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Enbridge Cutting 1,000 Jobs in US and Canada
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Following the closing of its acquisition of Spectra Energy, Enbridge is trimming its workforce by 6%.

Oil, Gas Workers Rally in WV to Support Jobs
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 Hundreds of oil and gas workers and supporters rally at West Virginia's State Capitol to support jobs, news agencies in the US report.

Recruiter Check-In: What's Happening in Oil, Gas
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 As we near the end of the 1Q, recruiters weigh in on what the industry's current needs are and what we will see going forward in the recruitment space.

Petrochina's Head Of Crude Oil Trading Resigns, Replaced By Deputy
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 The head of crude oil trading at Chinese state energy giant PetroChina has resigned after 20 years with the company.

High Calibre Staff Helps EnerMech Secure Prelude FLNG Contract
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 The high calibre of its staff helps EnerMech secure a pre-commissioning subcontract with Technip Oceania Pty Ltd on the Shell Australia operated Prelude FLNG project.

Aker Solutions Secures Johan Sverdrup Phase 2 FEED Contract
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Aker Solutions secures a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract from Statoil for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup development offshore Norway.

HITS JIP Helps EM&I Increase Employment Opportunities
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 A Hull Inspection Techniques and Strategies (HITS) joint industry project, led by EM&I Group, has led to a number of new innovations which have increased employment opportunities throughout the company.

Acquisitions, Expansion To Boost Mammoth Frac Service Jobs By 300
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Acquisitions and further expansion to supply own frac sand needs, Mammoth Energy will hire about 300 people to service oil and gas drilling fleets this year.

BLOG: Ask the Careers Editor Series to Launch in April
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Rigzone launches a new initiative to answer your burning questions about employment in the oil and gas industry.

WWRA: What Would A Rookie Ask?
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Rigzone needs your help compiling a list of simple technical questions that a newcomer to the oil and gas industry might ask.

Wood Group Aims to Grow Employment in Long-Term Following Amec Deal
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Wood Group refuses to provide any detail on potential job losses as a result of its decision to buy Amec Foster Wheeler, but insists that its aim is on growing employment in the long term.

Algerian State Energy Firm Sonatrach Replaces CEO
Monday, March 20, 2017 Sonatrach has replaced Chief Executive Amine Mazouzi after less than two years on the job.

Statoil's Strategy Chief John Knight To Leave Oil Firm In 2019
Friday, March 17, 2017 John Knight, Statoil's head of global strategy and business development, will leave the Norwegian oil firm in 2019.

Semco Maritime Inks Deal with Maersk Oil and Gas; Will Add Offshore Jobs
Friday, March 17, 2017 Semco Maritime enters into its largest contract in company history with Maersk Oil and Gas to add jobs in the North Sea.

Study Like a CEO: Universities Attended by Europe's Top Oil, Gas Execs
Friday, March 17, 2017 Where, and what, did the CEOs of some of Europe's top oil and gas companies study?

BLOG: Filling the Petrotechnical Professionals Void in Oil, Gas
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Accenture Strategy executives discuss what the industry needs to do to address its impending shortage of upstream petrotechnical professional workers.

BP Appoints New Heads Of Production, Drilling As Output Set To Jump
Thursday, March 16, 2017 BP reshuffles its exploration and production division as the oil company readies for the biggest jump in output in its history.

Texas Energy Museum Serves as Piece of History, Educational Resource
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Beaumont, Texas is home to a museum that tells the history of Texas oil.

Facilities Ops Specialists in Demand in Middle East
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Region's oil and gas employers still need facility asset pros, consultant tells Rigzone.

New Pertamina Chief To Focus On Transparency, Energy Security
Thursday, March 16, 2017 The new head of Indonesian state energy firm Pertamina said he would focus on improving transparency and communications at the country's biggest company.

Indonesia Picks Plantations Firm Head As Pertamina CEO
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Indonesia has chosen Elia Massa Manik, head of the state holding company for the plantations industry, as the new chief executive of state energy firm Pertamina sources say.

Amec Foster Wheeler Secures 200 Jobs with Contract Win
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Amec Foster Wheeler secures around 200 jobs with the award of a contract extension by Centrica for its Morecambe Bay onshore and offshore gas production assets.

Over 800 Workers Demobilized From Ichthys LNG Tanks Project
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Laing O'Rourke Australia Construction has demobilized approximately 800 of its people from the Ichthys LNG Tanks Project in Darwin.

Norwegian Unions, Employers Agree Deal For 2.4% Wage Increase
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Norwegian labor unions and Norway's biggest employers' organization have agreed a wage deal for 2017, avoiding a strike, the two announced.

Amec Foster Wheeler Looking for Graduates in the UK
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting graduates in a number of disciplines in its Reading office in the UK.

Unite Demands Full Disclosure from Wood Group, Amec on Employment Plans
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 The UK's Unite union demands full disclosure from Wood Group and Amec Foster Wheeler on any employment plans that are part of a recently announced takeover.

Noble to Lay Off Workers Following Clayton Williams Acquisition
Monday, March 13, 2017 Following its acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Noble Energy will close Clayton's Midland office, resulting in the possible layoffs of almost 200 employees.

UK Students Still See Promise in Oil, Gas Careers in North Sea
Monday, March 13, 2017 A new report by OPITO reveals that the majority of UK students are still interested in pursuing careers in the region's oil and gas sector.

Russia's Rosneft Says Glencore CEO Nominated To Its Board
Friday, March 10, 2017 Ivan Glasenberg nominated to Rosneft board of directors.

Amec Foster Wheeler to Create 300 Jobs in Brunei After 'Major' Contract Win
Friday, March 10, 2017 Amec Foster Wheeler secures 'major' contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn Bhd (BSP) for the rejuvenation of assets in Brunei, which will see the company create over 300 local jobs.

Jobs Report: Oil, Gas Employment Sees Gains in February
Friday, March 10, 2017 Employment in oil and gas extraction and support activities for mining increased in February.

Statoil Scraps Plan To Build New Head Office After Job Cuts
Friday, March 10, 2017 Statoil ditches plans to build a futuristic-looking head office in Stavanger after cutting the size of its workforce by almost 3,000 in recent years.

Petroplan: Oil, Gas Recruitment Looks Set to Pick Up
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Global oil prices are now around the level where demand for talent looks set to pick up again, according to a new report from Petroplan.

HELP WANTED: What Would an Oil, Gas Newcomer Ask?
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Rigzone needs your help compiling a list of simple technical questions that a newcomer to the oil and gas industry might pose.

GE CEO's Pay Falls 35% to $21.3 Million Amid Weak Oil Market
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 The weak oil and gas market, coupled with slow demand for locomotives, weighed on growth efforts last year for GE.

Weatherford Names Former Halliburton CFO Its New Chief
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 As the newly appointed CEO of Weatherford International, former Halliburton finance boss Mark McCollum brings "instant credibility" to the embattled services company, analysts say.

ConocoPhillips CEO Talks Talent Shortage and Learning in the Downturn
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 ConocoPhillips' CEO Ryan Lance addresses the oil and gas industry's impending talent shortage during Houston's CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference.

BLOG: Survey Says Automation, Digitalization Good News for Industry
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 The majority of oil and gas workers think automation/digitalization will be a good thing, according to a Rigzone survey.

Permian Basin Refinery Project Would Create Hundreds of Jobs
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 West Texas facility would export to Mexico, South America.

Oil, Gas Leaders: Automation about Efficiency, Not Job Elimination
Monday, March 06, 2017 As the oil and gas industry adopts new, efficient ways of getting work done, it opens doors for new roles and skillsets.

ExxonMobil Gulf Initiative to Create 45,000 Jobs
Monday, March 06, 2017 A new initiative by ExxonMobil will build and expand manufacturing facilities along the US Gulf Coast.

Downturn Fails to Deter SPE Oil, Gas Bursary Program
Monday, March 06, 2017 The oil and gas industry downturn has failed to deter the Society of Petroleum Engineers Aberdeen 2017 bursary program, Ian Phillips, chairman of SPE Aberdeen said in a statement.

Searching for Talent: The Plight of Oil, Gas Companies
Friday, March 03, 2017 A report from a Houston-based executive search firm explores how oil and gas companies can develop technical leaders during the upswing of the downturn.

Where Did Your Next Boss Go To College?
Friday, March 03, 2017 Rigzone examines where top CEOs achieved higher education and which academic focus the pursued.

OGA Appoints New Director
Thursday, March 02, 2017 The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) appoints Tom Wheeler as Director of Regulation, effective immediately, following the retirement of Simon Toole.

BLOG: Oil, Gas Industry Affirms Trump Speech, Job Growth Agenda
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 Oil and gas advocates say President Donald Trump's Tuesday speech to Congress shows willingness to partner with industry to create jobs, support US economy.

Road Haulage Industry Opens its Doors to North Sea Oil, Gas Workers
Wednesday, March 01, 2017 The Road Haulage Association opens its doors to North Sea workers affected by the latest downturn.

BLOG: What Oil, Gas Needs in Cybersecurity Hires
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 After defining the cybersecurity needs in an organization, it's important for the company to hire the right person for the job.

ExxonMobil Recruiting in 'Many Locations' in 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017 ExxonMobil will be recruiting in many locations this year, according to a statement from a company representative.

HIRE Vets Act Would Incentivize Employers to Hire Veterans
Friday, February 24, 2017 If HR 244 becomes enacted, oil and gas companies may be rewarded for actively recruiting and hiring military veterans.

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