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Wintershall Calls for Better German Oil, Gas Regulation
Monday, June 29, 2015 Wintershall warns of job losses in Germany's oil and gas industry as it calls for a proportionate regulatory framework for the sector in the country.
How to Beat Workplace Shyness, Advice from Mary, an IT Manager at Shell
Friday, June 26, 2015 Mary Jarrett became "successfully shy" with the support of her colleagues. Discover how overcoming her struggle with shyness has set her on track to fulfilling her career potential.
Rigzone 2Q Survey Reveals Oil, Gas Companies Reluctant to Hire
Thursday, June 25, 2015 Rigzone's 2Q global hiring survey reveals oil and gas companies' reluctance to increase hiring efforts in the near term.
Statoil Streamlines Operating Model, Seeks Cost Efficiency
Thursday, June 25, 2015 Statoil announces that it will streamline its operating model in order to become more cost efficient and fit for the future.
ExxonMobil VP Shares Industry Career Perspectives
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Margaret Mattix of ExxonMobil stresses the importance of being open and identifying behavioral strengths when navigating a career path.
Norway Oil-Rig Unions in Last-Chance Talks to Avoid Strike
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Norwegian oil-rig unions and employers start government-backed mediation in a final bid to avoid a strike that could shut down two North Sea oil fields.
A Guide to Organizational Planning during a Downturn
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 The industry downturn serves as an opportune time for oil and gas companies to focus on their organizational planning.
Qatar Petroleum Says Has Laid Off Staff, To Exit Non-Core Areas
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Qatar Petroleum has completed a restructuring which involved laying off some foreign staff, although no Qatari employees were let go, CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi says.
Pipeline Company TransCanada Says Cuts 185 Jobs
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 TransCanada eliminates 185 jobs following a restructuring of its major projects department.
Swift: More than 150,000 Jobs Lost in Oil, Gas
Friday, June 19, 2015 Swift Worldwide Resources reports that the number of oil and gas jobs lost globally exceeds 150,000.
London College Sees 300% Enrollment Spike in Oil, Gas Management Course
Thursday, June 18, 2015 College official credits London's reputation for oil, gas startups as reason for spike in course enrollment.
Norway Oil Rig Workers Threaten Strike if Wage Talks Fail
Thursday, June 18, 2015 574 Norwegian rig workers could go on strike from next Thursday if a wage settlement is not reached.
PETRONAS to Keep Staff Size Despite Lower Profits
Thursday, June 18, 2015 PETRONAS has no intention to lay off its 50,000 local and foreign staff despite lower profits arising from the decline in oil prices.
UK Oil, Gas Sector Must Be 'Sustainable' at $60 per Barrel
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Oil & Gas UK Chief Executive Deidre Michie says unions, governments, regulators and trade associations must work together to secure a future for the UK oil and gas industry.
National Oilwell Varco to Cut 1,500 Norwegian Jobs
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 US oilfield equipment maker National Oilwell Varco will cut its Norwegian workforce by 1,500 by the end of 2015, it says.
Report: Canada Could Lose 185,000 Oil, Gas Jobs in 2015
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 A study finds that Canada may lose 185,000 oil and gas jobs in 2015 due to falling commodity prices.
Statoil Confirms 1,500 Potential Job Losses by 2016
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Statoil announces that up to 1,500 employees and more than 500 consultants could be released by the end of 2016, confirming Dagens Naeringsliv's report last Friday.
Ceona Appoints New CEO
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 UK-based subsea constructor Ceona appoints Mark Preece as the new Chief Executive Officer.
Canadian Drillers' Group Sees More Than 25,000 Jobs Lost
Monday, June 15, 2015 The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors slashed its 2015 drilling forecast for a second time, forecasting that more than 25,000 jobs will disappear because of weak oil prices.
Sustainability Is Next Energy Business Focus
Friday, June 12, 2015 Energy leaders discuss coming workforce, safety issues in the industry.
Total Celebrates Anniversary of its CLOV FPSO, Offshore Angola
Friday, June 12, 2015 France's Total celebrates the anniversary of its CLOV FPSO, offshore Angola, with videos of the working lives of two of its employees on board the vessel.
More Than 2,000 Potential Job Losses in Norway by 2016
Friday, June 12, 2015 Statoil and Aker Solutions could potentially lay off 2,200 employees by the end of 2016 due to cost cutting operations.
Survey Shows Less Confidence in UKCS as Operators Cut Costs
Thursday, June 11, 2015 A survey from Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce shows the UK offshore industry has less confidence as an SPE event in London reveals some of the measures operators are taking to cut costs.
Magellan Reappoints Ex-Chief Financial Officer
Thursday, June 11, 2015 Junior energy firm Magellan Petroleum Corporation announces the appointment of Antoine J. Lafargue as the company's new Senior Vice President – Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary.
Exploring Geology on the Shell Graduate Programme
Thursday, June 11, 2015 Shell Exploration Geologist Tamara Morales Rua explains why joining the Shell Graduate Programme kept her passion for geology alive.
Analysis: UK North Sea Strike Threat
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 In the wake of the recent call for strike action in the UK North Sea, Rigzone takes a closer look at the Offshore Contractors Association's proposed changes.
AGL Energy Announces Three New Executive Appointments
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 AGL Energy Limited announces three executive appointments, following an organization restructure earlier in the year.
Millennials: Job Hopping or Advancing Careers?
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 Recent statistics show younger workers are more apt to voluntarily leave jobs and believe they can find jobs quicker than their older counterparts.
Outlook: Is there a Role for Digital Credentials in Oil, Gas
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 Rigzone explores the use of digital credentials in the world of oil and gas and their possibilities in job search and hiring.
Getenergy Global to Host Education, Training Delegates in London
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 The 11th Annual Getenergy Global event will host senior delegations from 43 nations all seeking new opportunities and partnerships in education and training for the oil and gas industry.
Source: Siemens Targets Agreement over Jobs Cuts this Summer
Monday, June 08, 2015 German industrial group Siemens aims to strike an agreement over job cuts with workers' representatives this summer, according to company's head of personnel, Janina Kugel.
Lloyd's Register Discusses Technology, Millennials at New Training Center
Thursday, June 04, 2015 Guests tour the open house of Lloyd's Register's new 36,000-square-foot training center in Houston.
How to Maximize Your Time at a Job Fair
Thursday, June 04, 2015 Careers editor Valerie Jones shares tips for candidates to maximize their time spent at job fairs.
Saka Energi Emerges as Serious Player in Indonesia Oil, Gas Industry
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 PT Saka Energi is being taken more seriously in Indonesia's upstream oil and gas sector, having grown by making several asset acquisitions in the last few years.
EnerQuip to Create 16 Jobs in Oil & Gas Services Industry
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 A new oil and gas services company launching in Scotland is expected to create 16 new jobs.
Shale to Play Significant Role in Mexico's Energy Reform Success
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 A recent report outlines the landscape that oil and gas operators face in delving into Mexico's reformed energy sector.
Apache Streamlines Operations, Cuts Tulsa Office
Monday, June 01, 2015 Following billions of dollars in divestitures, Apache restructures organization to focus on asset priorities.
Aqualis Opens Aberdeen Office as it Seeks to Expand
Monday, June 01, 2015 Offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Office opens a new office in Aberdeen as it seeks to add experience consultants to its business.
MOL Group Announces Freshhh 2015 Winners
Friday, May 29, 2015 MOL Group announces the winners of the Freshhh 2015 competition, which sees students from all over the world compete in technology and business strategy simulations related to the oil and gas industry.
Management 101: Lessons, Tips and Advice from Former GE CEO Jack Welch
Friday, May 29, 2015 Former GE Chairman and CEO Jack Welch shares his experiences and strategies for managing employees.
Report: Long-Term Focus Needed to Solve Oil, Gas Talent Crisis
Thursday, May 28, 2015 A report by KPMG and Rigzone shows that oil and gas companies should implement long-term approaches to address the talent crisis.
Nigerian Oil Union Shuts Down Halliburton Operation Over Job Cuts
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Nigeria's main oil union has shut down local operations of Halliburton in protest against job cuts, the trade body says.
Four Cenovus Energy Executives to Retire in 2015
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Cenovus Energy announces that four of its executives are scheduled to retire this year.
Military Vets in Oil, Gas: Future Outlook for Vets in the Industry
Monday, May 25, 2015 Experts offer first-hand advice to military veterans and recruiters about the future of veterans in the oil and gas industry.
Cenergy Acquires Control Zone Solutions to Offer Safety Solutions Globally
Friday, May 22, 2015 Cenergy acquires Louisiana-based Control Zone Solutions and plans to offer safety solutions to clients globally.
Unite Joins GMB in Calling for North Sea Strike Action
Friday, May 22, 2015 In a statement to Rigzone, UK trade union Unite states that it will issue a legal notice to the OCA.
Military Vets in Oil, Gas: Transitioning and Recruitment Strategies
Friday, May 22, 2015 Rigzone speaks with military veterans about their experiences transitioning into oil and gas and addresses the challenges facing transitioning vets today.
Norwegian Oil Drillers Call in Mediator after Wage Talks Fail
Friday, May 22, 2015 Wage talks involving thousands of Norwegian offshore oil workers break down, raising the risk of a strike that could disrupt oil exploration and efforts to raise production.
Public Perception Still a Barrier to More Women Pursuing STEM
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Senior female leaders in science and engineering discuss how to change the public perception of women in STEM at a KPMG Global Energy Conference breakfast.
88 Energy Appoints New General Manager for Alaskan Operations
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 88 Energy Limited announces the appointment of Erik Opstad as the general manager of the company's Alaskan operations.
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