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BLOG: Job Seekers Want to Work in Asia
Friday, August 26, 2016 Job seekers would prefer to work in Asia, rather than the Americas, Europe or Africa, according to a Rigzone poll conducted on Twitter.

Report: Pay, Advancement Main Factors in Gen Z's Trust of Employers
Friday, August 26, 2016 A study by EY delves into the factors that influence Generation Z's trust in future employers.

Source: Petrobras Voluntary Layoff Program Accepted By 6,100 Employees
Friday, August 26, 2016 A voluntary layoff program at state-run oil company Petrobras has been accepted by 6,100 employees, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

SDX CEO: Egypt Oil, Gas Sector Set to Grow Within Next 5 Years
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Egypt's oil and gas industry is set to grow within the next five years, bringing with it increased production and more jobs, SDX CEO Paul Welch says.

Sound Energy Appoints Ex-BG Exploration Lead
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Sound Energy plc appoints Brian Mitchener as the company's executive vice president of exploration.

PETRONAS Minimizes Staff Redundancy to Facilitate Capability Development
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Malaysia's PETRONAS minimizes layoffs in order for the firm to continue with its capability development, a senior executive says.

Statoil to Carry Out 'Staffing Adjustments' to 2019
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Statoil will carry out staffing adjustments from 2016 to 2019, according to a company spokesperson.

Eyes on a Promotion: How to Position Yourself during a Downturn
Monday, August 22, 2016 Career experts share how employees can position themselves for advancement despite the industry downturn.

BLOG: Educating iGen, the Literary Way: Engineer Writes Book about Oil, Gas
Monday, August 22, 2016 An engineer chose to author a children's book about oil and gas to portray a more positive side to the industry.

Marathon Oil Corp. Shakes Up Its Senior Leadership
Monday, August 22, 2016 With departures and promotions, Marathon Oil Corp. is undergoing several changes in its leadership.

Industry Pulse Check: Employment & Recruiting
Friday, August 19, 2016 Many analysts believe the industry has bottomed out in regards to oil prices, so Rigzone did a pulse check on recruiting in oil and gas.

PETRONAS to Continue Cost Control Measures Even When Oil Price Recovers
Thursday, August 18, 2016 Malaysia's PETRONAS plans to continue with efforts to control costs even when oil prices recover.

Maersk Supply Service to Reduce Fleet, Axe 400 Workers
Thursday, August 18, 2016 Maersk Supply Service will reduce its fleet by up to 20 vessels over the coming 18 months, making around 400 crew members redundant in the process.

Kinder Morgan Exec Shares Key Points in Career Advancement
Thursday, August 18, 2016 Lisa Shorb shares her experiences and advice for advancing in today's energy industry.

OOS Appoints Ng Pock Too as Deputy Chairman of its Asia Pacific Unit
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 OOS International appoints Ng Pock Too as deputy chairman of OOS Asia Pacific to grow the company's business in the region.

India's ONGC Launches $15M Fund to Nurture New Ideas for O&G Industry
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 India's ONGC launches a $15 million 'ONGC Start-up Fund' to encourage new ideas for the oil and gas industry.

Is the Oil, Gas Downturn a Franchiser's Market?
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 In the midst of a two-year long industry slowdown, some displaced workers have found success in business ownership outside of oil and gas.

Iraqi Parliament Approves Former South Oil Head As Oil Minister
Monday, August 15, 2016 Iraq's parliament approves the appointment of Jabar Ali al-Luaibi, a former head of state-run South Oil Company, as oil minister in an overhaul of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's cabinet.

Industrial Action is Not the Answer to North Sea Crisis
Monday, August 15, 2016 As strike action rumbles on in the North Sea amid Unite and RMT union members working for Wood Group, Oil & Gas UK condemns the movements as unhelpful.

G4S Names Petrofac's Tim Weller as CFO
Monday, August 15, 2016 G4S names Tim Weller as its new chief financial officer, poaching him from oilfield services company Petrofac where he held the same role.

Study: Women Make Up 6% of CEO Positions in Energy
Friday, August 12, 2016 A study by Korn Ferry shows there are still significant disparities between women and male representation in the C-suite for energy companies.

Vantage Drilling Appoints Ihab Toma as CEO
Friday, August 12, 2016 Vantage Drilling appoints industry veteran Ihab Toma as its new chief executive officer.

APPEA Warns Expansion of WA Gas Reservation Policy Would Destroy Jobs
Thursday, August 11, 2016 The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) says expansion of Western Australia's gas reservation policy would destroy jobs and investments, undermine state's finances and reduce gas volume for local use.

Malaysia's PETRONAS Voices Concerns Over Sarawak's Work Permit Moratorium
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Malaysia's PETRONAS voices concerns over a decision to place a moratorium on new permits for employees from outside Sarawak to work in the state.

Swift Energy Company CEO, CFO to Retire
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Less than four months after emerging from bankruptcy, Swift Energy CEO and CFO announce their retirements.

Voice Your Opinions with Our New Downstream Sentiment Survey
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Here's your chance to share your two cents on today's downstream market.

Weak Oil Pushes SBM Offshore To Axe More Jobs
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 SBM Offshore's first-half results lagged analysts' expectations as challenging conditions persisted in the oil industry.

Jobs Report: Mining Jobs Down 6,000
Friday, August 05, 2016 The US added 255,000 jobs in July, but oil and gas jobs continued to decline.

Engineering Employment Opportunities Scarce in Tough Times
Friday, August 05, 2016 Western Australian Oil & Gas Group Chairman explains how engineers are managing an industry environment where job opportunities are scarce.

BLOG: Workers Need Help Finding Jobs; Industry Organizations are Listening
Friday, August 05, 2016 While the industry is still maneuvering its way out of the downturn, displaced workers and recent graduates are trying to find their way to a job in oil and gas.

Fugro to Cut Hundreds of Jobs, Sell APAC Business Unit due to Oil Glut
Thursday, August 04, 2016 Following a decline of reported revenues for 1H 2016, Fugro implements more cost-cutting measures to deal with difficult oil and gas environment.

M&A Picks Up Steam in the Midstream
Thursday, August 04, 2016 EagleClaw Midstream's acquisition of PennTex assets in the Permian Basin will increase workforce by more than 50%.

Australia's AIG Says Geoscientists in Energy Sector Face High Unemployment
Thursday, August 04, 2016 AIG says geoscientists in Australia's energy resource exploration and production segment have the highest rate of unemployment nationally compared to their peers.

Union Calls Thursday Strike Action In Shell North Sea Dispute
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 Britain's RMT union says that industrial action over proposed cuts and changes to working conditions for maintenance workers on Shell's North Sea oil and gas platforms would go ahead on Thursday.

Lamprell Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 Oilfield services firm Lamprell plc announced Wednesday that Christopher McDonald has been appointed as the company's new CEO and director, effective October 1.

VIDEO: Three Offshore Jobs You May Not Have Considered
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 Though some offshore jobs aren't so common, they can provide great opportunities for oil and gas professionals.

AziPac to Begin North Madura PSC Exploration in Java Sea by Year End
Tuesday, August 02, 2016 AziPac plans exploration campaign at North Madura Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Indonesia's Java Sea later this year, with Herry Wibiksana appointed to lead operations in the country.

Maersk Drilling Lays Off About 120 GOM Workers
Monday, August 01, 2016 Maersk Drilling is laying off 122 offshore workers due to an early termination of the Maersk Valiant rig.

ABS Expands India Office, Plans To Recruit Technology Staff
Monday, August 01, 2016 ABS expands office in India to recruit technology staff to support business growth.

IOG Appoints Peattie as Chairman
Friday, July 29, 2016 Independent Oil and Gas plc announced Friday the appointment of David Peattie as chairman and Andrew Hay as senior independent non-executive director, with immediate effect.

Sembcorp Marine's 2Q 2016 Net Profit Falls 90% to $8.1M
Friday, July 29, 2016 Sembcorp Marine's net profit falls sharply in the second quarter of 2016, down 90 percent to $8.1 million, compared to $80.7 million last year.

Oklahoma County Best while Harris Co. Worst for Oil, Gas Economies
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Recent data finds that Oklahoma City created the most oil and gas jobs in 2015 while Houston shed the most.

Singapore's Swiber Holdings to Wind Up Company, 3 Senior Executives Resign
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Swiber Holdings files an application to wind up the Singapore-based offshore construction and support services firm as 3 senior executives resigned.

To Strike or Not to Strike? Depends on Where You Work
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Distinctions among oil-producing regions play a role in how effective strikes are in wage negotiations.

Indonesia President Joko Widodo Names Archandra Tahar as Energy Minister
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Indonesia's President Joko Widodo appoints Archandra Tahar as Energy and Mineral Resources Minister in a cabinet reshuffle, replacing Sudirman Said, according to local media.

South Africa Oil Workers' Strike Could Hit Refineries
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 South African energy workers plan to strike indefinitely from Thursday over pay, according to a union.

Shell Ideas360: Student Contest Teaches Valuable Career Lessons
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 The recently-completed 2016 edition of Shell's Ideas360 competition featured five student teams around the world who will have learned valuable lessons for their future careers by taking part.

South African Workers in Petroleum Sector to Strike Over Wages
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 More than 15,000 employees in South Africa's petroleum sector are expected to go on strike this week after wage talks with employers failed, Talk Radio 702 reports.

Project GRAD Lets Students Experience Work in the Energy Sector
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Houston-area high school students learn about career opportunities in the energy industry during through mock demonstrations and hands-on training.

Examining the Rewards and Challenges of Modern Oil and Gas Jobs
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Three workers share their unique insights on modern oil and gas jobs.

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