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New Jobs at Delek Refinery to Pay $90,000 on Average
Friday, May 24, 2019 Delek US Holdings plans more enhancements to its refinery in Krotz Springs, La.

IOG Appoints Ex-ConocoPhillips Manager
Friday, May 24, 2019 Independent Oil and Gas announces the appointment of Neil Hawkings as an independent non-executive director of the company.

KBR Wins Algeria Contract
Thursday, May 23, 2019 Sonatrach and Cepsa have awarded KBR a contract tied to their RKR redevelopment in Algeria.

Pioneer Cuts Hundreds of Workers in Texas
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 The Permian pure-play company has reportedly cut 25 percent of its workforce as it continues to cut costs.

$1.2B Shell Plant Expansion Plans Advance
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Shell seeks incentives from State of Louisiana as it weighs MEG project decision.

OMV Creating 250+ Jobs in Austria
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 OMV has revealed that it is creating more than 250 new jobs in Austria.

Nord Stream 2's Job and Economic Impact on EU
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 The total economic benefit of the Nord Stream 2 project for the European Union, as of December 2018, is over $11 billion.

Exxon’s Permian Production to Yield $64B for New Mexico
Friday, May 17, 2019 ExxonMobil Corp.'s development of its Permian resources could yield $64B for the state of New Mexico, according to a study conducted for the company.

UK Safety Body Appoints Piper Alpha Survivor
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 The board of Step Change in Safety announces the appointment of Steve Rae as the organization's new executive director.

Weatherford Expects to File for Chapter 11
Monday, May 13, 2019 Weatherford executes a restructuring support agreement with a group of its senior noteholders.

How Do You Keep a Workforce Digitally Up to Date?
Friday, May 10, 2019 From the latest digital buzzwords to the newest apps, what are the challenges in keeping employees engaged in the digital developments of the workplace?

Schlumberger Subsidiary Cuts Jobs in Permian
Thursday, May 09, 2019 Product & Logistics Services is ceasing operations at its Monahans, Texas facility, resulting in the termination of 124 employees.

Petrobras CEO Throws Out Printers to Cut Costs
Thursday, May 09, 2019 To date, the CEO has announced $8.1B in cost cuts through 2023, including plans to trim 4,300 of the company's 47,222 workers.

Permian Firm Aims for 25-percent Headcount Growth
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 The energy services firm is diversifying its presence in the Permian Basin.

BP Wants to Simplify the Way Employees Work
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 BP's head of digital upstream Rob Kelly says work should be just as enjoyable as being at home.

Pioneer Asking Third of Senior Managers to Retire
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 Pioneer's headcount has declined in four of the past five years and ended last year at its lowest since 2010.

Offshore Exploration Poised for a Rebound
Monday, May 06, 2019 An uptick in offshore exploration drilling could be on the horizon.

Support Activities for Mining Take A Dip in April
Friday, May 03, 2019 While U.S. employment in oil and gas extraction was unchanged for the month of April, support activities continued their decline, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Government Backs Aberdeen Engineering Hub Plans
Friday, May 03, 2019 The UK government is backing industry plans for a multi-million-dollar underwater engineering hub in Aberdeen.

$2B Baytown Project Augments ExxonMobil's Gulf Plan
Thursday, May 02, 2019 ExxonMobil expands its Growing the Gulf initiative.

Chevron Backs Its Anadarko Deal
Thursday, May 02, 2019 Chevron's signed agreement with Anadarko provides the best value and the most certainty to Anadarko's shareholders, according to Chevron.

Oil, Gas Employment Now at Pre-Downturn Levels
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 Many of the industry's job losses in the upstream sector have been offset with hiring from midstream and downstream companies, Deloitte finds.

Anadarko, Chevron, Oxy and EOG Open School in Permian
Monday, April 29, 2019 Four West Texas Energy companies collaborated to open a school in Midland to help alleviate child care challenges in the Permian.

Frequent Skill Assessments A Must for Oil, Gas
Thursday, April 25, 2019 Oil and gas companies looking to strengthen their workforce need to assess current skill levels and plan for the future in order to drive newer technologies forward.

ExxonMobil to Expand UK Refinery
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 The project will boost Fawley's ULSD capacity.

Majors In Top 50 Employers for Women List
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Oil and gas majors BP and Shell have been included in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019 list.

Anadarko Tweaked CEO's Potential Payout Before Chevron Deal
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Anadarko updated terms determining severance payments for senior execs the day before Chevron's $33B buyout offer was announced.

Energy Companies Should Recruit Where Google Does
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Energy execs believe the industry has to be more proactive in going after the talent it wants.

Aberdeen Services Firm Hiring After Equity Raise
Monday, April 22, 2019 Aberdeen-based Archer Knight has completed a $649,505 equity raise.

Is the Permian Played Out?
Monday, April 22, 2019 Regina Mayor, global sector head of energy and natural resources for KPMG, gives her view on the Permian.

It's Film or Fall Behind For the Oil, Gas Industry
Friday, April 19, 2019 Five ways video content is key for attracting top talent in energy.

Vitol's LNG Trading Desk Shifts to London
Friday, April 19, 2019 The move underscores the rising prominence of LNG for some of the biggest energy traders.

Total Turns to Artificial Intelligence to Cut Drilling Costs
Friday, April 19, 2019 The digital factory will employ between 200 and 300 engineers and build on successful North Sea pilot projects.

$6B Project with Up to 8,000 New Jobs Sanctioned
Friday, April 19, 2019 The steering committee for the offshore Azerbaijan ACG field has sanctioned the next stage of the development.

OGUK Appoints 3 New Task Force Members
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Industry body OGUK's Efficiency Task Force appoints three new members to its steering group.

Alta Mesa Cuts More Jobs Following Delisting Warning
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Independent energy company Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. has cut more staff at its Houston facility, just one week after receiving a delisting warning from NASDAQ.

Industry-Threatening Colorado Bill Signed into Law
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Colorado Governor Jared Polis has signed Senate Bill 181 into law.

'Sexual Playthings': Anadarko's Denver Office Has #MeToo Moment
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 A letter to Anadarko by a former female employee describes a toxic culture in the satellite office, where 550 of the company's 4,700 employees work, and where she said sexual harassment wasn't punished.

Schlumberger May Choose Current COO as Next CEO
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Schlumberger Ltd.'s board is leaning toward picking Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch to become its next chief executive officer, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Chevron Cuts Staff in 2018
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Chevron Corporation further reduced its headcount in 2018, according to the company's latest annual report.

Activity Flat for US 10th Dist. Energy Firms in 1Q 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019 Energy activity for the U.S. Tenth District was flat in the first quarter of 2019, according to results from the Kansas City Fed's quarterly energy survey.

Oceaneering Launches New Engineering Consultancy
Friday, April 12, 2019 Oceaneering International launches a new global engineering consultancy.

Canada Could Lose 12,500 Oil, Gas Jobs in 2019
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 A new report by PetroLMI forecasts that Canada's oil and gas industry is at risk of losing 12,500 jobs this year.

Laredo Petroleum Cuts Staff by 20 Percent
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 The Tulsa, Oklahoma-based independent said the cuts are part of a bigger plan to cut company costs.

90 New Jobs at Aberdeen Player Due to Semi-Sub Buy
Tuesday, April 09, 2019 Aberdeen-based Well-Safe Solutions agrees to acquire the Ocean Guardian semi-submersible drilling unit from Diamond Offshore.

Ex-Chevron Man Becomes Genel CEO
Monday, April 08, 2019 Genel Energy plc has appointed Bill Higgs as its new chief executive officer, with immediate effect.

Mining Employment Sees Slight Gains in March
Friday, April 05, 2019 Oil and gas extraction jobs increased while support jobs declined.

Brexit Weighs on Oil and Gas Firms
Friday, March 29, 2019 Experts speculate on what could happen in Brexit scenarios.

McDermott Inks Deal to Build EPCI Facility in Saudi Arabia
Thursday, March 28, 2019 Saudi Aramco and McDermott Arabia Company, Ltd. have agreed to allow McDermott to establish a fabrication facility for offshore platforms and onshore/offshore modules.

BP Expands Program to Lure Mid-Career Talent
Thursday, March 28, 2019 BP's Returnship Program targets women and men who stepped out of the workforce for family or personal reasons and wish to return to work.