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BP To Cut 275 Jobs In Alaska After Oil Field Disposals
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 BP says it will cut around 275 staff and contractor jobs in its Alaska operations in early 2015 following the sale of its interests in four oil fields in the North Slope area.
Oil & Gas UK Announces Finalists for 2014 Industry Awards
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Oil & Gas UK announces finalists in seven categories for its annual awards ceremony.
Oilfield Workforce Gets LOA to Supply Engineering Staff to Total in Brunei
Friday, September 12, 2014 Oilfield Workforce receives a letter of award from Total E&P Borneo to provide personnel for various engineering activities in Brunei.
OMV Selects 15 Women for Technical Scholarships
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 OMV announces that it will support 15 more young women students through technology-based degrees.
Rosneft Struggles To Grow As Sanctions Hit Russia's Oil Champion
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Rosneft cuts staff and production, while selling stakes in its Siberian fields, amid Western sanctions.
SPE to Host 'World First' Event on Workplace Discrimination
Monday, September 08, 2014 The Society of Petroleum Engineers (Aberdeen Section) will host a 'world-first event' next month to highlight workplace discriminatory issues within the oil and gas industry.
SD School of Mines Uses Shale Plays to Advance Research, Teach Students
Friday, September 05, 2014 Students in the shale research program at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology are studying the program's first core samples.
Combating The Global Skills Crisis
Friday, September 05, 2014 Andrew Speers discusses why the oil and gas sector needs to target transferable skills with sideways recruitment, and where it should ago on the hunt.
Northern Petroleum Rings Management Changes
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Northern Petroleum announces management changes to its exploration and technical director and COO roles.
BP Launches 'Ultimate STEM Challenge' for UK Schoolchildren
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 BP launches an "Ultimate STEM Challenge" to engage young schoolchildren with science and technology.
UH Takes Subsea Program to New Heights
Monday, September 01, 2014 Dr. Matt Franchek discusses the University of Houston's Global Subsea University Alliance.
Podcast: Back from the Ultimate Field Trip
Friday, August 29, 2014 Rigzone talks to Talbot Kingsbury about his experiences at BP's operations in Alaska and in Chicagoland.
Statoil at ONS: Aasta Hansteen Remains On Track for 3Q 2017
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Statoil is currently employing 200 people in northern Norway to work on its Aasta Hansteen gas field development, where drilling is set to start in 2016.
Building an International Technical Career with Shell
Friday, August 22, 2014 Senior Manager of Operations at the Shell Middle Distillate Synthesis plant Teo Mui Poh explains why she's been so happy in her 20-year career.
Maersk to Lay Off Portion of Houston Workforce
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Maersk will lay off some employees in its Houston office, but says its Houston operations will still play a key role in its operations.
Petroleum Engineers See Highest Increase in Median Average Salary
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Petroleum engineers see the highest increase in median annual salary since 2011, according to a recent report.
Orion: Finding Oil, Gas Talent from the Ranks of Military Veterans
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Orion is matching military veterans to career positions in the oil and gas industry.
Rigzone's CV/Resume Dos and Don'ts
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Rigzone talks to three recruitment professionals about how best to prepare your CV (or resume) for a job in the oil and gas industry.
Norwegian Union Settles Oil Industry Workers' Pay Dispute
Monday, August 18, 2014 SAFE accepts a pay deal for workers with oil service companies, calling off a strike that would have affected a Norwegian unit of Baker Hughes, an industry body says.
Energy Recruiting: Q&A with NES Global Talent's Futures Academy Director
Monday, August 18, 2014 NES Global Talent is developing recruiting talent to help energy companies acquire new workers.
ConocoPhillips Reaches Out To Put Veterans to Work
Thursday, August 14, 2014 ConocoPhillips works with recruiters for military veterans to find workers wanting a career in the oil and gas sector.
Total Says Cut Staff In Iraqi Kurdistan
Thursday, August 14, 2014 Total reduces its personnel working in the autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq, although work on the two oil blocks it operates continued as scheduled.
Shell To Cut 250 Onshore Jobs At Its Scotland North Sea Operations
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Shell plans to cut around 250 jobs at its onshore North Sea oil operations in Aberdeen as part of a business restructuring program.
PETRONAS Wins Asia's Best Employer Brand Award
Friday, August 01, 2014 Malaysia's PETRONAS wins the fifth Asia's Best Employer Brand Awards 2014.
MUA Withdraws Notice to Strike at Mermaid Dampier Supply Base in WA
Thursday, July 31, 2014 The Maritime Union of Australia withdraws notice to go on strike at the Mermaid Dampier Supply Base in Western Australia.
Survey: Energy Companies to Add 2000 Workers in the Marcellus Shale
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 The Marcellus Shale is providing workers in Pennsylvania and surrounding states with a variety of job opportunities, according to a new workforce survey.
Statoil Cut 1,000 Jobs during 2Q
Friday, July 25, 2014 Statoil reduces its headcount by around 1,000 employees and may cut up to 400 more positions.