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Third Houston Energy CFO in Less than One Week to Resign
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Cobalt names new chief financial officer after former CFO resigns.

NOV CEO: Leadership Optimism Is Key During a Downturn
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 NOV CEO Clay Williams talks with Rigzone about the work of leading an international company during a challenging marketplace and changing times.

Linn Energy Names New CFO
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Linn Energy names a new chief financial officer to replace Kolja Rockov, who stepped down to pursue other opportunities.

Employment in Norwegian Oil, Gas Sector
Monday, August 24, 2015 Rigzone takes a look at employment developments in Norway during 2015, highlighting the reasons behind some of the largest cutbacks in the region and examining what hope there is for the area in the future.

GE Cutting 262 More Lufkin Oil Unit Jobs in Texas
Monday, August 24, 2015 General Electric says it was cutting 262 more jobs at its Lufkin oil unit in Texas and closing a foundry as it grapples with the plunge in global oil prices.

A Wealth of Advice: Retirement Tips for Oil, Gas Workers
Thursday, August 20, 2015 Merrill Lynch financial expert Pat Wenzel offers retirement advice for oil and gas workers.

Goodrich Petroleum CFO Resigns
Thursday, August 20, 2015 Goodrich Petroleum's chief financial officer resigns to take a position with a private company.

Employee Layoffs in Oilfield Services Companies: Panacea or Poison?
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 According to recent news reports, nearly 50,000 energy jobs have been lost in the past three months on top of the 100,000 employees laid off since oil prices started to decrease in the fall of 2014.

Accenture Plans to Acquire Schlumberger's Consulting Unit
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Accenture plans on buying the consulting arm of Schlumberger for an undisclosed amount.

Iraq PM Visits Oilfield Where Locals Harass Lukoil
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Iraq's PM Haider al-Abadi visits the supergiant West Qurna-2 oilfield after the state-run South Oil Company warned output could be affected unless protests by locals demanding jobs were defused.

Diversity Defined: Exploring What Oil, Gas is Missing
Thursday, August 13, 2015 Rigzone explores the state of diversity among minorities and women on oil and gas boards of directors.

Career Transitioning 101: FMC Senior VP Shares Tips on Making the Move
Thursday, August 13, 2015 Dianne Ralston of FMC Technologies shares her experiences transitioning in her career and offers advice to others on how to do the same.

BP Expects to Recruit 600 New Graduates this Year
Friday, August 07, 2015 BP expects to recruit 600 people to its graduate recruitment program in 2015, down by up to 400 graduates compared to prior years.

US Jobs Report: 5,000 Mining Jobs Lost in July
Friday, August 07, 2015 July's jobs report shows a loss of 5,000 mining jobs in the United States.

Recruiters Discuss Strategies during Industry Downturn
Thursday, August 06, 2015 Oil and gas recruiters share strategies for attracting candidates and remaining proactive in an uncertain market.

Korn Ferry Uses Big Data for Executive Search in Energy Sector
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 Korn Ferry introduces a talent intelligence platform to assist in executive search decisions for the energy sector.

APPEA Supports Call by Productivity Commission for Workplace Reforms
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 APPEA supports the call by the Productivity Commission in Australia for workplace reforms, especially for oil and gas development projects.

PwC: Hybrid Model Could Boost Supply Chain Efficiency with Fewer Workers
Friday, July 31, 2015 A hybrid model proposed by PwC could enhance the efficiency of oil and gas supply chain operations with fewer workers on average needed.

Oil Producer Afren's Board to Put Company into Administration
Friday, July 31, 2015 Africa-focused independent producer Afren's board decide to put the company into administration after failing to secure support for a restructuring plan.

Shell, Centrica to Cut More Than 12,000 Jobs by 2020
Thursday, July 30, 2015 Shell and Centrica reveal plans to axe more than 12,000 jobs by 2020.

Texas Counties among the Best and Worst for Oil, Gas Jobs in 2014
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Midland County created the most oil and gas jobs in 2014, while Harris County had the most job losses in 2014, a report finds.

UK Oil, Gas Industry Companies More Optimistic in 2Q
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Companies in the UK oil and gas industry are becoming more optimistic about the sector, according to Oil & Gas UK's latest Business Sentiment Index.

Oil Contractor Saipem Slashes Guidance And Jobs In Turnaround Plan
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Saipem slashes its guidance for the year as it books writedowns of $1B and announces a restructuring plan that includes 8,800 job losses as it cuts costs to counter falling oil prices.

BHP Plans To Shed Around 100 HQ Jobs As Commodities Tumble
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 BHP Billiton intends to cut about 100 jobs at its Melbourne headquarters in coming years as it strives to lower overheads and streamline corporate operations amid a crash in minerals prices.

Chevron to Cut 1,500 Jobs
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Chevron will cut 1,500 jobs globally due to the current market environment.

I Just Got Laid Off ... Now What?
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Career experts offer advice to oil and gas professionals who are looking to move their career forward after layoffs.

'New Normal' Environment Requires Closer Look at Cost-Cutting Measures
Friday, July 24, 2015 KPMG energy practice leaders discuss industry challenges amid a lower oil price environment.

Petrobras Union Begins 24-Hour Strike Against Asset Sales, Oil Bill
Friday, July 24, 2015 Brazilian oil workers begin a 24-hour strike in an effort to stop moves to shrink state-run oil company Petrobras, according to the main union representing the workers.

Canada's Encana Lays Off 200 Employees In July Amid Oil Slump
Friday, July 24, 2015 Encana says it laid off about 200 employees this month, joining a growing list of oil producers cutting jobs to cope with a steep fall in crude prices.

Petrobras Union May Follow 24-Hour Strike With September Walkout
Thursday, July 23, 2015 Brazil's main oil workers union is considering an open-ended strike in September if a 24-hour walkout scheduled for midnight Thursday fails to stop moves to shrink state-run oil company Petrobras.

Weatherford Raises Layoffs Target to 11,000
Thursday, July 23, 2015 Weatherford increases its worker layoff target to 11,000 as weakness in the North American oilfield service market activity continues.

Oil, Gas Companies Collaborate with Schools to Recruit Minorities and Women
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Though recruitment efforts of women and minority in STEM have evolved over the years, there is still more work to be done to increase representation in industries such as oil and gas.

FMC Technologies Plans Further Headcount Reductions
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 FMC Technologies plans to implement further workforce reductions amid a challenging North America land market.

Survey: Hiring Increases Not Expected for Australia Oil, Gas Companies
Monday, July 13, 2015 A survey of oil and gas companies in Australia reveals hiring is not expected to increase in the next 12 months.

Brazil Oilworkers Union Calls for 24-hour Strike on July 24
Friday, July 10, 2015 Brazil's main oilworkers federation says it plans a 24-hour strike on July 24 to protest budget cuts and asset sales at Petrobras as well as a move to end the company's obligation to invest in major offshore oil resources.

Effective Measures Needed by Spring 2016 to Boost UK Exploration
Thursday, July 09, 2015 Oil & Gas UK calls for "effective measures" to be in place by March 2016 that will boost exploration of the UK Continental Shelf.

Ghanaian Students Use Scholarships to Pursue Careers in Energy Industry
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 Two Ghanaian students use master's program scholarships to further their studies in the energy industry.

Succession Planning Critical for Longevity of Oil, Gas Companies
Wednesday, July 08, 2015 Rigzone explores the most efficient ways to plan for filling key roles in an organization during an industry downturn.

RGU Launches Bespoke Course for Engineering Students
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University launches a bespoke engineering program that will allow its students to choose from a variety of modules offered by the university.

ExxonMobil Selling Cook Inlet Assets, Remains Committed to Alaska
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 ExxonMobil's subsidiary XTO Energy sells Cook Inlet production assets to Hilcorp for undisclosed price.

Technip Plans 6,000 Layoffs as Part of Restructuring Efforts
Monday, July 06, 2015 Technip announces it will reduce its global workforce by 6,000 as part of its restructuring efforts due to the industry downturn.

US Jobs Report: Mining Jobs Down; Modest Gains in Engineering Services
Thursday, July 02, 2015 June's jobs report shows a decline in mining jobs and modest gains in engineering services.

Technip Sees HSE Success with Pulse Program
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Technip places health and safety of its employees as a core value with development of its Pulse program.

Top Social Media Dos and Don'ts When Looking for a Job
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Rigzone shares best practices for job candidates on maintaining their social media channels while seeking employment.


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