Reshaping the Number and Type of Jobs in Shale: How Technology has Changed the Oil Industry

Services companies are filling order books again and looking for workers, despite crude being worth half what it was three years ago. Technological advances are helping explorers find more pockets of riches, and to drill faster and frack smarter. This is why the Permian Basin in West Texas and New Mexico is the hottest game

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Wind Industry Could Drive a Quarter Million American Jobs by 2020

American wind power expansion is poised to drive 248,000 jobs and $85 billion dollars in economic activity over the next four years, says The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). These and other economic benefits will result from the addition of 35,000 megawatts of new wind power capacity through 2020, according to new analysis for the

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Baker Hughes Hiring for 200+ Positions – Here’s How To Apply & Win the Job

As January comes to a close, growth within the oil & gas industry continues. With Texas reporting the largest amount of new active drilling in several months and President Trump approving Keystone XL, more and more companies are ramping up their hiring. One of the major players in the US market that is hiring is

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Oilfield Job Shop is Hiring for a Contract Oil & Gas Journalism Position

Oilfield Job Shop is looking for a contract writer! The right candidate will be able to break news about the oil & gas industry as it relates employment in North America & across the Globe. Responsibilities will include daily / alternating daily stories on oil and gas and energy-related employment issues, plus related features, as well

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President Trump Signs Executive Action – Construction of Keystone XL & Dakota Access Pipelines to Advance

Consistent with his pledge made moments after his inauguration, it appears President Donald Trump is indeed a man of his word. And, so goes forth an era with fewer constraints on the oil & gas industry – much to the disappointment of opposing environmentalists. At the outset, this is a major move forward, offering freedom

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200,000 Litres of Crude Oil spilled on First Nations land in Stoughton Saskatchewan

Amidst the flury of oil activity in Southeastern Saskatchewan, a pipeline has leaked about 200,000 litres of crude oil onto agricultural land 10 kilometres north of Stoughton. The area is in a low-lying area with a frozen slough. It is estimated that 170,000 litres of the spill have been recovered, and that the oil has not

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