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Scots Subsea Technology Firm Calls in Administrators, 77 Jobs Lost
Friday, February 27, 2015 Accountancy firm KPMG is appointed as administrator of Specialist Subsea Services Limited amid cash flow difficulties at the company.

Tenaris Joins Archer, Marathon in Cost Cuts, Layoffs
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Oil companies Tenaris, Archer and Marathon Oil plan to cut company costs and reduce their workforce as a result of the oil market crisis.

Chevron Brings 100 Jobs to Houston
Monday, February 23, 2015 As part of a scheduled relocation of 400 positions, Chevron has expedited the move of 100 jobs to Houston.

UT Jackson School of Geosciences Aims to Enhance Research in Mexico
Monday, February 23, 2015 UT Jackson School of Geosciences and UNAM agree to strengthen collaborations with each other to enhance research in energy, environment and sustainability in Mexico.

GE Oil & Gas Adjusts Recruitment Strategy
Friday, February 20, 2015 Rigzone catches up with Harry Elsinga, VP Human Resources at GE Oil & Gas.



BP and Maersk Partner to Train Offshore Rig Crews at New Houston Facility
Thursday, February 19, 2015 European oil companies BP and Maersk Training sign a 5-year contract in which Maersk will train BP offshore rig crews in a new training facility in Houston.

Opportunity to Grow Indigenous Employment in Australia
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Australia's oil and gas industry has focused on increasing Indigenous participation, but, as Rigzone finds out, more could be done.

Aker Solutions to Cut Norway Jobs on Weak Oil Market
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions plans to cut its domestic workforce in response to lower demand.

Mexico's Pemex Says Suspends Some Deep Water Exploration Projects
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Pemex postpones some deep water exploration projects and says it will cut jobs as part of a raft of planned capital delays due to slumping crude prices.

Oilfield Services Firm Hunting to Cut Jobs, Realign Business Units
Monday, February 16, 2015 Oilfield services firm Hunting plans to cut jobs and take other cost-saving measures as it faces a declining oil rig count.

Kemp: Mass Layoffs Complicate Oil Industry's Long-Term Plans
Friday, February 13, 2015 The challenge is recruiting, training and retaining workers and maintaining an appropriate long-term labor force in an industry stuck with a profound boom-bust cycle, analyst John Kemp says.

Cenovus to Cut Jobs, Freeze Hikes as Losses Deepen on Oil Price Tumble
Thursday, February 12, 2015 Canada's Cenovus Energy says it will cut 15 percent of its workforce as it reports an eightfold increase in its quarterly loss.

GE Oil & Gas Invests in Montrose Manufacturing Facilities
Thursday, February 12, 2015 GE Oil & Gas bolsters its manufacturing capabilities at its sites in Montrose, Scotland with a $21-million investment.

Total Takes $6.5B Impairment, Cuts Costs To Counter Weak Oil
Thursday, February 12, 2015 Total says it will shed 2,000 jobs as it cuts costs in response to the weak oil price.

UK Subsea Sector Set for Two Tough Years
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Trade body Subsea UK says the UK subsea industry is set for two years of tough times, but the sector could see a significant recovery between 2017 and 2019.

Halliburton to Cut Thousands of Jobs as Oil Slumps
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Halliburton said it expects to let go 6.5 percent to 8 percent of its 80,000-strong workforce, amounting to between 5,200 and 6,400

Weatherford To Cut 5,000 Jobs As It Fights Oil Slump
Thursday, February 05, 2015 Weatherford plans to cut 5,000 jobs, or about 9% of its workforce, by the end of the first quarter as the oil services company tries to save costs amid sinking oil prices and budget cuts.

Pemex CEO Calls for Industry to 'Build Talent'
Monday, February 02, 2015 Pemex CEO Emilio Lozoya Austin tells delegates at GE Oil & Gas' annual meeting that the industry needs to move away from "buying talent rather than building talent".

BG Signs Oil Contractor Deal With KBR To Reduce Costs
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 BG Group signs an agreement with KBR to hire skilled contractors for its large-scale projects at short notice, an alliance that will allow BG to cut hiring costs.

BP Cuts 255 Jobs In Azerbaijan, Remains Committed To Region
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 BP cuts 255 jobs, or around 8% of its workforce in Azerbaijan as it trims costs in response to the "challenging market environment".

EarthStream Says Hiring Companies Gain from Decline in Oil Price
Monday, January 26, 2015 Falling oil price allows hiring firms to cope better with skilled shortages in the industry as more experienced candidates are available at reasonable salaries, an EarthStream executive says.

Oil Major BP Freezes Pay In 2015 To Cut Costs
Monday, January 26, 2015 BP is freezing base pay across the group this year, the latest in a series of steps by oil majors to cut costs in response to sinking oil prices.

Oil, Gas Salary Adjustments Amid Oil Price Decline
Friday, January 23, 2015 The downturn in crude oil prices is disproportionately affecting companies in the energy industry, prompting a variety of budget revisions that could affect workers' salaries.

Technip Gains EDGE in Gender Equality Performance
Friday, January 23, 2015 French oilfield services firm becomes the first company from the energy industry to become certified for the EDGE gender equality standard.

SKILLED Spurns Merger Proposal from Programmed Maintenance Services
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Australia's SKILLED Group spurns merger proposal from Programmed Maintenance Services.

Brazil's Oleo e Gas to Cut 40% of Workforce
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Brazilian oil and natural gas company Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA says it will cut its workforce by 40 percent, or more than 40 workers, to bring costs in line with revenues.

Top Tips: Applying for Your First Graduate Job in European Oil, Gas
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Rigzone talks to graduate recruiters at BP and OMV about their tips for university students applying for a graduate job in oil and gas.

Genel Slashes 2015 Revenue Forecast on Weak Oil Prices
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Kurdistan oil producers Genel slashes its 2015 revenue forecast, citing weak crude prices.

Petronas Says NST's Job Cuts Article is 'Misreported and Inaccurate'
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Petronas clarifies that a local newspaper article saying that the firm plans to reduce its workforce by around 10 percent was "misreported and inaccurate."

Talisman Sinopec Energy UK To Cut 300 Jobs
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Talisman Sinopec Energy UK says it would cut 300 jobs due to falling production levels and rising operating costs hurt by low oil prices.

Centrica's Cohen Appointed Head of UK Onshore Oil, Gas College
Monday, January 19, 2015 Colette Cohen, head of Centrica's UK oil and gas production business, is appointed chair of the UK's new National College for Onshore Oil and Gas.

Low Oil Prices Prompts Apache, Schlumberger to Lay Off Workers
Thursday, January 15, 2015 The slowdown in oil and gas activity resulting from lower oil prices prompts Apache and Schlumberger to lay off workers.

BP Set for North Sea Job Losses, but Industry Urged to Invest in Region
Thursday, January 15, 2015 BP is set to announce "significant" job losses in the North Sea as consultancy Deloitte calls for oil companies and the government to continue to invest in the region.

Halliburton Cuts Jobs in Houston Amid Slumping Crude Oil
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Halliburton is cutting an unknown number of workers in the Houston area in response to low oil prices.

Tullow To Begin Oil Sector Job Purge As Weak Prices Bite
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Tullow Oil is planning to cut some of its 2,000-strong workforce, a source familiar with the company says, starting an expected avalanche of job losses.

Shell To Cut 5 To 10% Of Jobs At Canada Oil Sands Project
Friday, January 09, 2015 Shell will cut from 5-10% of the about 3,000 jobs at its Albian Sands mining project in northern Alberta, a company spokesman says.