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North Dakota 'Man Camps' Battle Pending Ban In Oil Capital
Monday, November 23, 2015 Providers of temporary housing for North Dakota's oilfield workers are fighting a plan by the state's energy capital to evict their "man camps".

Petrobras Lost 2.29M Barrels of Oil to Strike
Monday, November 23, 2015 Petroleo Brasileiro loses out on 2.29 million barrels of oil and 48.8 million cubic meters of natural gas due to an ongoing strike.

Global Oil Job Cuts Top Quarter-Million as Rigs at Five-Year Low
Friday, November 20, 2015 The number of jobs gutted from oil and gas companies around the world has now passed the 250,000 mark, with still more to come, according to industry consultant Graves & Co.

NGI, UT-Austin Sign Agreement on Geotechnical Engineering Cooperation
Thursday, November 19, 2015 NGI and UT aim to further research in geotechnical engineering with their new MoU.

Global Downturn is Rare Opportunity for Israel to Recruit Oil, Gas Talent
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Israel has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to recruit the oil and gas talent it needs to exploit its natural gas resources and turn itself into an important oil and gas hub in the eastern Mediterranean.

How to Build Your Professional Brand
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Rigzone speaks with experts who share their advice on how to develop and manage a professional brand.

Apache's Clem Discusses How to Develop Top Talent in Your Company
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Jo Clem of Apache Corporation tells attendees of the People in Energy Summit how to develop top talent within their organization.

Petrobras Holdout Strikers To Vote On New Deal Thursday
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 A union representing workers in the Brazil's top oil region will vote on Thursday on a contract offer from Petrobras or continue a strike, the union said.

Enbridge Cuts 5% Of Workforce In Canada And US
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Canada's largest pipeline company Enbridge cuts 5 percent of its workforce, a company spokesman says, as low crude prices continued to drag on the North American oil and gas industry.

Brazil Oilworkers Local Tells Members To Quit Petrobras Platforms
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 The Brazilian oilworkers union local responsible for the bulk of the country's oil and gas output told its members to leave all Petroleo Brasileiro SA vessels in the Campos Basin.

Key Petrobras Union Still On Strike Over Back-Pay, Asset Sales
Monday, November 16, 2015 A union representing workers at Petrobras in Brazil's most important production area said it remains on strike over back pay and the state-owned oil company's plans for assets sales.

Mermaid Maritime's 3Q 2015 Net Profit Up 9.2% to $16.5M, Trims Staff by 15%
Monday, November 16, 2015 Mermaid Maritime posts a 19.2 percent rise in net profit to $16.5 million for third quarter 2015, lifted mainly by its subsea business in the Middle East.

President Of Shell Canada To Step Down After 6 Years
Monday, November 16, 2015 The president of Shell Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell, is stepping down at the end of this year, the company said.

Three More Oil, Gas Companies Cutting Jobs in Texas
Monday, November 16, 2015 Trelleborg Offshore, National Oilwell Varco and Cameron International are laying off a combined total of nearly 400 workers in Texas.

Brazil Oil Workers' Union Proposes Ending Petrobras Strike
Friday, November 13, 2015 Leaders of Brazil's largest oil workers' union said they had proposed ending a 13-day strike at state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

PETRONAS Not Laying Off Permanent Staff Despite Current Market Gloom
Thursday, November 12, 2015 PETRONAS is not laying off permanent staff despite the current low oil price environment that has already led to massive job cuts in the petroleum industry worldwide.

New Trends that are Shaking Up College Recruitment
Thursday, November 12, 2015 LookSharp's VP of Marketing shares five trends that are disrupting campus recruiting.

Noble Energy Lays Off 180 Employees
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 In anticipation of lower activity levels, Noble Energy lays off 180 employees.

Industry Experts Address Keys to Stellar Leadership during Conference
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 A panel of energy experts identify characteristics of good leaders during the Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Conference.

Recruiters Reveal How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Rigzone explores why recruiters ask certain interview questions and offers candidates advice on how to answer them.

Empty Floors, Shadow Vacancies New Norm for Calgary Tower Owners
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Office-tower owners in Canada's energy hub are about to feel the full force of the oil-price crash.

Petrobras Cancels Oil Strike Talks, May Set New Date
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Petrobras cancels talks with union leaders planned aimed at settling a strike that is now in its ninth day.

PETRONAS Gives Trainees 'Real' Experience at its Integrated Training Center
Friday, November 06, 2015 PETRONAS provides trainees with real-live operations of an actual plant at its Integrated Oil & Gas Training Centre (IOGTC) in Batu Rakit, Terengganu.

Brazil Oil Union Says Petrobras Pushing Back Against Strike
Friday, November 06, 2015 Petrobas is increasing its effort to weaken the impact of a 5-day strike, taking back control of at least two offshore oil units from striking workers, according to the main union behind the walk-out.

Study: US Fracking Boom Added 725,000 Jobs
Friday, November 06, 2015 According to a study, a US oil and gas drilling boom fueled by hydraulic fracturing technology added about 725,000 jobs nationwide between 2005 and 2012, blunting the impact of the financial crisis.

Mining Jobs Down 4,500; Loss of 2,700 in Oil, Gas Extraction
Friday, November 06, 2015 The US jobs report reveals that 2,700 jobs in oil and gas extraction were shed in October.

Denver-Based E&P Company Ceases Operations; Lays Off 106 Employees
Thursday, November 05, 2015 Fidelity Exploration & Production Co. exits the E&P field and lays off and eliminates 106 positions.

Source: Petrobras Strike Cuts Output By 100,000 Barrels On Thursday
Thursday, November 05, 2015 A 5-day strike cut oil production at Petrobras by 100,000 barrels.

Journey to C-Suite: Weatherford's EVP Shares Lessons Learned Along the Way
Thursday, November 05, 2015 Weatherford EVP Christina Ibrahim talks diversity, industry challenges and opportunities during the downturn with Rigzone.

Worst Petrobras Strike In 20 Years Endangers Debt Plan
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 A 4-day strike against Petrobras gathers steam, cutting crude and natural gas output from the oil producer and threatening to become the most disruptive walkout in 20 years.

Psychology behind the Question: How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 Rigzone explores why recruiters ask certain interview questions and offers candidates advice on how to answer them.

Shell Reorganizes as it Plans for 'Prolonged Downturn'
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 Shell reorganizes its upstream operation as it plans for a prolonged downturn due to low oil prices

Petrobras Oil Workers Begin Strike, Seek to Block Asset Sales
Monday, November 02, 2015 Brazil's main oil union began a nationwide strike to halt asset sales by Petrobras at a time the company is slashing investments to reduce the biggest debt load in the oil industry.

Chevron Slashes 2016 Budget To Weather Low Oil Prices
Friday, October 30, 2015 Chevron slashes its 2016 capital budget by 25% and said it would lay off roughly 10% of its workforce.

Southwestern Energy Co. CEO Speaks About Managing Employees
Friday, October 30, 2015 Steve Mueller, CEO of Southwestern Energy Company, speaks to attendees at the WorkforceNEXT Fall Summit about managing employees.

Austria's OMV Preparing to Replace CFO
Thursday, October 29, 2015 OMV is preparing to replace long-serving chief financial officer David Davies, newspaper Die Presse reports.

North American Oil, Gas Survival Depends On Capital Discipline
Thursday, October 29, 2015 Longtime global strategist with PacWest Consulting Partners tells women's leadership conference capital discipline is the way of the future to avoid decade of downturn.

Industry Leaders, Educators Discuss STEM Challenges at Energy Conference
Thursday, October 29, 2015 A panel of industry leaders discuss some of the challenges in attracting women to STEM fields at the Women's Global Leadership Conference.

Devon Energy Cuts 15% Of Staff In Canada
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Devon Energy has cut around 200 jobs, or 15%, of its staff in Canada following a significant reduction in capital spending, a company spokeswoman says.

Divergent Views on Optimum Oil, Gas Staff Size in Malaysia
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Two major petroleum companies adopt different perspectives of what constitute optimum staff size that is required to sustain their operations in Malaysia.

VOG Appoints New Director, GDC CEO
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Victoria Oil and Gas appoints Ahmet Dik as a director of the company, and the new chief executive officer of its wholly owned subsidiary Gaz du Cameroun S.A.

BP Shrinks Again To Weather Extended Oil Slump
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 BP announces a third round of spending cuts and more asset sales over the coming years.

Vantage Drilling Co. Closes GOM Plant, Lays Off 135 Workers
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Vantage Drilling is laying off 135 workers in the Gulf of Mexico.

Maersk to Cut Global Workforce by 10-12%
Monday, October 26, 2015 Maersk Oil will cut its global workforce by 10-12%, as a response to the continued low oil price.

Trinity CEO Resigns
Monday, October 26, 2015 Trinity Exploration & Production plc's Chief Executive Officer, Joel 'Monty' Pemberton, will resign from the company on December 31, 2015.

Oil, Gas Recruiters Weigh in on the Industry's Hard-to-Fill Positions
Friday, October 23, 2015 Rigzone speaks with global recruiters to determine which specialty skills the industry is looking for and which positions are in high demand.

Energean Appoints New General Manager, Commissions Egypt Survey
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Energean Oil & Gas appoints Dr. Medhat Tarakhan as its new country general manager in Egypt and recruits AGS-Afro to conduct a 2D seismic survey in the West Kom Ombo concession area.

Scepter Said to Tap Ex-Santos Boss to Support $5.15B Bid
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Scepter Partners lines up Santos' oil and gas producer's former leader John Ellice-Flint to run the company, people familiar with the matter says.

Statoil Cuts Employees in its US Upstream Sector
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Statoil lays off employees in its US upstream business as part of its restructuring efforts.

Weatherford Plans 3,000 Additional Job Cuts
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Weatherford plans to cut 3,000 additional jobs by the end of the year.

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