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UH Takes Subsea Program to New Heights
Monday, September 01, 2014 Dr. Matt Franchek discusses the University of Houston's Global Subsea University Alliance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strike Cuts Oil, Gas Output In Argentina's Neuquen Province
Thursday, July 24, 2014 YPF says a labor strike in Neuquen will cut output by 80,000 barrels of crude oil and 3 million cubic meters of natural gas.
Q&A: GE's GirlsGetSET Initiative
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Rigzone talks to GE Oil & Gas's Kimberley Kirkham about the GirlsGetSET program to raise awareness among school girls about careers in science, engineering and technology.
Oil and Gas Hiring Set to Increase, Candidates Choosier
Monday, July 21, 2014 Half of hiring managers in the energy industry plan to hire more professionals in the next 6 months as compared to the first half of the year, according to a semi-annual hiring survey from Rigzone.
Target Logistics: Maximizing Worker Retention and Performance
Thursday, July 17, 2014 Using a holistic approach to providing workforce lodging results in higher recruitment, performance and retention of oil and gas workers.
Kemp: Peak Petroleum Engineer? Or Still Time To Join The Boom?
Thursday, July 17, 2014 Petroleum engineers are among the best paid professionals in the US. Only chief executives and some specialist doctors earned more last year, according to federal government pay data.
Chevron To Cut 225 Jobs In North Sea Oil Operations
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Chevron will cut about 225 jobs in its North Sea oil operations after reviewing its business in the region where high costs have undermined some field developments.
Aker Acts to Find Work for more than 200 Employees amid Slowdown
Monday, July 07, 2014 Aker is trying to find roles for more than 200 of its employees amid a slowdown in the country's offshore maintenance and modifications market.