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BLOG: Challenging Attitudes toward Sexuality in Oil, Gas
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 BP executive says support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender workers will help shake longtime prejudices about the oil industry.

Gabon Oil Workers To End Strike At Onal Field On Wednesday
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Oil workers will end a strike at French firm Maurel and Prom's Onal field in Gabon.

Outlook: Exploring the New Breed of Oil, Gas CEOs
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Rigzone explores what future leadership in the oil and gas industry will be once the industry enters a full recovery.

Saipem Cuts More Jobs As Crisis Drags On
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Saipem will cut 800 more jobs across Europe in the next four years as part of a plan to cope with a prolonged market crisis that will trim revenues next year.

Oil, Gas Automation Sector Suffering From Skills Shortage
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 The oil and gas automation sector is suffering from a skills shortage, according to Vimal Kapur, President of Honeywell Process Solutions.

Industry Could Struggle to Attract, Retain Staff Without IIOT
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 The oil and gas industry could find it hard to attract and retain staff if it doesn't adopt the industrial internet of things.

Petrofac Appoints New CFO
Friday, October 21, 2016 Oilfield services company Petrofac Limited has appointed Alastair Cochran as the company's new chief financial officer and executive director, succeeding Tim Weller.

Houston's Oil Industry Eyes Recovery, Job Creation
Friday, October 21, 2016 Though market fundamentals aren't ideal, Houston's oil and gas environment is at an inflection point as it inches toward $60 oil.

BHP Chairman Steps Down After Samarco Delayed Retirement
Thursday, October 20, 2016 BHP Billiton Chairman Jac Nasser says he will not seek re-election at next year's annual general meeting.

Restructuring at FMC Technologies to Continue Following Layoffs
Thursday, October 20, 2016 FMC Technologies expects to continue its restructuring efforts following layoffs of 1,000 worldwide in this year's third quarter.

Enbridge Cuts 5% Of Workforce In Canada, US
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Enbridge is laying off 5% of its workforce after an organizational review, a spokeswoman says.

BLOG: Career Growth Most Important Aspect of Oil, Gas Workplace
Monday, October 17, 2016 A Rigzone poll conducted on Twitter suggests that voters rank career growth as the most important aspect of an oil and gas workplace.

EMGS Confirms Further Staff Cuts
Monday, October 17, 2016 Norway's oil and gas survey technology firm Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) will be reducing its staff as soon as possible, the company's chief financial officer told Rigzone.

Indonesia's President Appoints Ignasius Jonan As Energy And Mining Minister
Friday, October 14, 2016 Indonesia's president Joko Widodo appoints former transportation minister Ignasius Jonan as energy and mining minister, the fourth person to hold the high-profile post since July.

IoT Technology to Reduce Need for Oil, Gas Workers Offshore
Friday, October 14, 2016 IoT technology will reduce the number of workers needed on offshore oil and gas facilities, an official with Oceaneering International tells Rigzone.

Report: Majority of Women Not 'On Track' for Retirement
Friday, October 14, 2016 Despite recent gains by women to close the gender gap in financial wellness, the majority of women are still not prepared for retirement.

Increased Automation to Create New Roles in Oil, Gas
Friday, October 14, 2016 Increased automation in oil and gas will change the landscape of employment opportunities, but that doesn't necessarily mean workers will lose out.

Royal IHC To Cut More Than 400 Jobs
Friday, October 14, 2016 Subsea services company Royal IHC intends to reduce around 425 permanent and temporary contracts, mainly in indirect and support positions, due to "persistently poor market conditions".

BLOG: Majority of Oil, Gas Workers Unhappy with Current Employment
Friday, October 14, 2016 The majority of oil and gas workers are unhappy with their current jobs, according to a Rigzone poll on Twitter.

Russia's Bashneft Says Rosneft VP Becomes Its New CEO
Thursday, October 13, 2016 Andrei Shishkin, a vice-president of Russia's top oil producer Rosneft, has been appointed as new chief executive of oil firm Bashneft.

COLUMN: How to Get Noticed by Young Recruiters
Thursday, October 13, 2016 A public relations blogger offers tips for seasoned pros in her industry. How well do they apply to oil and gas candidates?

Advice for Working Millennials, from Working Millennials
Thursday, October 13, 2016 A panel of women energy professionals shares what it's going to take for millennials to make a positive impact in the oil and gas industry.

BLOG: Digital Investment Needed for Offshore Talent Shortage
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Oil and gas companies need to invest now in digital technology to offset a future talent shortage, an official with Booz Allen Hamilton tells Rigzone.

Norway Oil Service Workers Call End To Three-Week Strike
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Norwegian oil service workers have end a strike that disrupted the offshore energy industry's drilling of new oil and gas wells.

Gender Diversity Finds Its Place In Australian Workforces
Monday, October 10, 2016 The number of women employed in Australia's oil and gas industry has tripled in the past decade, but are there opportunities to lift gender diversity even further?

BLOG: Survey Finds Stark Differences in Leaders of Strong and Weak Company
Friday, October 07, 2016 A recent survey finds there are discrepancies among business owners in how to foster an efficient and profitable company culture.

RGU Offers Extended Reach Drilling Course in Aberdeen
Friday, October 07, 2016 Robert Gordon University is offering a course in extended reach drilling at one of its Aberdeen campuses with the help of Merlin ERD.

US Jobs Report: Mining Employment Remains Steady in September
Friday, October 07, 2016 The jobs report shows that employment in mining was unchanged for September.

Norway Gas Plant Workers Agree Wage Deal, Avoid Strike
Friday, October 07, 2016 Workers at three plants serving Norway's energy industry agree a wage deal with their employers, avoiding a strike that could have cut gas supplies to the UK.

Malaysia's InvestKL Woos Top Oil, Gas MNCs to Base in Kuala Lumpur
Thursday, October 06, 2016 InvestKL, a Malaysian government agency, boosts efforts to lure key multinational corporations, including oil and gas firms, to locate their operations in Greater Kuala Lumpur.

BLOG: $70 Brent Would See Mass Recruitment Drive in Oil, Gas
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 A Brent crude price hike to $70 per barrel would see a mass recruitment drive in the oil and gas industry, according to a recent poll.

Passive Aggressive Behaviors to Avoid at Work
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 Rigzone highlights common workplace behaviors that are considered to be passive aggressive.

Engineering Company Cuts 74 Workers in Houston
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 Citing sustained market challenges, Purolator Engineered Filtration Products is closing its Houston facility.

Company Culture: Its Importance and How to Define Yours
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 Oil and gas industry CEOs share their tips and success stories in developing their company cultures.

Dvalin Field Development to Support 1,000s of Norwegian Jobs
Monday, October 03, 2016 DEA Deutsche Erdoel's proposed plan for the development of the Dvalin field would support thousands of jobs in Norway.

Petrobras CEO Says Wage Hikes Of Last Decade Are Impossible Today
Friday, September 30, 2016 Petrobras is unable to give its workers raises similar to those that increased pay by about 50% in real, inflation-adjusted terms over the past decade, CEO Pedro Parente says.

Songa Offshore to Cut 430 Jobs Due to Ongoing Norway Oil, Gas Strikes
Friday, September 30, 2016 Songa Offshore will temporarily lay off 430 people as a result of the ongoing conflict between the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association and union members at Industri Energi.

First Master's Degree in Decommissioning to Be Offered in Aberdeen
Friday, September 30, 2016 The University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University create a master's degree program which could help bolster job creation amid an industry downturn.

Brazil Oilworkers Reject Petrobras Offer, Prepare for Strike
Thursday, September 29, 2016 Brazil's largest oilworkers' federation, FUP, said its members voted overwhelmingly to reject a contract offer from Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, and are preparing for a strike.

Norway Oil Service Strike Could Escalate at Short Notice
Thursday, September 29, 2016 A strike involving Norwegian oil service workers could be expanded at any time, but no decision has yet been made on whether to escalate the dispute, trade union Industri Energi said on Thursday.

Oilex Cuts Staff in India, Perth by 30%, Reduces Wages
Thursday, September 29, 2016 Onshore oil and gas exploration and production firm Oilex Ltd will cut its staff in Perth and India by 30% as part of a cost reduction initiative.

Indian Worker's Suicide in Qatar Raises Concern Over Stranded Migrants
Thursday, September 29, 2016 The death of an Indian labourer in Qatar who had complained about not being paid and later committed suicide on a building site has focused attention on migrant workers struggling amid an economic downturn in the Gulf state.

Dallas Fed: Worst of Oil Bust Over
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 A new report from the Dallas Fed says the industry may have already seen the worst of the oil bust.

More Than 350 Oil Service Workers Laid Off in Norway Due to Strike
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 More than 350 oil service workers have been laid off in Norway as a result of strike action which was implemented September 21.

A Day in the Life of ... Patricia Morin, Project Manager
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Oil and gas professional Patricia Morin shares her experiences working offshore and her move to project management and quality management.

Neptune Marine Services Bags Quadrant's Contract for Work Off Australia
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Neptune Marine Services bags inspection support services contract from Quadrant Energy for work offshore Australia.

Mexico's Sole Platform Fabrication Project to Create Jobs
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 EPCI firm McDermott International will increase its workforce for the 18-month Abkatun-A2 project for PEMEX.

Siemens Trims Job Cut Plans For Unit In Germany
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Siemens agrees with labour representatives to cut 1,700 jobs in Germany, fewer than originally planned, as part of a restructuring process.

Richard Dyson Appointed New CEO of IO Oil & Gas
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Upstream consultancy company, io oil & gas consulting, appoints Richard Dyson as its new CEO.

BLOG: Keeping Experienced Staff in Downturn a Tough Call for Asian Services
Monday, September 26, 2016 Asian offshore oil and gas services companies are caught in a dilemma of retaining experienced staff in the current industry amid cost-cutting pressure.

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