Top 5 Rigzone-Staff Picks for 2018
Rigzone’s editorial staff singles out some of the articles they enjoyed writing the most in 2018. What were yours? We'd love to hear – leave them in the comments below!
Oil, Gas Companies Focus on Recruitment, Retention in the Permian
Activity in the Permian has anchored U.S. production as of late and I was able to see that firsthand as I traveled to Midland to interview people for this feature. It was enlightening to see the bustle of activity in the area and also hear from actual workers and residents of how the shale boom is affecting them. -Valerie Jones
OTC 2018: 'More Eyes' Needed to Fight Human Trafficking
This article deals with an undeniably tragic and horrid topic: human trafficking, or modern-day slavery. However, having interviewed people who are standing up to fight this gross injustice, I was gratified to have had the chance to help spread the word about how the industry can be part of the solution. -Matthew Veazey
Take a Virtual Field Trip to An Offshore Platform
I consider myself a bit of a geography geek, and Google Maps is one of my favorite online toys. This application is a great illustration of how the industry can improve its outreach to students, policymakers, and the general public. -Matthew Veazey
This story is further evidence of the industry's move to digital in its training of the younger workforce. Applications like these are how they prefer to learn and it definitely piques their interest. -Valerie Jones
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