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2018 Year-End Oil Price Declines Won't Stop Texas Oil Industry Growth
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Texas oil economist Karr Ingham said the end-of-year price drop doesn't mean the end of growth and expansion in Texas upstream oil and gas.

Oil May Bring 400,000 Jobs and $258B in Investments to Brazil
Thursday, January 17, 2019 The secretary general of the Brazilian Institute of Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels said that in the next few years, the oil industry will bring more jobs and investments to Rio de Janeiro.

Shell Appoints New Upstream Director
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Shell appoints Wael Sawan as its new upstream director.

Survey: Oil and Gas Hiring in Houston Flat in 2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 A survey of Houston energy executives, HR staff and hiring managers expect little to no change this year in regards to hiring and company growth.

Atlas Professionals Buys Brander
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Energy recruitment specialist Atlas Professionals acquires technical recruitment company Brander.

Halliburton Names New Western Hemisphere President
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 The oil services giant has promoted Mark Richard as president for the Western Hemisphere.

WildHorse to Lay Off Staff After Chesapeake Acquisition
Monday, January 14, 2019 WildHorse Resources Management Company will permanently close its Houston office, resulting in almost 100 layoffs.

US 10th Dist. Energy Firms Less Optimistic about Future Drilling
Friday, January 11, 2019 The Kansas City Fed's fourth quarter energy survey reveals a negative drilling and business activity index - the first in almost three years.

Texas Oil and Gas Production Increases with Stalled Job Growth
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 A report from TIPRO shows that Texas crude oil and natural gas production in 2018 continued to rise despite job growth being flat in November.

Pittsburgh-Based EQT Corp. Cuts Staff
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 The natural gas exploration and pipeline transport company said the cuts will generate $50 million in savings.

US Shale Drilling Activity Slowed in 2H 2018
Monday, January 07, 2019 A new report from Rystad Energy reveals a dip in the nation's fracking activity in the second half of 2018.

Aberdeen Services Firm to Create 80 Jobs
Monday, January 07, 2019 Aberdeen-based offshore support vessel specialist Sentinel Marine says it will create 80 new jobs by adding 3 multi-role ships to its fleet.

Slight Uptick in US Mining Support Activities to End 2018
Friday, January 04, 2019 The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported slight gains in support activities for mining in December.

How to be a Good Team Player in Oil and Gas
Monday, December 31, 2018 Rigzone asks several experts for their top tips on how to be a good team player in the oil and gas sector.

Fed Says Texas Job Growth to Take Hit If Oil Rout Continues
Friday, December 28, 2018 Job growth in the Lone Star State will likely weaken in the first half of 2019 if oil prices remain at current levels, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

The Harder The Climb, The Better The View: Russia's Workforce Hurdles
Friday, December 28, 2018 There may be a steep mountain to climb before reaping the benefits, especially when it comes to the workforce. But the view is well worth the climb.

Top Common Skills for Jobs Posted on Rigzone in 2018
Thursday, December 27, 2018 Rigzone reveals the most commonly posted skills for all jobs on our site.

Xodus Makes New Appointment to Drive Growth
Thursday, December 20, 2018 Aberdeen-headquartered Xodus Group appoints Phil Cooper as its corporate development director to support the continued growth of the company.

Canada to Invest C$1.6B in Oil and Gas Sector
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 The Canadian government has pledged more than C$1.6 billion to the country's struggling oil and gas sector to support jobs and workers.

HR's Role in the Oil and Gas Digital Transformation
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 A new survey by KPMG finds that some oil and gas HR executives are still a bit hesitant to transform their workforces to keep up with the industry's digital transformation.

Hundreds of Texas Oil and Gas Workers to Lose Jobs in New Year
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Layoffs are on the horizon for hundreds of oil and gas workers in Texas.

Canada's Job Market Up Despite Concerns in Oil Sector
Friday, December 07, 2018 Canada's job market showed surprising resiliency last month in the face of a crisis in the oil sector.

Jobs in Support Activities for Mining Dip in November
Friday, December 07, 2018 The BLS reported a dip in support activities for mining in November.

Well-Centric Buys Simmons Edeco Europe
Thursday, December 06, 2018 Well-Centric, a FrontRow Energy Technology Group company, announces the acquisition of Simmons Edeco Europe.

Baker Hughes Inks Service Contract with Saudi Aramco
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 Baker Hughes inks a three-year well services contract with Saudi Aramco.

Big Oil Battles Prolonged Gender Problem
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 Globally, the oil and gas sector ranks second only to construction as the worst for gender equality, according to a study by Boston Consulting Group.

Shell Ties New Climate Targets to Exec Pay
Monday, December 03, 2018 Shell is introducing new, shorter-term climate change goals that will directly affect how much the company's executives will get paid.

ADES Buys 11 Drilling Rigs from Weatherford
Monday, December 03, 2018 In the second of a series of closings under one transaction, ADES acquires 11 drilling rigs from Weatherford International.

Canada's Plan to Cut Oil Output Boosts Crude, Stocks
Monday, December 03, 2018 Alberta's announcement that it will cut oil production next year to bolster prices sent crude soaring and boosted shares of Canadian producers.

Tenaris to Cut Production and Staff at Canadian Facility
Thursday, November 29, 2018 Tenaris is decreasing production and cutting staff at its AlgomaTubes facility due in part to increases in imports to Canada because of the Trump administration's steel tariffs.

Four Things Upstream Firms Can Change in 2019
Thursday, November 29, 2018 BCG has identified four domains in which upstream companies can seize opportunities to transform themselves.

Contractors' Confidence in UKCS Keeps Rising
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Contractors' confidence in the UKCS is continuing to improve, according to a new survey.

Top 3 Human Capital Trends in Oil and Gas
Monday, November 26, 2018 A recent report from Deloitte identifies the top three human capital trends affecting the oil and gas industry.

ODS Anticipates Creating Up To 500 Jobs by 2021
Thursday, November 22, 2018 UK decommissioning company Offshore Decommissioning Services anticipates that it will create up to 500 new jobs by 2021, according to a company spokesperson.

Heerema to Sell Yards and Cut Staff
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 HFG contends 'the risks associated with building topsides are high and clients are not prepared to pay for this risk.'

Anadarko Names Former EVP, CFO as New President
Friday, November 16, 2018 Anadarko names Bob Gwin as the company's president.

How to Bounce Back from Professional Failure
Friday, November 16, 2018 Oil and gas experts offer tips on how to bounce back from a professional set-back.

V&E Partner Talks Permian Hiring
Friday, November 16, 2018 As long as oil prices remain strong and takeaway capacity exceeds production, producers will be hiring in the Permian, according to V&E partner John Grand.

Permian Pipes Are Coming, But The Workers Aren't
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 'It's frankly today a bigger concern than oil prices, because oil prices are fine where they are. The availability of labor is not,' says analyst.

Wood Wins Mega Project Services Deal
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Wood secures multi-million dollar contract extension from ADNOC Offshore.

Oil and Gas Recruiting to Rise in Coming Months
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Rigzone's recent survey finds that oil and gas recruiting is expected to increase in coming months, on the heels of a better market climate.

Further Talks Planned to Avoid North Sea Strike
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 The OCA and UK union representatives agree to meet on November 20 for further talks.

Chevron Appoints New North America E&P Leader
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Chevron Corporation appoints a new president for North America Exploration and Production.

Thousands of UKCS Workers Edge Closer to Strike
Monday, November 05, 2018 The 'vast majority' of UK union Unite's 2,500 members covered by the Offshore Contractors Association agreement have voted for industrial action.

US Adds Thousands of Oil and Gas Jobs in October
Friday, November 02, 2018 Newly released data from the BLS reveals that October continued the trend of adding jobs in the sector.

Red Sea Project to Create 30,000 Jobs
Thursday, November 01, 2018 Saudi Aramco and SABIC will develop an integrated industrial complex to convert crude oil to chemicals at Yanbu.

Freeport-McMoRan Hires Rowan Jackup for GOM Work
Friday, October 19, 2018 Freeport-McMoran has hired a Rowan jackup for a one-well contract in the US Gulf of Mexico.

Natural Gas Helps Texans Save Almost $60B in 10 Years
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 A new report by the Consumer Energy Alliance finds that Texas residents saved billions of dollars, thanks to natural gas production.

FAMILY AFFAIR: Oil and Gas Has Driven Govia Family to Success
Thursday, October 11, 2018 There's decades of oil and gas excellence in the Govia family. Thirty-five year industry veteran Delfina Govia shares her family's experiences.

Shell Hits Milestone at Pennsylvania Site
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 An April 2018 aerial view of Shell's Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex construction site in Beaver County, Pa.