhopper CFO to Step Down Soon
Monday, January 20, 2014 Falkland Islands-focused Rockhopper Exploration confirms that its finance director is to step down in early 2014.
Petrobras To Streamline Costs With Voluntary Layoffs
Friday, January 17, 2014 Petrobras launches a voluntary layoff plan that could involve about 10% of its employees, the workers' union says.
Senergy Expects to Hire More Staff in London, Jakarta
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Senergy relocates to larger premises in London and Jakarta to accommodate a projected increase in the firm's global talent pool resulting from increased demand for its energy services.