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After Merger, Refiner Delek to Lay Off Staff in Texas
Monday, May 22, 2017 Delek will cut almost 100 Dallas workers after its merger with Alon is completed.

Sentinel Marine Takes Delivery of New ERRV, to Create 24 New Jobs
Monday, May 22, 2017 New jobs to be created for Sentinel Marine following delivery of new ERRV.

Schlumberger Signs MoU with Saudi Aramco, Includes Job Creation Opps
Monday, May 22, 2017 Schlumberger signs MoU with Saudi Aramco to develop an In-Kingdom Total Value Add roadmap, which includes the creation of jobs and enables development opportunities for Saudis in oil and gas.

BP Staff Raise Money for 4 Charities with 250 Mile Cycle
Friday, May 19, 2017 Around 60 current and former members of BP plc will set off on a 250 mile, 3-day cycle on May 21, in an effort to raise money for 4 separate charities.

BP Makes 'Valuable Addition' to Board
Friday, May 19, 2017 BP plc makes a 'valuable addition' to its board with the election of Melody Meyer as non-executive director, according to BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg.

InvestKL Continues Efforts to Attract MNCs to Base in Kuala Lumpur
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Government agency InvestKL CEO Datuk Zainal Amanshah sets sights on attracting 100 multinational corporations, including key oil and gas firms, to Kuala Lumpur.

The Right Downstream Role for You: A Recruiter's Perspective
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Houston-based recruitment pro offers insights on various downstream career paths and why it's a "hugely exciting" time to join the industry.

Halliburton CEO To Retire Next Month, Be Replaced By Jeff Miller
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Halliburton says that Chief Executive Officer Dave Lesar will retire on June 1.

BLOG: Job-Hopping Traders May Weigh Down Oil, Gas Prices
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Market optimism gives commodity traders incentive to shuffle between jobs in search of better pay, more flexibility, but that freedom may come at a cost to oil and gas price points.

Which Downstream Career Path Fits You?
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Rigzone highlights some downstream career paths based on work environment and level of interaction with others.

Culzean Contract to Support up to 150 Aberdeen Jobs for Semco Maritime
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Semco Maritime has been chosen by Maersk Oil UK to participate in the installation and preparation (hook-up) of the Culzean field, in a development which will support up to 150 jobs in Aberdeen.

OGCI Appoints CEO of OGCI Climate Investments
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) appoints Dr. Pratima Rangarajan as the chief executive officer of its newly-formed investment company, OGCI Climate Investments.

Colombia's Ecopetrol Output Falls at Big Oil Field amid Protests
Monday, May 15, 2017 Colombia's state oil company Ecopetrol said it reduced output in one of its key production areas due to protests by residents who reject changes to the company's hiring policy for local labor.

70 Jobs Secured With New Centrica North Sea Well
Monday, May 15, 2017 Seventy offshore jobs have been secured after Centrica reveals it will drill a new well at the Chestnut field off Aberdeen.

Bowleven to Cut Staff in Bid to Reduce Costs
Friday, May 12, 2017 Bowleven plc will be reducing staff numbers in a bid to cut costs.

Airpac Bukom Gets New South East Asia General Manager
Friday, May 12, 2017 Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services announces the appointment of Jenny Ng as the new general manager for its South East Asia region.

Clean Tech Projects in Alberta Oil Sector to Reduce Emissions, Create Jobs
Friday, May 12, 2017 Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, announces that $21 million will be spent for 3 clean technology projects to reduce emissions in the oil and gas sector in Alberta.

How Can Oil, Gas Firms Manage Talent Better?
Friday, May 12, 2017 Executive coaches discuss how oil and gas employers can regain trust of displaced talent.

Petrobras Sees Room For More Efficient Payroll, CAPEX
Friday, May 12, 2017 Petrobras has room to improve the efficiency of its investments and payroll spending, executives say.

BLOG: Retail Perceived More Positive than Energy? That's a Problem
Thursday, May 11, 2017 Findings from a recent poll suggest the industry has some work to do when it comes to changing perceptions of future generation of workers.

Oil, Gas Industry Responds to the Gender Gap
Thursday, May 11, 2017 A new initiative by GE aims to employ 20,000 women in STEM roles by 2020.

Wood Group Aims to Maximize Regional Job Opportunities with New Kazakh Deal
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Wood Group says it aims to maximize regional employment opportunities following the award of a new framework agreement in Kazakhstan.

UK Oil Workers Browsing Transferable Sectors Suffer Severe Discrimination
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 A significant number of oil workers feel they have been discriminated against by other sectors.

Aker Completes More Than Two-Thirds of Cost-Cutting Program
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Aker Solutions ASA revealed that it has completed more than two-thirds of a program to increase cost-efficiency across its business by at least 30 percent by the end of 2017.

EM&I Announces Several New Appointments in Response to Continuing Expansion
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Oilfield services firm EM&I has announced a number of new appointments in response to the continuing expansion of its global services.

BLOG: It's Hard to Shake Memories of 1980s, 1990s Downturns
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Some Rigzone readers express strong views about projected hiring uptick.

Tunisian Job Protests Hit Oil And Gas Output
Monday, May 08, 2017 Protests over jobs and development in southern and central Tunisia have halted production at or shut the fields of two foreign energy companies.

Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas Lays Off Dozens More in Houston
Monday, May 08, 2017 The oil and gas company announces another round of layoffs due to the company's divestiture of assets in onshore California and the Gulf of Mexico.

MPRC Exec: Asia Good Place for Downstream Workers
Friday, May 05, 2017 Asia is a good place to go for downstream oil and gas professionals, according to MPRC senior vice president.

Employment Gains in Oil, Gas in April
Friday, May 05, 2017 April's jobs report reveals an increase in oil and gas extraction jobs as well as support activities for mining.

Total Halts Production at Feyzin Refinery in France due to Strike
Friday, May 05, 2017 French oil and gas company Total said on Friday it was gradually shutting down production at its 117,000 barrels-per-day Feyzin refinery and petrochemical platform near Lyon in the east of France due to a strike.

Exclusive: McDermott to Double Headcount in Mexico by Year-End
Friday, May 05, 2017 Mexico's energy reforms drive oil and gas growth, positioning McDermott International to increase its workforce there to 2,000 employees by the end of 2017.

OTC Panel Gives Advice to Budding Oil, Gas Professionals
Friday, May 05, 2017 OTC 2017 conjured up some priceless advice for young oil and gas professionals.

What's the Next Data Scientist Look Like?
Thursday, May 04, 2017 Industry experts weigh in on the skillsets and education necessary for the next generation of data scientists and data analysts.

Exec: GE Helping to Cultivate MENAT Oil & Gas Workforce
Thursday, May 04, 2017 GE Oil & Gas working with NOCs, others to create more career opportunities for locals, exec tells Rigzone.

ConocoPhillips To Lay Off 300 In Canada After Cenovus Deal
Thursday, May 04, 2017 ConocoPhillips will lay off 300 Canadian workers, mostly in the country's oil capital of Calgary.

Austria's OMV Moves Workers In Tunisia Over Gas Field Protests
Thursday, May 04, 2017 OMV has taken around 700 non-essential staff and contractors out of projects in southern Tunisia after protesters demanding jobs threatened to disrupt operations.

Change in Employee Engagement Levels Can Improve Safety
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 A small change or improvement in employee engagement levels can make significant changes, Sylvie Tran, Shell USA general manager for safety and environment, revealed.

Engineering Students Interested in Oil: Take Note of this Simple Tip
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Engineering students have been advised to take note of one simple tip to help them advance in the oil, gas industry.

Oil & Gas UK Asks Government to Consider EU Workers in Brexit Policy
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Oil & Gas UK asks the UK government to consider EU workers.

Oil, Gas Could See Recruitment Uptick in 2017
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 The oil and gas industry will see a rise in recruitment this year, said Huw Rothwell, Petroplan's USA regional director.

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation Focusing On Talent Retention
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 KPC's CEO says it will focus its efforts on talent retention.

BLOG: Jobs in Engineering Ranked Best for Entry-Level Work
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 New analysis from WalletHub shows entry-level jobs in engineering are graduates' best bet.

WEN National Conference 2017 Snapshot: Lessons from Mom
Friday, April 28, 2017 Female energy executives share how their upbringing has bolstered their work ethic today.

How to Identify an Informal Mentor
Thursday, April 27, 2017 Mentor-mentee relationships aren't always part of an organized program. There are ways to glean the benefits of a mentor by identifying an informal mentor.

LNG Has Become a White House Favorite for Promoting Energy Jobs
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Trump's administration is waking up to the potential jobs bonanza offered by the two dozen applications to build LNG export terminals under review.

Tullow Says Promoting CEO To Chairman Best For Company
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Tullow proposes to appoint its outgoing CEO as chairman.

BLOG: Previous Unite Strike Reps Can Inspire Workers in Current Dispute
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Unite spokesperson says recent North Sea strike can inspire other offshore workers.

Genel Energy Appoints New Chairman
Monday, April 24, 2017 Genel Energy appoints new non-executive director and chairman with immediate effect.

Ask the Careers Editor: Future Career Paths and Applicant Tracking Systems
Monday, April 24, 2017 In this first installment of the "Ask the Careers Editor" series, we answer questions about planning your future career path and how to make sure your resume passes the applicant tracking system.

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