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What Are My Career Options in Oilfield Decommissioning and Demolition?

  • 1 month ago
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Despite the fluctuations in job demand, oilfields will forever be a necessary and lucrative industry. Whether you are currently involved in the oilfield industry, or are looking to get involved in this business, oilfield decommissioning may be a sector worth your interest. With so many oil rigs reaching the end of their life span, and regulations dictating their proper decommissioning and dismantling, the need for qualified workers to carry out decommissions will always be in demand. If this...

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What Are The Top 10 Paying Oilfield Jobs In The World?

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It’s no secret that the oil and gas industries around the world provide some top paying positions. Even during a time of economic downturn, where the oil and gas sector has been hit harder than any other, it remains one of the strongest industries around. This makes oilfield jobs appealing to many, seeking out well-paying jobs that don’t necessarily require extensive schooling or experience. But what positions within the oilfields afford the top salaries? Which positions do oilfield...

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About to be Laid Off? 5 Things you NEED to do to Protect Yourself

  • 6 months ago
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It’s unfortunate that while the oilfield and construction industries experience times of great prosperity, they also face situations in which companies shut down and employees are laid off due to shortage of work. Those caught in the ebb and flow of these businesses must take steps to protect themselves from an impending lay-off. Hearing the news that you are going to be laid off can be shocking and stressful. It’s important in those times to stay focused and look ahead in order to...

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Finding Work With A Criminal Record

  • 6 months ago
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Applying for a new job can be nerve racking regardless of your qualifications, but there are certain circumstances that may make this process even more intimidating, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be successful. For example, potential employers will often inquire about your criminal record, either on the application form or during the interview process, and may even ask permission to conduct a police information check. Even if you do have a criminal history, such as a criminal convi...

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What Is A TWIC Card & Why Is It Used For Oilfield Employment?

  • 6 months ago
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The oilfield continues to boom & bust. However, given that oil & gas along with construction are considered 'essential', jobs continue to be available – both to refill the positions affected by cutbacks and to fill new positions that are being created in addition to those. Despite this increase in potential positions, finding a job in the oilfield can still be a rather difficult feat. With so many, both locals and those coming from across the country, to start their career (or pic...

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