Petroleum, Chemicals and Coal Are Worst Performers in Latest Manufacturing Salaries Survey

IndustryWeek, the American monthly trade publication, has released the results of its latest annual Manufacturing Salary Survey. As expected, the news is not good for the energy sector, with petroleum and coal salaries losing considerable ground (17 percent) in the last 12 months. The company analyzed data from surveys completed in November and December 2016

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New Gas Jobs for West Virginia Panhandle

Bidell Gas Compression, a subsidiary of Calgary-based Total Energy Services Inc., announced late last week it will repurpose a former ArcelorMittal Steel-owned machine shop facility in Weirton, in the Northern Panhandle region of West Virginia, for use in the fabrication, sale and service of natural gas compression equipment, creating more than 100 new jobs. Commenting

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US Oil and Gas Jobs Up Slightly

US employers added 235,000 jobs in February, resulting in a one percent growth in employment in the oil and gas extraction sector, according to the latest report released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) last Friday. Mining, which includes oil and gas drilling, added 7,700 jobs last month, the most in nearly three

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