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Energy Day Encourages Students to Seek STEM-Related Careers
Monday, October 20, 2014 The fourth annual Energy Day Festival in Houston set attendance records as it promoted STEM-related careers.

Det Norske Completes Marathon Oil Norge Acquisition
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Det norske oljeselskap completes its acquisition of Marathon Oil Norge, with its chief executive stating there would be no redundancies as a result of the takeover.

UK's Cygnus Project to Support 4,800 Skilled Jobs during Build Phase
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 The Cygnus gas project in the UK zone of the southern North Sea will support more than 4,820 skilled jobs during its 5-year construction phase.

Aberdeen Event to Focus on Professional Development
Monday, October 13, 2014 Young professionals from across the oil and gas sector will come together in an Aberdeen event focusing on career development.

TIPRO: Oil, Gas Employment and Production Up in Texas, US
Friday, October 10, 2014 Texas leads the way as the United States' energy industry employment and production grows, a new report says.

Earthstream Sees Most Subsea Firms in Singapore Raising Head Count by 20%
Thursday, October 09, 2014 Three-fifths of Earthstream's subsea-focused clients in Singapore plan to raise head count by 20 percent or more this year.

Supply Chain Bottlenecks Threaten North Sea Decommissioning
Thursday, October 09, 2014 Engineering firm Arup says supply chain bottlenecks, including a lack of skilled workers, will prove to be a key challenge for decommissioning of UK North Sea infrastructure.

Interview Tips for Getting that Oil, Gas Job
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 Rigzone talks to five recruitment professionals who work in the oil and gas industry about the dos and don'ts of interviewing for a job in the sector.

Subsea UK Launches 2015 Awards
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 The 2015 Subsea UK Awards launches with entries being sought from companies and individuals involved in the UK's subsea sector.

Paper: Statoil Plans to Cut Another 500 Jobs
Friday, October 03, 2014 Statoil plans to lay off an additional 500 workers on top of already announced plans to eliminate up to 1,400 positions, financial daily Dagens Naeringsliv says.

Exxon CEO Says Lifting Crude Export Ban Would Create US Jobs
Thursday, October 02, 2014 Scrapping a decades-old ban on US crude oil exports would spur job creation and boost energy security by encouraging new investment that lifts production, Rex Tillerson says.

Vallianz Acquires Offshore Manpower Services Firm OER for $27.7M
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Vallianz Holdings acquires Singapore-based OER Holdings, an offshore industry manpower services provider, for $27.7 million.

University of Pittsburgh Offers Safety Engineering Certificate Program
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Safety engineering is the focus of a new certificate program offered at the University of Pittsburgh for graduate students.

Shell's Roxana Davis Shares Her Advice on How to Build a Rewarding Career
Friday, September 26, 2014 Roxana Davis, general manager of Integrated Gas Hydrocarbon Management with Shell, shares her tips for a rewarding career.

Better Communication Needed About Benefits of Fracking
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Poll results indicate that the public is often unaware that fracking creates jobs and stimulates economic growth.

UT Austin: Action Plans, Energy Initiatives Develop Talent, Expand Research
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 The University of Texas System's new plans are designed to increase engineers, while recent initiatives at UT Austin broaden the focus on energy.

Well-Centric Oilfield Services Appoints Chris Mawtus CEO
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Well-Centric Oilfield Services appoints Chris Mawtus as CEO, with the firm to double its workforce to 70 employees to achieve growth targets.

Engineering Students Rank Shell in Top 10 of World's Attractive Employers
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Over 100,000 engineering and IT students were asked who they would consider their ideal employer and the results put Shell in the top 10 for a second year running.

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.